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2013 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 8,855 1,325 11.4 10.6-12.2 72 0.8 0.6- 1.0 7,283 86.2 85.3-87.1 175 1.6 1.3- 2.0
-Western NC 1,003 137 13.0 10.4-16.1 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 842 85.2 82.0-87.9 18 1.4 0.8- 2.5
GENDER
Male 397 52 13.2 9.5-18.2 *** *** *** 334 84.5 79.4-88.5 *** *** ***
Female 606 85 12.7 9.4-16.9 *** *** *** 508 85.8 81.6-89.2 *** *** ***
RACE
White 886 115 12.9 10.2-16.2 *** *** *** 751 85.3 81.9-88.2 *** *** ***
Other minorities 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** 84 83.8 72.3-91.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 265 31 12.3 7.8-18.9 *** *** *** 228 86.3 79.8-91.0 *** *** ***
55-64 216 45 20.7 14.3-28.9 *** *** *** 165 76.4 68.0-83.1 *** *** ***
65-74 218 33 20.5 13.5-29.8 *** *** *** 180 77.9 68.7-85.0 *** *** ***
75+ 175 25 17.0 10.2-26.9 *** *** *** 144 77.3 66.7-85.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 33 24.6 16.0-35.8 *** *** *** 101 75.2 64.0-83.8 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 305 42 12.9 8.8-18.4 *** *** *** 253 85.4 79.8-89.6 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 267 40 12.0 8.1-17.4 *** *** *** 216 84.0 78.1-88.5 *** *** ***
College Graduate 292 22 4.1 2.3- 7.3 *** *** *** 269 95.8 92.6-97.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 29 13.8 8.3-22.0 *** *** *** 119 83.6 75.0-89.6 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 197 25 14.8 8.6-24.3 *** *** *** 167 83.7 74.3-90.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** 97 85.7 76.2-91.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 239 *** *** *** *** *** *** 221 92.7 87.3-95.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 352 85 24.2 18.2-31.4 *** *** *** 259 73.5 66.3-79.6 *** *** ***
No 641 51 8.4 5.9-11.6 *** *** *** 574 89.9 86.5-92.5 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 27 19.2 11.6-30.2 *** *** *** 106 75.3 64.2-83.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 864 110 12.0 9.4-15.2 *** *** *** 736 86.7 83.4-89.4 *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 715 106 13.8 10.8-17.6 *** *** *** 591 84.2 80.4-87.4 *** *** ***
No 288 31 9.5 5.9-14.9 *** *** *** 251 88.9 83.3-92.7 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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