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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

How old were you when you were told you have diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 49 Ages 50 to 59 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,381 87 10.8 7.9-14.5 411 36.1 32.0-40.5 378 26.2 22.8-29.9 505 26.9 23.7-30.4
-Western NC 245 17 11.6 6.5-19.9 68 33.4 25.5-42.5 66 23.7 17.9-30.6 94 31.2 24.5-38.9
GENDER
Male 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 25.6 17.2-36.4
Female 146 12 13.8 6.7-26.5 41 30.1 21.3-40.8 33 20.4 13.5-29.7 60 35.6 26.3-46.2
RACE
White 214 15 11.8 6.3-21.0 55 34.1 25.5-44.0 57 22.9 16.9-30.3 87 31.2 24.1-39.3
Other minorities 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 236 17 12.0 6.8-20.5 66 34.1 25.9-43.3 63 23.9 18.0-31.1 90 29.9 23.3-37.6
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 16.6 8.9-28.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 124 *** *** *** 34 27.4 18.4-38.7 38 26.9 18.6-37.3 43 30.6 21.9-41.0
No 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 19.9 12.8-29.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 207 14 11.5 6.0-20.8 63 36.0 27.2-45.8 52 22.2 16.1-29.8 78 30.4 23.1-38.8

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

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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