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2012 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 1,476 93 7.2 5.6- 9.0 1,383 92.8 91.0-94.4
-Western NC 203 12 7.2 3.7-13.4 191 92.8 86.6-96.3
GENDER
Male 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
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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