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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 4,727 681 12.5 11.4-13.7 29 0.7 0.5- 1.2 3,927 85.0 83.7-86.3 90 1.7 1.3- 2.2
GENDER
Male 2,200 310 13.1 11.4-15.0 *** *** *** 1,848 85.2 83.2-87.1 42 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Female 2,527 371 12.0 10.6-13.5 29 1.4 0.9- 2.2 2,079 84.9 83.1-86.5 48 1.7 1.2- 2.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,145 422 12.2 10.8-13.7 15 0.5 0.3- 0.9 2,648 85.7 84.0-87.2 60 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Non-Hispanic Black 880 178 15.9 13.3-18.9 *** *** *** 674 80.6 77.3-83.5 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 163 18 8.2 4.4-14.9 *** *** *** 141 89.8 83.0-94.1 *** *** ***
Hispanic 381 38 7.7 5.2-11.2 *** *** *** 335 89.5 85.2-92.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 1,008 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 11 1.3 0.7- 2.6 972 96.3 94.7-97.5 *** *** ***
35-44 619 34 5.2 3.5- 7.8 *** *** *** 573 92.7 89.8-94.8 *** *** ***
45-54 769 116 14.6 11.8-18.1 *** *** *** 630 81.3 77.5-84.6 20 3.6 2.1- 6.0
55-64 833 147 19.3 15.9-23.4 *** *** *** 660 77.2 73.0-80.9 25 3.5 2.1- 5.6
65-74 865 224 27.2 23.2-31.6 *** *** *** 620 71.4 67.0-75.4 20 1.3 0.8- 2.1
75+ 545 130 23.1 18.8-28.1 *** *** *** 396 74.8 69.8-79.3 16 1.7 0.9- 3.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 515 108 18.5 14.5-23.2 *** *** *** 390 77.5 72.5-81.9 13 2.9 1.5- 5.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,192 216 14.8 12.5-17.4 *** *** *** 956 84.0 81.4-86.4 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,346 191 12.4 10.4-14.7 *** *** *** 1,107 84.2 81.7-86.5 39 2.5 1.7- 3.7
College Graduate 1,669 164 7.2 6.0- 8.6 12 0.9 0.4- 1.7 1,471 91.0 89.4-92.4 22 1.0 0.6- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 435 87 14.9 11.4-19.3 *** *** *** 338 82.7 78.1-86.5 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 696 126 14.8 12.0-18.1 *** *** *** 547 81.4 77.7-84.6 18 2.1 1.2- 3.6
$25,000- 34,999 415 74 15.7 11.8-20.5 *** *** *** 334 83.7 78.9-87.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 551 79 12.6 9.6-16.4 *** *** *** 451 84.2 80.2-87.5 17 2.3 1.3- 4.0
$50,000-74,999 621 70 10.5 7.6-14.2 *** *** *** 537 86.9 82.9-90.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,103 91 7.8 6.0-10.0 *** *** *** 988 90.0 87.5-92.0 18 1.7 0.9- 3.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 912 155 15.8 12.9-19.4 *** *** *** 737 82.1 78.5-85.2 12 1.4 0.7- 2.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,464 371 22.9 20.2-25.8 *** *** *** 1,041 73.7 70.6-76.5 48 3.1 2.1- 4.6
No 3,132 299 8.5 7.4- 9.9 23 0.9 0.5- 1.4 2,770 89.4 88.0-90.7 40 1.2 0.8- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 709 118 16.1 12.8-20.0 *** *** *** 573 81.5 77.5-85.0 18 2.4 1.3- 4.1
Non-Veteran 4,015 563 12.0 10.8-13.3 29 0.9 0.6- 1.3 3,351 85.6 84.1-86.9 72 1.6 1.2- 2.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,271 125 8.2 6.6-10.1 *** *** *** 1,115 89.2 87.1-91.1 21 1.6 1.0- 2.5
Regional City or Suburban County 1,137 134 11.3 9.2-13.9 *** *** *** 977 86.7 84.0-89.0 23 1.9 1.1- 3.3
Rural 2,325 423 16.9 15.0-19.0 16 1.0 0.5- 1.8 1,840 80.4 78.1-82.4 46 1.7 1.1- 2.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,423 180 6.9 5.8- 8.3 16 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,191 90.8 89.3-92.1 36 1.6 1.1- 2.2
Unemployed 162 18 10.2 5.7-17.7 *** *** *** 137 84.3 75.8-90.2 *** *** ***
Retired 1,323 310 23.9 21.0-27.0 *** *** *** 971 73.5 70.2-76.6 39 2.5 1.5- 4.1
Unable to Work 431 153 34.2 28.3-40.6 *** *** *** 269 64.1 57.7-70.0 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 341 20 5.6 3.4- 9.1 *** *** *** 312 91.4 87.1-94.4 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 140 22 11.6 6.4-20.0 *** *** *** 114 86.0 77.4-91.7 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 351 62 14.0 10.4-18.5 *** *** *** 278 81.9 76.5-86.2 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 642 125 16.9 13.7-20.7 *** *** *** 501 80.6 76.7-84.1 15 2.2 1.2- 4.0
151% to 200% 319 56 13.7 10.1-18.4 *** *** *** 257 84.4 79.5-88.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 2,303 258 10.0 8.6-11.7 14 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1,984 87.5 85.7-89.1 47 1.8 1.2- 2.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 912 155 15.8 12.9-19.4 *** *** *** 737 82.1 78.5-85.2 12 1.4 0.7- 2.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 915 191 21.1 17.5-25.3 *** *** *** 703 77.1 72.9-80.9 16 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,974 305 13.2 11.5-15.1 11 0.7 0.4- 1.5 1,612 84.0 81.9-85.8 46 2.1 1.4- 3.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,844 186 9.4 7.8-11.2 13 0.8 0.4- 1.5 1,617 88.4 86.4-90.1 28 1.5 0.9- 2.4

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

Sub-group estimates have been suppressed because they do not meet statistical reliability standards.

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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