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%)
North Carolina 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
-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
GENDER
Male 203 14 10.5 5.9-17.9 65 33.5 25.8-42.2 67 32.3 25.0-40.5 57 23.7 17.1-31.9
Female 224 21 12.4 7.8-19.1 68 30.5 23.9-38.0 72 30.6 23.9-38.2 63 26.5 20.2-34.0
AGE
18-34 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 116 *** *** *** 39 29.5 21.0-39.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 147 *** *** *** 30 18.0 11.8-26.3 54 36.1 27.1-46.2 *** *** ***
75+ 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 120 *** *** *** 44 38.3 28.7-48.8 36 30.9 21.8-41.7 34 24.2 16.6-34.0
Some Post-H.S. 143 15 15.0 8.7-24.6 47 32.7 24.5-42.1 50 33.7 25.3-43.2 31 18.6 12.2-27.4
College Graduate 112 *** *** *** 30 28.4 19.5-39.5 *** *** *** 35 26.7 18.1-37.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 12.6 7.4-20.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 215 *** *** *** 63 30.8 23.3-39.5 73 30.9 23.8-39.0 69 29.5 22.1-38.1
No 201 23 13.3 8.6-19.9 66 33.9 26.8-41.8 63 33.0 25.7-41.1 49 19.9 14.6-26.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 353 34 13.4 9.3-19.0 114 33.2 27.5-39.5 114 30.4 25.0-36.5 91 22.9 18.1-28.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 16.9 10.2-26.8
Regional City or Suburban County 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** 38 32.9 23.5-43.8 23 20.2 12.2-31.5
Rural 242 16 9.7 5.5-16.4 79 34.4 27.1-42.5 70 25.6 19.6-32.7 77 30.4 23.5-38.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 135 22 20.0 12.9-29.6 58 44.8 35.5-54.5 45 29.2 21.3-38.6 *** *** ***
Unemployed 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 203 *** *** *** 33 15.4 10.3-22.3 68 34.3 26.6-43.0 95 45.1 36.6-53.9
Unable to Work 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 193 21 14.2 9.0-21.6 53 28.5 21.7-36.5 69 36.7 29.1-45.0 50 20.7 15.0-27.7
HOUSING
Own 348 26 10.3 6.7-15.6 102 29.8 24.5-35.7 118 33.1 27.5-39.2 102 26.8 21.5-32.8
Rent 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 126 *** *** *** 41 32.1 23.4-42.3 *** *** *** 30 19.6 12.7-29.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 158 *** *** *** 51 35.5 26.6-45.5 49 27.3 20.1-35.9 45 26.8 19.3-35.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 143 12 12.8 7.2-21.8 41 28.3 20.5-37.6 45 32.5 23.9-42.4 45 26.4 18.4-36.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 124 *** *** *** 36 29.6 20.9-40.0 35 25.0 17.2-34.9 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** 35 28.7 20.1-39.2 26 21.4 13.7-31.9
3rd Quartile 129 *** *** *** 32 23.8 16.4-33.3 *** *** *** 37 23.4 16.3-32.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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