2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 680 114 16.1 12.9-20.0 566 83.9 80.0-87.1
GENDER
Male 302 64 20.9 15.6-27.4 238 79.1 72.6-84.4
Female 378 50 11.6 8.3-16.0 328 88.4 84.0-91.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 400 66 17.6 13.4-22.8 334 82.4 77.2-86.6
Non-Hispanic Black 177 30 15.0 9.2-23.4 147 85.0 76.6-90.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 88 12 16.1 8.5-28.3 76 83.9 71.7-91.5
55-64 170 21 11.4 6.7-18.7 149 88.6 81.3-93.3
65-74 213 50 22.2 15.8-30.4 163 77.8 69.6-84.2
75+ 127 24 20.7 12.6-32.1 103 79.3 67.9-87.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 203 38 14.7 10.0-21.1 165 85.3 78.9-90.0
Some Post-H.S. 212 33 13.6 9.2-19.8 179 86.4 80.2-90.8
College Graduate 163 22 13.2 7.7-21.6 141 86.8 78.4-92.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 336 72 20.2 15.3-26.2 264 79.8 73.8-84.7
No 344 42 12.4 8.6-17.7 302 87.6 82.3-91.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 573 94 15.4 12.0-19.4 479 84.6 80.6-88.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 218 24 10.8 6.7-16.8 194 89.2 83.2-93.3
Unemployed 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 299 60 20.5 15.0-27.5 239 79.5 72.5-85.0
Unable to Work 116 25 20.3 12.8-30.6 91 79.7 69.4-87.2
Other not in Labor Force 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 136 26 16.9 10.1-26.9 110 83.1 73.1-89.9
$25,000- 34,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 81 *** *** *** 74 92.1 81.5-96.9
$75,000+ 122 20 17.7 10.8-27.7 102 82.3 72.3-89.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 133 20 13.9 8.1-22.7 113 86.1 77.3-91.9
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 89 18 15.6 8.6-26.7 71 84.4 73.3-91.4
101% to 150% 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 270 41 14.1 9.8-20.0 229 85.9 80.0-90.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 133 20 13.9 8.1-22.7 113 86.1 77.3-91.9
HOUSING
Own 496 85 17.3 13.4-22.0 411 82.7 78.0-86.6
Rent 140 21 11.2 6.8-17.7 119 88.8 82.3-93.2
Other arrangement 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 136 17 13.3 7.3-23.0 119 86.7 77.0-92.7
Regional City or Suburban County 181 25 14.2 9.1-21.6 156 85.8 78.4-90.9
Rural 363 72 18.6 14.0-24.3 291 81.4 75.7-86.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 247 48 19.0 13.4-26.3 199 81.0 73.7-86.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 218 37 15.3 10.5-21.8 181 84.7 78.2-89.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 215 29 14.9 9.7-22.1 186 85.1 77.9-90.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 164 22 15.6 9.4-24.6 142 84.4 75.4-90.6
2nd Quartile 168 28 14.8 9.8-21.6 140 85.2 78.4-90.2
3rd Quartile 198 31 15.7 10.2-23.4 167 84.3 76.6-89.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 150 33 20.5 13.1-30.6 117 79.5 69.4-86.9

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*Asked of all 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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