2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Pre-Diabetes

Have you had a test for high blood sugar or diabetes within the past three years?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,252 2,076 60.5 58.4-62.7 1,176 39.5 37.3-41.6
GENDER
Male 1,469 892 58.2 55.0-61.4 577 41.8 38.6-45.0
Female 1,783 1,184 62.5 59.5-65.4 599 37.5 34.6-40.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,122 1,377 61.7 59.0-64.3 745 38.3 35.7-41.0
Non-Hispanic Black 608 393 61.5 56.6-66.3 215 38.5 33.7-43.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 287 167 54.8 47.7-61.8 120 45.2 38.2-52.3
AGE
18-34 676 277 41.2 37.0-45.6 399 58.8 54.4-63.0
35-44 468 269 56.8 51.2-62.2 199 43.2 37.8-48.8
45-54 558 383 69.5 64.6-74.0 175 30.5 26.0-35.4
55-64 590 439 75.6 71.1-79.6 151 24.4 20.4-28.9
65-74 554 414 74.9 69.3-79.7 140 25.1 20.3-30.7
75+ 344 250 66.7 58.8-73.8 94 33.3 26.2-41.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 367 199 52.2 45.6-58.7 168 47.8 41.3-54.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 778 480 57.9 53.6-62.2 298 42.1 37.8-46.4
Some Post-H.S. 966 605 59.8 55.9-63.7 361 40.2 36.3-44.1
College Graduate 1,135 788 68.5 65.1-71.7 347 31.5 28.3-34.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 309 169 48.2 41.1-55.3 140 51.8 44.7-58.9
$15,000- 24,999 486 292 54.6 48.7-60.3 194 45.4 39.7-51.3
$25,000- 34,999 278 166 54.5 47.0-61.8 112 45.5 38.2-53.0
$35,000- 49,999 373 253 63.2 56.7-69.3 120 36.8 30.7-43.3
$50,000-74,999 430 294 66.0 60.1-71.5 136 34.0 28.5-39.9
$75,000+ 751 532 68.9 64.7-72.8 219 31.1 27.2-35.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 626 370 57.6 52.4-62.5 256 42.4 37.5-47.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 936 619 62.5 58.3-66.5 317 37.5 33.5-41.7
No 2,217 1,409 60.9 58.3-63.4 808 39.1 36.6-41.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 411 274 65.6 59.3-71.4 137 34.4 28.6-40.7
Non-Veteran 2,838 1,800 60.0 57.7-62.3 1,038 40.0 37.7-42.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 819 510 59.1 55.1-63.0 309 40.9 37.0-44.9
Regional City or Suburban County 763 477 59.5 55.0-63.8 286 40.5 36.2-45.0
Rural 1,671 1,089 62.3 59.1-65.4 582 37.7 34.6-40.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,750 1,071 59.8 56.9-62.6 679 40.2 37.4-43.1
Unemployed 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 859 641 73.2 68.6-77.3 218 26.8 22.7-31.4
Unable to Work 253 170 65.1 57.2-72.2 83 34.9 27.8-42.8
Other not in Labor Force 237 110 42.9 35.6-50.6 127 57.1 49.4-64.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 251 140 51.7 43.6-59.7 111 48.3 40.3-56.4
101% to 150% 450 276 55.4 49.5-61.1 174 44.6 38.9-50.5
151% to 200% 208 130 53.5 44.7-62.2 78 46.5 37.8-55.3
More than 200% 1,560 1,079 67.1 64.1-70.0 481 32.9 30.0-35.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 626 370 57.6 52.4-62.5 256 42.4 37.5-47.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 661 436 62.0 56.7-67.0 225 38.0 33.0-43.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,355 862 61.8 58.4-65.0 493 38.2 35.0-41.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,237 778 58.8 55.4-62.1 459 41.2 37.9-44.6

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*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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