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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, during pregnancy No No, borderline diabetes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,127 1,708 9.8 9.1-10.5 77 0.9 0.6- 1.3 10,133 88.1 87.3-88.9 209 1.2 1.0- 1.5
-Western NC 1,968 310 11.7 10.1-13.4 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6 1,605 85.9 83.9-87.6 45 1.8 1.2- 2.6
GENDER
Male 767 128 12.2 9.7-15.1 0 0.0 . - . 629 86.6 83.5-89.1 10 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Female 1,201 182 11.2 9.3-13.5 8 1.3 0.6- 3.1 976 85.2 82.6-87.6 35 2.2 1.4- 3.4
RACE
White 1,807 270 11.6 10.0-13.4 8 0.8 0.3- 1.8 1,487 85.8 83.8-87.7 42 1.8 1.2- 2.8
African American 48 13 20.7 9.7-38.7 0 0.0 . - . 34 76.5 57.9-88.5 1 2.8 0.4-17.9
Other Minorities 99 26 10.0 4.9-19.3 0 0.0 . - . 71 89.8 80.6-94.9 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 5 5.1 1.7-14.4 1 3.5 0.5-21.1 37 91.5 77.9-97.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,922 304 11.9 10.3-13.8 7 0.6 0.2- 1.5 1,566 85.6 83.6-87.5 45 1.8 1.2- 2.7
AGE
18-44 414 23 4.4 2.6- 7.3 5 1.4 0.5- 3.7 379 92.8 89.4-95.2 7 1.4 0.6- 3.5
45-54 318 43 12.7 9.0-17.7 2 0.3 0.0- 1.7 266 85.0 79.8-89.0 7 2.0 0.9- 4.4
55-64 462 84 18.1 14.2-22.7 0 0.0 . - . 368 80.7 76.0-84.6 10 1.2 0.5- 2.8
65+ 754 160 20.6 17.4-24.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 572 76.6 72.8-80.0 21 2.6 1.6- 4.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 74 18.0 13.3-23.9 0 0.0 . - . 208 79.6 73.4-84.6 8 2.5 1.1- 5.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 108 13.7 10.7-17.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.8 481 84.3 80.4-87.6 16 1.8 0.8- 4.0
Some Post-H.S. 513 70 10.5 7.9-14.0 4 1.3 0.4- 4.0 431 86.9 82.9-90.0 8 1.3 0.5- 3.2
College Graduate 554 58 7.0 5.1- 9.5 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 481 90.0 86.7-92.6 13 1.7 0.9- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 66 18.5 13.5-24.8 0 0.0 . - . 202 80.8 74.5-85.8 4 0.7 0.3- 1.9
$15,000- 24,999 367 64 11.7 8.5-15.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 291 84.7 79.6-88.7 11 3.3 1.4- 7.7
$25,000- 34,999 245 36 11.5 7.8-16.5 2 1.1 0.2- 6.7 199 84.8 78.7-89.3 8 2.7 1.1- 6.6
$35,000- 49,999 258 37 10.2 7.0-14.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 216 88.0 82.9-91.8 4 0.7 0.2- 3.2
$50,000-74,999 253 24 6.7 4.1-10.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 224 91.7 87.3-94.6 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4
$75,000+ 246 25 8.3 5.1-13.2 3 2.5 0.7- 8.5 214 88.4 82.5-92.5 4 0.8 0.2- 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 849 187 18.2 15.3-21.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 630 78.4 74.7-81.6 31 3.3 2.0- 5.3
No 1,052 111 7.4 5.7- 9.5 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8 922 90.7 88.2-92.6 13 0.9 0.4- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 279 57 19.1 14.3-25.0 0 0.0 . - . 217 79.4 73.3-84.4 5 1.5 0.6- 4.1
Non-Veteran 1,689 253 10.6 9.0-12.5 8 0.8 0.3- 1.9 1,388 86.8 84.7-88.7 40 1.8 1.2- 2.8

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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