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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,009 139 11.3 9.3-13.5 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 840 86.0 83.5-88.2 24 2.2 1.4- 3.6
GENDER
Male 428 63 12.0 9.2-15.4 *** *** *** 351 85.2 81.5-88.3 *** *** ***
Female 581 76 10.6 8.1-13.9 *** *** *** 489 86.6 83.1-89.5 *** *** ***
RACE
White 914 123 10.9 8.9-13.3 *** *** *** 763 86.2 83.6-88.5 23 2.4 1.4- 3.8
Other minorities 83 14 14.6 8.3-24.6 *** *** *** 67 83.2 73.0-90.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 240 21 8.3 5.0-13.4 *** *** *** 214 90.4 85.2-93.9 *** *** ***
55-64 222 29 13.5 9.3-19.3 *** *** *** 184 82.8 76.7-87.5 *** *** ***
65-74 243 51 20.6 15.7-26.6 *** *** *** 184 75.5 69.2-80.9 *** *** ***
75+ 170 36 21.8 15.8-29.4 *** *** *** 129 75.3 67.6-81.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 26 15.7 9.9-24.0 *** *** *** 105 80.4 71.6-87.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 296 51 13.4 10.0-17.6 *** *** *** 236 83.3 78.4-87.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 264 36 10.1 7.2-14.2 *** *** *** 222 88.2 84.0-91.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 305 26 6.5 4.3- 9.7 *** *** *** 270 90.9 87.2-93.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 27 18.9 12.7-27.3 *** *** *** 89 76.8 67.3-84.2 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 190 35 15.6 10.9-21.7 *** *** *** 150 82.3 75.9-87.3 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 99 16 12.1 7.0-20.1 *** *** *** 79 82.8 73.1-89.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 19 12.3 6.9-21.0 *** *** *** 120 84.8 76.0-90.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 253 19 5.1 3.2- 8.2 *** *** *** 228 93.3 89.9-95.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 73 21.5 16.6-27.5 *** *** *** 222 73.7 67.3-79.2 *** *** ***
No 680 63 7.3 5.6- 9.4 *** *** *** 600 90.7 88.3-92.7 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 22 14.0 9.1-21.0 *** *** *** 121 81.7 74.1-87.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 858 117 10.8 8.8-13.3 *** *** *** 718 86.6 84.0-88.9 17 1.9 1.1- 3.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 827 115 11.6 9.4-14.1 *** *** *** 683 85.3 82.4-87.7 23 2.6 1.6- 4.2
No 182 24 9.6 6.2-14.7 *** *** *** 157 90.0 85.0-93.5 *** *** ***

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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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