2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Pre-Diabetes

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have pre-diabetes
or borderline diabetes?*

(See footnote for definition of Yes group.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,382 449 12.1 10.8-13.6 2,933 87.9 86.4-89.2
-Eastern NC 1,216 169 12.1 10.0-14.6 1,047 87.9 85.4-90.0
GENDER
Male 546 66 9.5 7.0-12.7 480 90.5 87.3-93.0
Female 670 103 14.4 11.3-18.2 567 85.6 81.8-88.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 746 109 12.0 9.6-14.9 637 88.0 85.1-90.4
Non-Hispanic Black 285 41 13.0 8.7-19.0 244 87.0 81.0-91.3
Other 185 19 10.8 6.0-18.8 166 89.2 81.2-94.0
AGE
18-34 231 19 8.4 5.1-13.5 212 91.6 86.5-94.9
35-44 182 19 10.2 6.0-16.8 163 89.8 83.2-94.0
45-54 208 21 8.5 5.2-13.6 187 91.5 86.4-94.8
55-64 224 41 16.5 11.4-23.2 183 83.5 76.8-88.6
65-74 206 40 21.2 14.2-30.5 166 78.8 69.5-85.8
75+ 141 28 15.8 9.7-24.8 113 84.2 75.2-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 329 43 11.6 8.0-16.5 286 88.4 83.5-92.0
Some Post-H.S. 362 61 14.5 10.6-19.4 301 85.5 80.6-89.4
College Graduate 378 52 10.5 7.7-14.1 326 89.5 85.9-92.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 20 14.6 8.9-23.1 107 85.4 76.9-91.1
$15,000- 24,999 203 31 14.6 9.4-22.0 172 85.4 78.0-90.6
$25,000- 34,999 117 24 16.6 9.8-26.7 93 83.4 73.3-90.2
$35,000- 49,999 147 27 21.3 13.6-31.9 120 78.7 68.1-86.4
$50,000- 74,999 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 227 30 8.2 5.3-12.4 197 91.8 87.6-94.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 383 80 19.0 14.5-24.6 303 81.0 75.4-85.5
No 799 87 9.4 7.2-12.1 712 90.6 87.9-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 33 13.6 9.1-19.8 177 86.4 80.2-90.9
Non-Veteran 1,003 136 11.9 9.6-14.6 867 88.1 85.4-90.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 86 15 14.4 8.3-23.8 71 85.6 76.2-91.7
Regional City or Suburban County 261 32 9.0 6.0-13.3 229 91.0 86.7-94.0
Rural 869 122 13.1 10.4-16.3 747 86.9 83.7-89.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 633 67 9.7 7.2-12.9 566 90.3 87.1-92.8
Unemployed 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 330 64 16.3 12.1-21.6 266 83.7 78.4-87.9
Unable to Work 118 22 20.5 12.2-32.2 96 79.5 67.8-87.8
Other not in Labor Force 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 184 21 11.3 6.9-18.0 163 88.7 82.0-93.1
151% to 200% 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 536 81 12.0 9.0-15.9 455 88.0 84.1-91.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 394 51 11.7 8.0-16.8 343 88.3 83.2-92.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 579 83 13.0 9.9-16.7 496 87.0 83.3-90.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 243 35 10.8 7.5-15.5 208 89.2 84.5-92.5

Back to Pre-Diabetes.

*Females who reported being diagnosed with gestational pre-diabetes were included in the YES group.
The pre-diabetes screening question is asked only of respondents who reported NOT having diabetes, or NOT having pre-diabetes
as reported in the Chronic Health Conditions Module.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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