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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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
Non-Hispanic White 2,037 242 11.2 9.7-12.9 17 1.0 0.5- 1.8 1,727 86.0 84.1-87.6 51 1.9 1.4- 2.6
Non-Hispanic Black 641 135 18.6 14.8-23.1 *** *** *** 477 77.6 72.9-81.6 24 2.9 1.7- 4.9
Other 80 13 12.7 6.5-23.4 *** *** *** 64 82.6 70.6-90.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 585 12 2.2 1.1- 4.3 *** *** *** 556 94.8 92.3-96.6 *** *** ***
35-44 429 32 8.5 5.6-12.6 13 2.7 1.2- 5.7 377 87.0 82.3-90.6 *** *** ***
45-54 489 46 9.2 6.6-12.6 *** *** *** 421 85.7 81.5-89.1 16 3.0 1.7- 5.4
55-64 580 102 17.7 13.8-22.4 *** *** *** 460 79.5 74.7-83.6 17 2.7 1.4- 5.0
65-74 604 137 23.5 19.4-28.2 *** *** *** 440 72.1 67.4-76.5 23 4.0 2.5- 6.3
75+ 427 88 24.6 19.0-31.3 *** *** *** 319 72.4 65.7-78.1 19 2.7 1.6- 4.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 67 19.8 14.8-26.0 *** *** *** 205 74.5 67.7-80.2 12 3.7 1.9- 6.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 752 124 16.2 12.9-20.2 *** *** *** 596 80.6 76.6-84.1 24 1.8 1.2- 2.9
Some Post-H.S. 921 141 12.1 9.9-14.6 *** *** *** 743 84.0 81.1-86.5 27 2.6 1.6- 4.0
College Graduate 1,228 97 6.4 5.0- 8.1 13 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,090 90.7 88.7-92.4 28 1.8 1.1- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 72 17.8 13.5-23.2 *** *** *** 251 78.8 73.2-83.5 12 2.7 1.5- 4.9
$15,000- 24,999 441 87 19.0 14.3-24.7 *** *** *** 330 75.2 69.2-80.4 17 3.2 1.8- 5.5
$25,000- 34,999 260 40 11.4 7.6-16.8 *** *** *** 211 86.5 80.9-90.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 378 42 10.8 7.4-15.4 *** *** *** 319 84.7 79.5-88.7 11 2.7 1.2- 5.8
$50,000- 74,999 337 38 10.7 7.0-16.2 *** *** *** 290 86.9 81.3-91.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 749 51 6.3 4.6- 8.6 *** *** *** 673 90.5 87.8-92.6 17 2.2 1.2- 3.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 949 225 22.4 19.2-25.9 *** *** *** 676 72.7 68.9-76.2 38 3.1 2.1- 4.5
No 2,129 194 8.6 7.1-10.3 23 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,859 88.2 86.3-89.8 53 2.1 1.5- 3.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 86 92.0 84.8-96.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,067 417 12.6 11.2-14.2 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 2,528 83.7 81.9-85.3 90 2.4 1.8- 3.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 925 97 9.2 7.1-11.7 12 1.8 0.9- 3.4 792 86.9 83.9-89.3 24 2.2 1.4- 3.6
Regional City or Suburban County 886 103 11.0 8.5-14.1 *** *** *** 748 85.5 82.2-88.4 25 2.1 1.3- 3.4
Rural 1,385 230 16.4 14.1-19.0 12 0.9 0.4- 2.0 1,101 80.1 77.3-82.7 42 2.6 1.8- 3.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,472 111 7.0 5.6- 8.8 21 1.6 0.9- 2.8 1,315 89.9 87.8-91.6 25 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Unemployed 202 17 12.4 6.5-22.4 *** *** *** 171 81.8 72.4-88.5 11 4.2 2.2- 8.1
Retired 940 207 24.6 21.0-28.6 *** *** *** 693 72.4 68.3-76.1 36 2.7 1.8- 3.9
Unable to Work 240 72 25.7 19.8-32.6 *** *** *** 154 68.5 61.2-75.0 13 5.6 3.1-10.1
Other not in Labor Force 289 16 4.2 2.3- 7.6 *** *** *** 262 90.6 85.5-94.0 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 117 16 11.2 6.1-19.5 *** *** *** 94 83.5 74.4-89.7 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 311 69 23.7 17.7-31.1 *** *** *** 226 71.7 64.2-78.1 12 3.1 1.6- 5.7
101% to 150% 332 61 15.3 11.2-20.7 *** *** *** 254 79.3 73.3-84.2 11 2.5 1.2- 5.0
151% to 200% 292 43 9.8 6.9-13.8 *** *** *** 239 86.5 81.4-90.3 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,381 132 9.0 7.3-11.2 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8 1,200 87.9 85.6-89.9 35 2.1 1.4- 3.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 904 157 16.1 13.3-19.3 *** *** *** 709 79.9 76.4-83.0 28 2.7 1.7- 4.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,011 141 12.9 10.7-15.5 *** *** *** 837 84.6 81.8-87.0 23 1.4 0.9- 2.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,281 132 10.1 8.0-12.6 14 1.5 0.8- 2.8 1,095 85.6 82.8-87.9 40 2.8 1.9- 4.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 985 102 10.9 8.4-14.0 *** *** *** 846 85.7 82.4-88.4 29 2.7 1.7- 4.3
2nd Quartile 846 109 11.3 9.0-14.0 11 1.7 0.9- 3.5 704 85.0 81.9-87.6 22 2.0 1.3- 3.1
3rd Quartile 908 127 12.8 10.5-15.6 12 1.9 0.9- 3.7 743 83.2 80.1-86.0 26 2.1 1.3- 3.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 457 92 19.1 14.7-24.4 *** *** *** 348 77.7 72.1-82.4 14 2.8 1.4- 5.5

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

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. 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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