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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,708 467 30.2 27.0-33.6 1,241 69.8 66.4-73.0
-Western NC 310 87 29.6 23.1-36.9 223 70.4 63.1-76.9
GENDER
Male 128 33 30.2 20.9-41.4 95 69.8 58.6-79.1
Female 182 54 28.9 20.7-38.8 128 71.1 61.2-79.3
RACE
White 270 72 28.7 22.1-36.4 198 71.3 63.6-77.9
African American 13 5 32.7 9.2-70.0 8 67.3 30.0-90.8
Other Minorities 26 10 44.2 17.0-75.4 16 55.8 24.6-83.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 3 78.1 34.7-96.0 2 21.9 4.0-65.3
Non-Hispanic 304 84 28.8 22.4-36.2 220 71.2 63.8-77.6
AGE
18-44 23 9 44.6 22.3-69.3 14 55.4 30.7-77.7
45-54 43 13 28.6 15.0-47.6 30 71.4 52.4-85.0
55-64 84 19 23.1 13.7-36.1 65 76.9 63.9-86.3
65+ 160 46 27.9 20.3-37.1 114 72.1 62.9-79.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 28 35.5 22.4-51.2 46 64.5 48.8-77.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 108 29 30.2 19.6-43.4 79 69.8 56.6-80.4
Some Post-H.S. 70 15 19.8 10.9-33.3 55 80.2 66.7-89.1
College Graduate 58 15 33.7 19.6-51.4 43 66.3 48.6-80.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 66 19 27.4 15.0-44.8 47 72.6 55.2-85.0
$15,000- 24,999 64 22 26.3 15.9-40.4 42 73.7 59.6-84.1
$25,000- 34,999 36 10 29.6 15.4-49.3 26 70.4 50.7-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 37 10 23.0 11.5-40.7 27 77.0 59.3-88.5
$50,000-74,999 24 4 27.3 10.4-54.9 20 72.7 45.1-89.6
$75,000+ 25 7 45.3 23.1-69.6 18 54.7 30.4-76.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 187 59 31.0 23.0-40.2 128 69.0 59.8-77.0
No 111 26 29.1 18.3-42.8 85 70.9 57.2-81.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 15 27.1 15.8-42.3 42 72.9 57.7-84.2
Non-Veteran 253 72 30.2 22.9-38.7 181 69.8 61.3-77.1

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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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