2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control

Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your kidneys?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 680 114 16.1 12.9-20.0 566 83.9 80.0-87.1
-FEMALES 378 50 11.6 8.3-16.0 328 88.4 84.0-91.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 216 31 14.5 9.7-21.0 185 85.5 79.0-90.3
Non-Hispanic Black 111 14 7.5 3.6-14.9 97 92.5 85.1-96.4
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 90 *** *** *** 86 96.4 90.0-98.7
65-74 118 27 19.6 12.4-29.6 91 80.4 70.4-87.6
75+ 79 12 12.8 6.1-24.8 67 87.2 75.2-93.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 113 18 12.1 6.8-20.7 95 87.9 79.3-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 123 16 11.2 6.5-18.8 107 88.8 81.2-93.5
College Graduate 84 *** *** *** 74 89.7 78.3-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 78 14 13.7 6.9-25.5 64 86.3 74.5-93.1
$25,000- 34,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 203 34 14.8 9.9-21.5 169 85.2 78.5-90.1
No 175 16 8.3 4.5-14.8 159 91.7 85.2-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 371 47 11.1 7.8-15.6 324 88.9 84.4-92.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 76 *** *** *** 71 96.6 86.5-99.2
Regional City or Suburban County 96 11 9.4 4.6-18.3 85 90.6 81.7-95.4
Rural 206 34 16.5 11.1-23.7 172 83.5 76.3-88.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 103 *** *** *** 96 93.0 84.7-96.9
Unemployed 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 180 34 15.7 10.3-23.3 146 84.3 76.7-89.7
Unable to Work 64 *** *** *** 59 91.8 81.1-96.7
Other not in Labor Force 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 57 12 13.6 7.0-24.7 45 86.4 75.3-93.0
151% to 200% 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 116 12 7.3 3.6-14.2 104 92.7 85.8-96.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 144 23 16.6 10.1-26.2 121 83.4 73.8-89.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 121 17 12.3 7.1-20.3 104 87.7 79.7-92.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 113 *** *** *** 103 93.2 85.8-96.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 88 *** *** *** 79 91.8 81.9-96.5
2nd Quartile 97 16 14.2 8.3-23.3 81 85.8 76.7-91.7
3rd Quartile 108 12 9.7 4.7-18.9 96 90.3 81.1-95.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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