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Data for Diabetes Mellitus Deaths by County, 2007-2011

County Deaths per 100,000 (age-adjusted) Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 22.5 19.4 25.7 197
Alexander 19.1 13.1 25.1 39
Alleghany ** 15
Anson 30.4 21.6 39.2 46
Ashe 19.2 12.8 25.5 35
Avery ** 11
Beaufort 23.2 17.8 28.6 71
Bertie 58.2 45.1 71.3 76
Bladen 37.9 29.0 46.9 69
Brunswick 16.8 13.9 19.8 125
Buncombe 11.3 9.6 13.0 169
Burke 21.6 17.7 25.4 120
Cabarrus 18.4 15.4 21.3 148
Caldwell 23.8 19.5 28.1 117
Camden ** 11
Carteret 17.2 13.4 21.0 79
Caswell 26.4 17.9 34.9 37
Catawba 21.3 18.2 24.4 185
Chatham 25.0 20.3 29.7 107
Cherokee 18.8 13.0 24.6 40
Chowan 25.9 16.3 35.6 28
Clay ** 17
Cleveland 24.6 20.5 28.6 142
Columbus 31.3 25.2 37.4 102
Craven 22.0 18.2 25.8 129
Cumberland 32.4 29.2 35.5 402
Currituck ** 15
Dare 10.4 5.9 14.8 21
Davidson 22.4 19.3 25.5 203
Davie 10.9 6.9 14.9 28
Duplin 27.6 21.7 33.5 84
Durham 21.5 18.8 24.2 243
Edgecombe 36.8 29.8 43.8 107
Forsyth 20.0 18.0 22.0 382
Franklin 22.9 17.5 28.2 70
Gaston 23.3 20.5 26.2 262
Gates 48.0 31.4 64.7 32
Graham ** 13
Granville 36.9 29.8 43.9 104
Greene 27.8 17.9 37.8 30
Guilford 15.6 14.0 17.1 387
Halifax 46.5 39.2 53.8 156
Harnett 24.2 19.7 28.6 111
Haywood 14.8 11.2 18.3 67
Henderson 13.3 10.8 15.9 106
Hertford 51.5 40.0 63.0 77
Hoke 27.8 19.5 36.1 43
Hyde ** 13
Iredell 20.5 17.4 23.6 170
Jackson 18.2 12.6 23.9 40
Johnston 21.5 17.9 25.2 136
Jones ** 18
Lee 25.7 20.2 31.2 85
Lenoir 38.4 32.0 44.8 138
Lincoln 24.5 19.6 29.3 98
Macon 12.7 8.5 16.9 35
Madison 14.7 8.3 21.2 20
Martin 32.2 23.5 40.9 53
McDowell 30.9 24.4 37.5 86
Mecklenburg 17.5 16.2 18.9 632
Mitchell ** 15
Montgomery 27.3 19.3 35.4 44
Moore 14.4 11.6 17.3 97
Nash 24.2 20.2 28.3 135
New Hanover 16.1 13.7 18.4 177
Northampton 33.2 24.4 42.1 54
Onslow 38.1 32.7 43.5 193
Orange 10.5 7.8 13.1 60
Pamlico ** 15
Pasquotank 18.9 13.2 24.6 42
Pender 28.2 22.3 34.2 88
Perquimans ** 15
Person 32.2 24.7 39.7 71
Pitt 30.0 25.9 34.2 204
Polk 19.8 13.3 26.2 36
Randolph 22.4 19.0 25.7 174
Richmond 47.2 38.9 55.5 125
Robeson 48.8 43.2 54.5 288
Rockingham 25.7 21.6 29.8 151
Rowan 22.6 19.4 25.8 187
Rutherford 21.1 16.7 25.5 90
Sampson 35.9 29.6 42.2 125
Scotland 38.8 30.1 47.5 77
Stanly 23.6 18.6 28.6 86
Stokes 16.3 11.6 20.9 47
Surry 18.0 14.2 21.8 87
Swain 45.5 31.2 59.7 39
Transylvania 11.5 7.4 15.6 30
Tyrrell ** 6
Union 18.9 15.8 22.1 141
Vance 23.4 17.3 29.5 57
Wake 18.1 16.7 19.6 582
Warren 24.3 16.3 32.4 35
Washington 28.1 16.4 39.9 22
Watauga 15.0 10.0 20.0 35
Wayne 37.4 32.5 42.2 228
Wilkes 24.0 19.4 28.6 104
Wilson 30.0 24.9 35.2 132
Yadkin 19.6 14.0 25.2 47
Yancey ** 10
North Carolina 22.0 21.5 22.4 10,733

Data Notes

Deaths were coded under the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Age-adjusted death rates were calculated using the direct method and the projected United States 2000 population as the standard. 

Data Sources

Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics  NCHS Bridged Population Estimates 

Definition

Diabetes mellitus deaths include all resident deaths where diabetes mellitus was coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of diabetes mellitus deaths (ICD-10:E10-E14)
Denominator: Total resident population

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 03/06/2013


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