2018 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 3,382 449 12.1 10.8-13.6 2,933 87.9 86.4-89.2
GENDER
Male 1,529 169 9.2 7.6-11.0 1,360 90.8 89.0-92.4
Female 1,853 280 14.7 12.7-17.0 1,573 85.3 83.0-87.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,233 291 11.3 9.8-13.1 1,942 88.7 86.9-90.2
Non-Hispanic Black 619 95 15.2 11.8-19.4 524 84.8 80.6-88.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 114 18 13.3 7.8-21.6 96 86.7 78.4-92.2
Hispanic 294 30 11.1 7.0-17.2 264 88.9 82.8-93.0
AGE
18-34 704 51 7.6 5.6-10.3 653 92.4 89.7-94.4
35-44 482 44 9.1 6.1-13.5 438 90.9 86.5-93.9
45-54 576 82 15.2 11.8-19.2 494 84.8 80.8-88.2
55-64 606 105 16.5 13.2-20.4 501 83.5 79.6-86.8
65-74 577 107 18.7 14.5-23.8 470 81.3 76.2-85.5
75+ 371 56 11.5 8.2-16.0 315 88.5 84.0-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 378 47 12.9 9.1-18.1 331 87.1 81.9-90.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 820 102 10.2 8.1-12.7 718 89.8 87.3-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 998 151 14.4 11.8-17.5 847 85.6 82.5-88.2
College Graduate 1,180 149 10.9 8.9-13.1 1,031 89.1 86.9-91.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 46 13.8 9.3-20.1 272 86.2 79.9-90.7
$15,000- 24,999 500 86 17.2 13.3-22.0 414 82.8 78.0-86.7
$25,000- 34,999 283 42 11.3 7.6-16.4 241 88.7 83.6-92.4
$35,000- 49,999 389 63 15.2 11.2-20.4 326 84.8 79.6-88.8
$50,000-74,999 443 52 9.5 6.7-13.3 391 90.5 86.7-93.3
$75,000+ 791 93 10.7 8.2-13.9 698 89.3 86.1-91.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 659 67 9.9 7.4-13.0 592 90.1 87.0-92.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 973 186 17.4 14.6-20.7 787 82.6 79.3-85.4
No 2,305 251 10.3 8.8-12.1 2,054 89.7 87.9-91.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 426 66 15.9 12.0-20.7 360 84.1 79.3-88.0
Non-Veteran 2,952 383 11.7 10.3-13.3 2,569 88.3 86.7-89.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 854 105 11.7 9.3-14.6 749 88.3 85.4-90.7
Regional City or Suburban County 802 99 11.1 8.7-14.1 703 88.9 85.9-91.3
Rural 1,727 245 13.2 11.2-15.4 1,482 86.8 84.6-88.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,815 196 10.0 8.5-11.9 1,619 90.0 88.1-91.5
Unemployed 117 15 15.6 8.9-26.1 102 84.4 73.9-91.1
Retired 905 149 15.6 12.6-19.2 756 84.4 80.8-87.4
Unable to Work 262 60 20.7 15.3-27.4 202 79.3 72.6-84.7
Other not in Labor Force 245 25 10.5 6.4-17.0 220 89.5 83.0-93.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 105 15 11.7 6.2-20.8 90 88.3 79.2-93.8
50% to 100% 258 40 17.5 11.7-25.5 218 82.5 74.5-88.3
101% to 150% 461 66 13.5 10.2-17.8 395 86.5 82.2-89.8
151% to 200% 217 36 15.2 9.8-22.8 181 84.8 77.2-90.2
More than 200% 1,627 216 11.5 9.7-13.6 1,411 88.5 86.4-90.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 659 67 9.9 7.4-13.0 592 90.1 87.0-92.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 677 96 13.4 10.2-17.4 581 86.6 82.6-89.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,415 189 12.8 10.7-15.2 1,226 87.2 84.8-89.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,291 164 11.0 9.1-13.3 1,127 89.0 86.7-90.9

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*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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