How old were you when you were told you have diabetes?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2003


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Less than age 30
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Ages 30 to 50
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Ages 50 to 60
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Age 60 or older
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 734 58   8.9  ( 6.4-12.3) 249  38.4  (33.2-43.9) 212  27.7  (23.3-32.5) 215  25.0  (20.8-29.8)
     GENDER          
Male 291 24   9.2  ( 5.8-14.5)  96  37.2  (29.5-45.6)  93  29.2  (22.8-36.5)  78  24.4  (18.2-31.9)
Female 443 34   8.5  ( 5.4-13.2) 153  40.0  (33.6-46.7) 119  25.7  (20.5-31.7) 137  25.8  (20.9-31.4)
   RACE/ETHNICITY          
White/NH 671 51   8.6  ( 6.0-12.1) 228  38.3  (32.8-44.1) 191  27.9  (23.3-33.0) 201  25.2  (20.9-30.1)
African American/NH  40  3   9.1  ( 2.0-33.3)  13  35.0  (18.4-56.3)  14  27.7  (14.2-47.2)  10  28.2  (11.8-53.4)
Hispanic  11  1   5.3  ( 0.7-31.0)   3  38.1  (11.9-73.7)   4  37.4  (13.0-70.5)   3  19.2  ( 5.3-50.2)
       AGE          
18-24   5  5      
25-34  22 18  62.4  (25.6-88.9)   4  37.6  (11.1-74.4)    
35-44  59 12  17.7  ( 8.0-35.0)  47  82.3  (65.0-92.0)    
45-54 140 12   6.2  ( 3.0-12.1) 104  71.7  (60.7-80.6)  24  22.2  (14.0-33.2)  
55-64 206  7   3.0  ( 1.3- 7.1)  60  27.0  (19.7-35.8) 118  59.1  (49.7-67.9)  21  10.9  ( 6.2-18.5)
65+ 301  4   1.3  ( 0.4- 4.3)  34  15.6  ( 9.4-24.7)  70  19.8  (14.4-26.6) 193  63.3  (54.5-71.3)
     EDUCATION          
Less Than H.S. 242  9   3.7  ( 1.7- 7.8)  71  33.0  (25.5-41.4)  65  28.4  (21.3-36.7)  97  35.0  (27.7-43.0)
H.S. or G.E.D. 271 24   8.2  ( 4.8-13.5)  99  39.3  (30.3-49.1)  87  31.0  (23.5-39.6)  61  21.6  (15.0-30.1)
Some Post-H.S. 133 21  16.9  ( 9.9-27.1)  46  39.8  (28.7-52.0)  32  21.4  (13.5-32.2)  34  22.0  (13.2-34.4)
College Graduate  84  4   9.2  ( 2.8-26.2)  31  44.5  (30.6-59.3)  27  27.7  (17.0-41.9)  22  18.6  (10.7-30.3)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME          
Less than $15,000 184 16  11.4  ( 5.9-20.8)  65  38.0  (28.6-48.5)  50  25.4  (17.6-35.1)  53  25.2  (17.9-34.3)
$15,000- 24,999 142 14   7.4  ( 3.8-14.0)  41  28.8  (20.0-39.6)  36  26.2  (17.5-37.2)  51  37.6  (25.6-51.3)
$25,000- 34,999  47  4   4.5  ( 1.4-13.3)  14  26.4  (14.1-43.9)  17  41.4  (24.0-61.3)  12  27.7  (14.1-47.2)
$35,000- 49,999  53  4   7.5  ( 2.2-22.6)  23  48.3  (31.3-65.6)  20  32.9  (19.1-50.5)   6  11.3  ( 4.5-25.8)
$50,000 - 74,999  43  6  20.4  ( 8.1-42.9)  25  54.9  (32.4-75.5)   6  16.5  ( 5.6-39.6)   6   8.2  ( 3.0-20.2)
$75,000 +  33  3  10.3  ( 3.0-29.5)  18  70.6  (49.6-85.4)  10  14.2  ( 5.8-30.8)   2   4.9  ( 0.9-22.9)

*Question asked only to those who have been told by a doctor that they have diabetes.
# The CDC strongly urges all data users to follow the general rule of not reporting or interpreting percentages
based upon a denominator with fewer than 50 unweighted respondents or confidence intervals with a half-width
of > 10.
N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability
level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.