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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,675 436 23.7 20.9-26.7 811 47.2 43.7-50.7 192 13.6 11.1-16.4 202 12.4 10.3-14.8 34 3.1 1.8- 5.3
-Western NC 304 72 21.7 16.6-27.7 147 47.1 39.9-54.4 36 13.5 8.6-20.6 39 13.0 8.7-19.0 10 4.8 2.2-10.0
GENDER
Male 126 30 22.3 14.9-31.9 57 43.1 32.8-54.1 15 15.3 7.7-28.3 17 11.6 6.2-20.7 7 7.6 3.2-17.3
Female 178 42 21.1 14.8-29.0 90 51.3 41.8-60.7 21 11.5 6.9-18.6 22 14.4 8.4-23.6 3 1.7 0.4- 7.1
RACE
White 264 69 23.2 17.7-29.6 123 47.3 39.8-55.0 30 13.5 8.3-21.3 34 11.4 7.4-17.0 8 4.6 2.0-10.3
African American 13 0 0.0 . - . 8 39.8 14.8-71.7 3 19.7 5.2-52.1 2 40.4 12.5-76.4 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 26 3 20.0 3.6-62.3 15 49.7 21.4-78.2 3 5.1 0.9-24.7 3 11.2 2.6-37.6 2 14.0 2.2-53.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 1 46.1 8.6-88.6 3 44.5 9.6-85.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.4 1.1-50.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 298 71 21.3 16.3-27.3 143 47.1 39.8-54.5 36 13.7 8.7-20.9 38 13.1 8.7-19.2 10 4.8 2.2-10.2
AGE
18-44 22 4 12.9 3.9-35.2 7 30.5 12.6-57.1 3 22.2 5.5-58.3 4 16.5 5.0-42.4 4 18.0 5.7-44.6
45-54 43 9 15.6 7.0-31.1 20 53.2 35.6-70.1 5 12.2 4.6-28.7 8 18.8 8.2-37.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
55-64 83 19 22.4 13.6-34.8 44 50.0 37.2-62.7 8 7.9 3.5-16.9 9 14.2 6.5-28.2 3 5.5 1.6-17.5
65+ 156 40 27.5 19.9-36.8 76 48.8 39.5-58.1 20 14.1 8.7-22.2 18 8.1 4.6-13.8 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 71 15 22.3 12.5-36.6 32 45.4 30.6-61.1 11 13.2 6.4-25.4 11 14.1 6.1-29.3 2 4.9 1.2-17.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 107 23 16.4 10.1-25.4 55 46.8 34.8-59.2 12 16.7 7.6-32.8 12 11.7 5.6-22.7 5 8.4 3.1-20.8
Some Post-H.S. 69 16 25.1 14.3-40.2 32 44.6 30.8-59.3 9 12.1 5.5-24.3 10 17.6 8.4-33.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6
College Graduate 57 18 28.9 17.1-44.5 28 53.4 37.7-68.4 4 8.0 2.6-21.9 6 8.2 2.9-21.0 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 12 15.0 7.3-28.4 28 43.3 28.5-59.5 9 11.4 5.2-23.3 15 29.3 15.8-47.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
$15,000- 24,999 63 13 20.2 10.5-35.2 30 34.9 22.4-50.0 7 12.9 5.7-26.9 10 24.4 12.0-43.2 3 7.6 2.0-25.0
$25,000- 34,999 36 12 29.7 15.8-48.8 13 36.3 20.7-55.4 8 25.5 12.1-45.9 3 8.5 2.7-23.7 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 37 12 34.1 18.9-53.5 17 45.9 28.4-64.5 3 12.2 3.6-34.1 3 4.9 0.8-24.5 2 3.0 0.6-12.7
$50,000-74,999 24 5 13.4 4.7-32.5 16 71.3 45.9-87.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.9 2 14.7 3.4-45.8
$75,000+ 25 6 25.2 10.2-49.9 17 68.4 44.4-85.5 1 2.9 0.4-18.5 1 3.5 0.5-21.4 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 181 42 21.8 15.6-29.7 84 47.0 38.0-56.1 22 10.8 6.5-17.5 26 16.6 10.2-25.8 7 3.8 1.5- 9.2
No 111 25 18.5 11.3-28.8 57 47.4 34.9-60.2 14 19.3 9.4-35.4 13 9.1 4.5-17.5 2 5.7 1.4-20.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 17 30.8 18.7-46.2 29 49.6 35.2-64.0 8 14.4 6.8-27.8 3 5.2 1.6-15.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 247 55 19.3 14.1-25.7 118 46.4 38.2-54.8 28 13.2 7.6-21.9 36 15.1 9.8-22.4 10 6.0 2.8-12.5

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This question was asked of those who had been told they had diabetes by a doctor.

^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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