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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) 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 7,270 980 10.8 10.1-11.6 51 0.7 0.5- 1.0 6,076 86.7 85.8-87.5 163 1.8 1.5- 2.1
-Piedmont NC 3,991 496 10.1 9.1-11.2 33 0.8 0.6- 1.2 3,372 87.3 86.1-88.4 90 1.8 1.4- 2.3
GENDER
Male 1,727 217 10.2 8.7-11.8 *** *** *** 1,476 88.1 86.4-89.7 34 1.7 1.2- 2.6
Female 2,264 279 10.0 8.7-11.5 33 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,896 86.5 84.8-88.0 56 1.9 1.4- 2.6
RACE
White 2,787 327 9.5 8.3-10.7 20 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,378 88.1 86.7-89.4 62 1.8 1.3- 2.4
African American 818 142 14.0 11.6-16.8 *** *** *** 648 83.3 80.3-85.8 21 2.0 1.2- 3.4
Other minorities 330 24 5.7 3.6- 9.0 *** *** *** 294 90.2 86.0-93.2 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 322 26 8.4 5.5-12.7 *** *** *** 284 87.8 83.0-91.4 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,639 468 10.3 9.3-11.4 28 0.8 0.5- 1.2 3,060 87.2 85.9-88.3 83 1.8 1.4- 2.3
AGE
18-34 746 *** *** *** *** *** *** 719 96.7 95.1-97.8 *** *** ***
35-54 1,198 103 9.3 7.6-11.4 *** *** *** 1,061 88.0 85.7-89.9 19 1.7 1.0- 2.7
55-64 770 135 18.3 15.4-21.6 *** *** *** 613 78.8 75.3-81.9 17 2.0 1.2- 3.3
65-74 702 148 21.0 17.7-24.6 *** *** *** 532 76.2 72.4-79.6 18 2.5 1.4- 4.3
75+ 504 94 18.3 14.8-22.6 *** *** *** 380 76.3 71.8-80.3 28 5.2 3.5- 7.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 492 95 18.1 14.5-22.4 *** *** *** 384 79.7 75.3-83.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,007 161 11.6 9.7-13.8 *** *** *** 810 85.3 82.9-87.5 32 2.6 1.7- 3.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,012 121 8.8 7.1-10.7 *** *** *** 856 88.2 86.0-90.1 24 2.0 1.2- 3.2
College Graduate 1,461 119 5.9 4.8- 7.3 *** *** *** 1,304 92.1 90.5-93.4 25 1.2 0.8- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 445 90 17.2 13.5-21.6 *** *** *** 340 80.1 75.6-84.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 622 93 11.8 9.4-14.8 *** *** *** 508 85.1 81.7-87.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 355 49 12.0 8.7-16.4 *** *** *** 287 83.3 78.5-87.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 434 54 7.9 5.7-10.8 *** *** *** 370 90.5 87.3-92.9 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,343 108 7.1 5.7- 8.8 *** *** *** 1,206 90.7 88.8-92.4 18 1.5 0.9- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 975 232 21.5 18.7-24.6 *** *** *** 706 74.8 71.5-77.9 29 2.8 1.8- 4.5
No 2,868 250 7.1 6.1- 8.2 25 0.9 0.6- 1.4 2,535 90.5 89.3-91.6 58 1.5 1.1- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 471 80 13.9 10.8-17.7 *** *** *** 374 82.7 78.5-86.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,510 416 9.7 8.6-10.8 33 0.9 0.6- 1.4 2,988 87.8 86.5-88.9 73 1.6 1.2- 2.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,524 181 10.1 8.6-12.0 *** *** *** 1,297 87.6 85.7-89.4 35 1.7 1.1- 2.4
No 2,467 315 10.1 8.8-11.4 22 1.0 0.6- 1.6 2,075 87.1 85.5-88.5 55 1.9 1.4- 2.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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