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
-MALES 302 64 20.9 15.6-27.4 238 79.1 72.6-84.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 184 35 20.7 14.2-29.0 149 79.3 71.0-85.8
Non-Hispanic Black 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 80 *** *** *** 63 81.5 69.0-89.7
65-74 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 90 20 18.1 10.7-28.7 70 81.9 71.3-89.3
Some Post-H.S. 89 17 16.5 9.3-27.6 72 83.5 72.4-90.7
College Graduate 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 133 38 26.9 18.2-37.8 95 73.1 62.2-81.8
No 169 26 16.3 10.3-24.8 143 83.7 75.2-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 202 47 21.7 15.5-29.5 155 78.3 70.5-84.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 85 *** *** *** 71 81.2 69.0-89.3
Rural 157 38 21.0 13.9-30.5 119 79.0 69.5-86.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 115 17 13.8 7.8-23.3 98 86.2 76.7-92.2
Unemployed 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 154 29 18.5 12.2-27.1 125 81.5 72.9-87.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 97 20 18.5 10.9-29.5 77 81.5 70.5-89.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 102 *** *** *** 83 77.8 66.0-86.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 71 12 15.4 8.3-26.8 59 84.6 73.2-91.7
3rd Quartile 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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