2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 49 Ages 50 to 59 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 719 67 11.7 8.8-15.4 264 39.2 34.7-44.0 210 26.9 23.1-31.0 178 22.2 18.6-26.2
GENDER
Male 334 25 10.2 6.5-15.7 125 40.0 33.6-46.8 99 27.9 22.5-34.1 85 21.8 16.8-27.8
Female 385 42 13.1 9.0-18.7 139 38.5 32.1-45.2 111 25.8 20.8-31.6 93 22.6 17.7-28.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 427 35 11.4 7.9-16.1 133 32.1 26.9-37.8 139 31.5 26.4-37.0 120 25.1 20.3-30.5
Non-Hispanic Black 189 20 11.3 6.2-19.8 80 49.1 39.4-58.9 44 19.4 13.5-27.1 45 20.1 13.9-28.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 12.3 6.6-21.8 *** *** ***
55-64 180 11 4.6 2.3- 9.2 63 35.4 26.5-45.5 90 49.6 40.2-59.0 16 10.4 5.6-18.3
65-74 237 *** *** *** 60 23.7 17.6-31.2 81 32.7 25.7-40.6 88 39.9 32.0-48.5
75+ 119 *** *** *** 21 22.5 14.1-33.9 21 18.4 10.8-29.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 22.6 14.4-33.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 14 7.5 4.0-13.5 85 45.1 36.4-54.0 62 28.0 21.0-36.3 51 19.5 14.0-26.4
Some Post-H.S. 222 18 11.9 7.2-19.0 86 39.6 32.0-47.7 66 27.3 21.0-34.7 52 21.2 15.3-28.6
College Graduate 186 23 15.1 9.6-22.9 59 34.2 26.3-43.0 56 28.8 21.6-37.2 48 22.0 15.7-29.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 341 23 10.5 6.3-17.0 120 36.5 30.0-43.5 106 27.2 21.7-33.4 92 25.9 20.1-32.6
No 359 42 12.5 8.8-17.3 135 41.3 34.9-48.0 98 27.1 21.8-33.0 84 19.2 14.9-24.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 599 65 13.6 10.2-17.9 224 40.2 35.2-45.5 175 26.2 22.2-30.7 135 19.9 16.3-24.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 230 35 18.2 12.7-25.4 113 50.3 42.6-58.0 67 25.3 19.3-32.5 15 6.2 3.2-11.5
Unemployed 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 314 12 4.6 2.1- 9.9 68 21.6 16.3-27.9 95 29.9 23.9-36.7 139 43.9 37.0-51.0
Unable to Work 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 26.6 18.0-37.4 21 17.8 10.2-29.1
Other not in Labor Force 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 12 14.8 7.2-27.9 *** *** *** 21 20.6 12.5-31.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** 40 25.0 17.2-35.0 36 19.8 12.8-29.5
$25,000- 34,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 17.4 10.0-28.8
$50,000-74,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 134 15 12.9 7.5-21.4 52 40.8 31.6-50.7 42 31.8 23.4-41.5 25 14.5 9.5-21.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** 45 29.0 20.2-39.7 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 14.1 8.1-23.4 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 19.7 11.9-30.8
151% to 200% 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 21.2 12.9-32.9
More than 200% 293 31 12.5 8.5-18.1 101 36.2 29.7-43.2 88 30.0 24.1-36.7 73 21.3 16.4-27.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** 45 29.0 20.2-39.7 *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 519 36 8.9 6.1-12.8 176 36.9 31.8-42.4 163 29.2 24.7-34.2 144 25.0 20.6-29.9
Rent 158 23 18.9 11.9-28.6 75 49.7 40.2-59.1 34 17.4 11.9-24.7 26 14.1 8.8-21.8
Other arrangement 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 162 20 16.2 9.7-25.9 54 34.7 26.5-43.9 48 31.2 23.2-40.4 40 18.0 12.2-25.6
Regional City or Suburban County 176 19 11.7 6.8-19.4 71 44.1 34.6-54.1 50 25.2 18.3-33.6 36 19.0 12.7-27.5
Rural 381 28 9.4 6.0-14.5 139 38.7 32.5-45.3 112 25.7 20.7-31.5 102 26.1 20.7-32.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 251 23 9.7 5.8-15.6 90 37.5 30.3-45.4 81 32.6 25.6-40.5 57 20.1 14.7-26.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 232 21 10.4 6.2-16.8 95 43.0 35.3-51.1 61 23.5 17.9-30.3 55 23.1 17.2-30.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 236 23 14.3 9.1-21.7 79 36.9 29.1-45.4 68 26.1 20.0-33.4 66 22.7 16.7-30.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 177 16 14.3 8.6-23.0 60 38.1 29.0-48.3 48 22.1 15.8-29.9 53 25.5 18.0-34.7
2nd Quartile 180 20 12.0 7.0-19.8 76 45.5 36.7-54.7 47 23.8 17.3-31.7 37 18.6 12.8-26.4
3rd Quartile 212 17 8.9 4.7-16.2 76 34.3 27.2-42.2 64 32.4 25.2-40.7 55 24.4 18.1-31.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 150 14 11.3 5.9-20.6 52 36.6 27.0-47.5 51 32.2 23.1-42.9 33 19.8 12.9-29.3

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

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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