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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you have 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 11,524 1,616 10.9 10.1-11.7 143 1.2 0.9- 1.7 9,597 86.8 85.8-87.6 168 1.1 0.9- 1.4
-Western NC 1,959 275 10.7 9.1-12.5 15 0.6 0.3- 1.1 1,635 87.1 85.1-88.9 34 1.6 1.0- 2.5
GENDER
Male 749 109 10.2 7.9-13.2 *** *** *** 626 87.9 84.6-90.5 14 1.9 0.9- 4.0
Female 1,210 166 11.1 9.1-13.5 15 1.2 0.6- 2.2 1,009 86.5 83.9-88.7 20 1.2 0.7- 2.1
RACE
White 1,800 241 10.4 8.8-12.3 14 0.5 0.3- 1.0 1,514 87.3 85.3-89.2 31 1.7 1.0- 2.7
Other minorities 147 32 13.5 8.3-21.2 *** *** *** 111 84.7 76.5-90.4 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,906 263 10.5 8.9-12.3 15 0.6 0.3- 1.2 1,596 87.3 85.3-89.0 32 1.6 1.0- 2.6
AGE
18-34 164 *** *** *** *** *** *** 156 97.2 93.9-98.7 *** *** ***
35-54 555 53 9.2 6.5-12.9 *** *** *** 487 88.6 84.5-91.7 *** *** ***
55-64 466 77 16.4 12.3-21.4 *** *** *** 378 81.6 76.5-85.8 *** *** ***
65-74 423 73 17.5 13.6-22.2 *** *** *** 339 79.8 74.8-83.9 *** *** ***
75+ 333 68 21.8 16.6-28.1 *** *** *** 259 76.3 69.9-81.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 283 58 14.9 10.6-20.5 *** *** *** 215 81.7 75.4-86.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 586 85 12.3 9.3-16.1 *** *** *** 483 85.5 81.4-88.7 13 1.7 0.7- 3.8
Some Post-H.S. 515 74 9.3 6.7-12.8 *** *** *** 428 88.5 84.8-91.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 573 57 6.8 5.0- 9.3 *** *** *** 508 92.0 89.4-94.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 57 11.6 8.3-16.1 *** *** *** 233 85.5 79.6-89.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 377 66 12.8 9.2-17.5 *** *** *** 300 85.4 80.5-89.3 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 236 38 15.5 10.4-22.7 *** *** *** 192 82.6 75.5-88.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 232 25 8.0 4.9-12.7 *** *** *** 203 91.3 86.5-94.5 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 471 42 8.2 5.3-12.6 *** *** *** 417 89.5 85.0-92.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 692 140 16.7 13.5-20.5 *** *** *** 527 79.5 75.2-83.2 18 3.0 1.5- 5.8
No 1,183 123 8.0 6.2-10.2 *** *** *** 1,038 90.5 88.1-92.4 14 0.9 0.5- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 46 14.2 10.1-19.6 *** *** *** 224 84.1 78.6-88.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,683 229 10.3 8.6-12.2 15 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,411 87.5 85.3-89.4 28 1.5 0.9- 2.6

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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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