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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit because of your diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,382 85 7.5 5.5-10.0 1,297 92.5 90.0-94.5
-Western NC 245 15 10.0 5.0-18.8 230 90.0 81.2-95.0
GENDER
Male 97 *** *** *** 90 90.3 77.2-96.3
Female 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 218 12 9.9 4.7-19.8 206 90.1 80.2-95.3
Other minorities 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 236 15 10.3 5.2-19.4 221 89.7 80.6-94.8
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 67 *** *** *** 60 92.1 81.4-96.9
65-74 69 *** *** *** 68 98.3 89.0-99.8
75+ 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 76 *** *** *** 74 98.1 92.5-99.5
Some Post-H.S. 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 55 *** *** *** 53 95.7 79.9-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 114 *** *** *** 112 98.9 95.4-99.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 203 13 10.3 4.9-20.5 190 89.7 79.5-95.1

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*Asked of all 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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