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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Within past month 1-11 months 12-23 months 2 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,491 315 19.1 16.1-22.4 811 51.1 46.9-55.2 181 15.0 12.2-18.4 157 11.5 9.0-14.6 27 3.3 1.9- 5.8
-Piedmont NC 788 155 15.8 12.4-19.9 447 53.7 47.8-59.4 99 15.4 11.7-20.2 72 10.6 7.2-15.3 15 4.5 2.3- 8.7
GENDER
Male 340 68 15.6 10.4-22.8 195 56.0 47.2-64.4 47 15.8 10.4-23.2 21 7.8 3.6-16.0 *** *** ***
Female 448 87 15.9 12.0-20.9 252 51.4 43.7-59.1 52 15.1 10.3-21.6 51 13.3 8.6-19.8 *** *** ***
RACE
White 559 106 14.3 10.9-18.4 320 54.9 48.1-61.6 74 17.9 12.9-24.3 51 10.8 6.8-16.8 *** *** ***
African American 203 42 18.9 11.7-29.2 *** *** *** 22 11.6 6.6-19.7 19 11.3 5.5-22.0 *** *** ***
Other minorities 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 764 153 16.4 12.8-20.7 431 53.9 48.0-59.7 98 15.9 12.0-20.7 72 11.2 7.6-16.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 132 19 10.4 6.0-17.5 *** *** *** 22 20.4 12.4-31.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 211 37 16.3 10.6-24.2 *** *** *** 44 24.1 15.8-35.0 23 8.0 4.6-13.4 *** *** ***
65-74 236 50 15.9 11.1-22.3 150 67.4 58.9-74.9 15 6.8 3.2-13.8 19 9.3 5.4-15.7 *** *** ***
75+ 186 41 18.6 10.7-30.5 *** *** *** 17 9.4 4.8-17.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 144 28 13.1 7.5-21.8 *** *** *** 23 16.7 10.1-26.4 16 12.5 6.2-23.8 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 269 46 15.7 9.4-25.2 *** *** *** 29 15.7 9.1-25.6 28 13.8 6.5-26.8 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 196 40 16.8 11.4-24.1 *** *** *** 24 15.7 8.7-26.5 19 8.7 5.0-14.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 178 41 18.8 11.3-29.5 *** *** *** 22 12.0 7.2-19.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 21 12.2 6.7-21.2 *** *** *** 24 17.1 9.8-28.1 20 14.2 8.0-24.1 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 12.7 6.3-23.9 17 14.0 6.7-26.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 101 18 6.0 3.1-11.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 161 36 18.0 11.5-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 393 73 15.5 11.0-21.4 220 55.7 47.6-63.6 54 15.4 10.7-21.7 43 12.5 7.8-19.5 *** *** ***
No 360 73 16.1 11.1-22.7 211 52.7 44.1-61.2 41 16.3 10.5-24.4 26 8.7 4.3-16.9 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 34 18.6 10.9-29.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 635 121 15.1 11.5-19.6 356 52.1 45.6-58.6 78 15.5 11.5-20.6 67 11.9 8.0-17.4 13 5.4 2.6-10.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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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