2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control

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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 5,830 778 12.4 11.3-13.4 34 0.7 0.5- 1.1 4,859 84.7 83.5-85.8 159 2.3 1.9- 2.7
GENDER
Male 2,634 348 12.4 10.9-14.0 *** *** *** 2,218 85.4 83.7-86.9 68 2.2 1.7- 3.0
Female 3,196 430 12.3 11.0-13.8 34 1.3 0.9- 2.1 2,641 84.0 82.4-85.6 91 2.3 1.8- 3.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,714 452 11.9 10.7-13.2 17 0.5 0.3- 1.0 3,160 85.8 84.4-87.1 85 1.8 1.4- 2.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,076 214 16.9 14.3-20.0 *** *** *** 808 79.1 75.9-82.0 49 3.5 2.4- 4.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 152 30 15.8 10.0-24.0 *** *** *** 117 80.7 72.0-87.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 119 11 7.0 3.6-13.2 *** *** *** 101 86.3 77.7-92.0 *** *** ***
Hispanic 544 49 7.7 5.5-10.7 *** *** *** 478 88.5 84.8-91.4 11 2.4 1.2- 5.0
AGE
18-34 1,191 26 2.3 1.5- 3.6 *** *** *** 1,143 95.8 94.2-96.9 13 1.0 0.5- 1.8
35-44 799 55 7.1 5.2- 9.6 13 1.4 0.6- 3.0 722 90.4 87.6-92.6 *** *** ***
45-54 924 98 11.8 9.3-14.8 *** *** *** 794 84.3 81.0-87.1 26 2.8 1.8- 4.5
55-64 1,041 193 19.1 16.2-22.4 *** *** *** 811 78.1 74.7-81.2 36 2.7 1.8- 4.1
65-74 1,060 248 24.4 21.2-27.9 *** *** *** 767 71.1 67.4-74.5 41 4.3 3.0- 6.2
75+ 689 143 25.0 20.6-29.9 *** *** *** 512 71.0 66.0-75.4 33 3.9 2.5- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 544 113 19.4 15.5-24.0 *** *** *** 404 75.5 70.6-79.8 24 4.0 2.5- 6.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,479 229 14.1 12.1-16.5 *** *** *** 1,203 83.6 81.2-85.8 39 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,603 242 12.1 10.4-14.0 *** *** *** 1,306 84.7 82.6-86.6 45 2.5 1.8- 3.5
College Graduate 2,181 192 7.9 6.7- 9.3 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2 1,926 89.7 88.2-91.1 50 1.8 1.3- 2.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,652 372 21.6 19.1-24.3 *** *** *** 1,206 74.2 71.4-76.9 64 3.2 2.4- 4.4
No 3,953 387 9.2 8.1-10.3 23 0.6 0.4- 1.0 3,452 88.3 87.0-89.4 91 2.0 1.5- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 747 124 15.7 12.6-19.3 *** *** *** 600 81.5 77.8-84.8 21 2.7 1.6- 4.6
Non-Veteran 5,032 650 12.0 10.9-13.1 32 0.8 0.5- 1.2 4,214 85.0 83.8-86.2 136 2.2 1.8- 2.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,033 242 7.5 6.5- 8.7 21 0.7 0.4- 1.3 2,719 90.1 88.8-91.3 51 1.6 1.2- 2.3
Unemployed 348 34 11.6 7.4-17.6 *** *** *** 294 83.8 77.7-88.4 17 3.7 2.2- 6.3
Retired 1,556 345 25.2 22.4-28.3 *** *** *** 1,143 71.2 68.1-74.1 64 3.4 2.5- 4.5
Unable to Work 426 130 28.1 23.0-33.9 *** *** *** 275 67.7 61.8-73.1 20 4.1 2.5- 6.6
Other not in Labor Force 369 17 3.1 1.8- 5.5 *** *** *** 341 93.2 89.5-95.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 516 90 13.6 10.5-17.5 *** *** *** 402 82.9 78.7-86.3 21 3.0 1.9- 4.8
$15,000- 24,999 774 150 18.7 15.2-22.7 *** *** *** 594 77.2 73.0-80.9 23 2.6 1.6- 4.2
$25,000- 34,999 474 77 14.3 10.8-18.7 *** *** *** 380 83.0 78.4-86.9 16 2.6 1.3- 5.2
$35,000- 49,999 649 78 12.1 9.3-15.5 *** *** *** 546 83.9 80.1-87.1 19 3.0 1.7- 5.3
$50,000-74,999 687 90 12.2 9.5-15.5 *** *** *** 579 85.5 82.0-88.4 15 1.7 1.0- 3.1
$75,000+ 1,563 139 8.6 7.1-10.3 *** *** *** 1,382 89.1 87.2-90.7 34 1.9 1.3- 2.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,167 154 12.4 10.2-15.1 *** *** *** 976 84.9 82.0-87.3 31 1.9 1.3- 3.0
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 165 23 11.6 7.2-18.2 *** *** *** 131 82.8 75.5-88.2 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 524 97 18.6 14.4-23.8 *** *** *** 407 78.3 73.0-82.8 16 2.2 1.3- 3.9
101% to 150% 589 101 14.6 11.4-18.4 *** *** *** 464 81.5 77.4-85.1 18 2.4 1.4- 4.0
151% to 200% 491 80 13.2 10.1-17.1 *** *** *** 398 84.1 79.9-87.6 11 2.0 0.9- 4.3
More than 200% 2,757 309 10.8 9.5-12.3 14 0.5 0.2- 0.9 2,363 86.5 84.9-88.0 71 2.2 1.7- 3.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,167 154 12.4 10.2-15.1 *** *** *** 976 84.9 82.0-87.3 31 1.9 1.3- 3.0
HOUSING
Own 3,837 556 13.9 12.6-15.3 16 0.6 0.3- 1.1 3,165 83.3 81.8-84.8 100 2.2 1.7- 2.8
Rent 1,534 174 9.3 7.8-11.1 16 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,296 86.9 84.8-88.7 48 2.5 1.8- 3.5
Other arrangement 407 45 9.4 6.1-14.3 *** *** *** 350 88.6 83.7-92.1 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,777 178 8.9 7.5-10.6 12 0.9 0.5- 1.8 1,543 88.2 86.3-89.8 44 2.0 1.4- 2.8
Regional City or Suburban County 1,580 195 12.1 10.1-14.3 *** *** *** 1,336 85.3 82.9-87.3 39 1.9 1.3- 2.8
Rural 2,473 405 15.9 14.1-17.8 12 0.5 0.2- 1.0 1,980 80.8 78.7-82.7 76 2.8 2.1- 3.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,627 269 14.5 12.5-16.7 *** *** *** 1,297 82.2 79.9-84.4 51 2.6 1.9- 3.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,799 251 13.1 11.4-15.1 *** *** *** 1,489 84.0 81.9-85.9 49 2.3 1.6- 3.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,404 258 10.8 9.3-12.5 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5 2,073 86.3 84.5-88.0 59 2.1 1.6- 2.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,819 196 11.6 9.7-13.7 *** *** *** 1,574 86.0 83.8-88.0 41 2.0 1.4- 2.9
2nd Quartile 1,545 193 11.4 9.7-13.4 11 0.9 0.4- 1.9 1,297 85.3 83.1-87.2 44 2.4 1.7- 3.3
3rd Quartile 1,631 228 12.5 10.8-14.5 12 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1,342 84.1 81.9-86.0 49 2.4 1.7- 3.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 835 161 17.3 14.2-21.0 *** *** *** 646 80.2 76.4-83.5 25 2.3 1.4- 3.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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