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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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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%)
TOTAL 6,691 858 10.7 9.9-11.5 42 0.8 0.5- 1.1 5,650 86.9 86.0-87.8 141 1.7 1.4- 2.0
GENDER
Male 2,870 356 10.2 9.1-11.5 *** *** *** 2,475 88.8 87.5-90.0 39 1.0 0.7- 1.5
Female 3,821 502 11.1 10.0-12.3 42 1.5 1.1- 2.1 3,175 85.1 83.8-86.4 102 2.3 1.8- 2.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,807 792 11.6 10.7-12.6 25 0.6 0.4- 0.9 4,862 86.0 84.9-87.0 128 1.8 1.5- 2.2
No 865 63 5.5 4.1- 7.4 16 1.7 1.0- 3.0 773 91.8 89.6-93.6 *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,902 89 3.8 3.0- 4.9 *** *** *** 1,781 94.8 93.6-95.8 23 0.9 0.6- 1.4
Overweight 2,213 278 10.4 9.1-11.9 *** *** *** 1,879 87.3 85.7-88.7 45 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Obese 1,806 424 20.5 18.4-22.7 *** *** *** 1,314 76.3 74.0-78.6 59 2.6 1.9- 3.6
Current Smoker
Yes 1,087 130 9.8 8.1-11.9 *** *** *** 930 87.9 85.6-89.9 21 1.6 1.0- 2.7
No 5,405 695 10.8 9.9-11.8 35 0.8 0.6- 1.2 4,559 86.7 85.6-87.7 116 1.7 1.4- 2.1
History of CVD**
Yes 754 248 34.1 30.0-38.4 *** *** *** 477 62.3 57.9-66.4 28 3.5 2.2- 5.5
No 5,884 596 8.2 7.5- 9.0 41 0.8 0.6- 1.2 5,136 89.5 88.6-90.3 111 1.5 1.2- 1.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 752 35 3.3 2.3- 4.8 *** *** *** 709 96.0 94.5-97.2 *** *** ***
No 5,535 763 11.7 10.8-12.7 36 0.8 0.6- 1.2 4,607 85.6 84.5-86.6 129 1.9 1.5- 2.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 286 19 4.0 2.4- 6.5 *** *** *** 259 93.5 90.1-95.8 *** *** ***
No 5,994 781 10.9 10.1-11.8 36 0.8 0.5- 1.1 5,047 86.6 85.6-87.6 130 1.7 1.4- 2.1
COPD
Yes 551 155 26.0 21.8-30.7 *** *** *** 374 70.1 65.2-74.5 19 2.8 1.6- 4.8
No 6,110 697 9.4 8.6-10.2 39 0.8 0.5- 1.1 5,252 88.3 87.3-89.1 122 1.6 1.3- 2.0
Current Asthma
Yes 547 132 19.5 16.0-23.5 *** *** *** 390 76.3 72.0-80.2 18 2.4 1.3- 4.3
No 6,113 722 9.9 9.1-10.8 35 0.7 0.5- 1.0 5,235 87.8 86.9-88.7 121 1.6 1.3- 1.9
Disability
Yes 1,761 427 23.1 20.8-25.5 *** *** *** 1,263 72.9 70.3-75.4 63 3.3 2.5- 4.5
No 4,788 408 6.7 6.0- 7.4 33 0.8 0.5- 1.2 4,272 91.4 90.5-92.2 75 1.1 0.9- 1.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,054 674 32.0 29.6-34.5 *** *** *** 1,299 64.1 61.6-66.6 73 3.3 2.5- 4.4
No 4,637 184 3.1 2.6- 3.7 34 0.8 0.6- 1.2 4,351 94.9 94.2-95.6 68 1.1 0.8- 1.4

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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