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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How old were you when you were told you have diabetes?*

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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%)
TOTAL 790 64 9.4 7.2-12.3 266 36.3 32.4-40.5 249 29.9 26.3-33.8 211 24.4 21.1-28.0
GENDER
Male 337 24 6.8 4.3-10.6 108 35.2 29.3-41.5 111 29.6 24.5-35.4 94 28.4 23.1-34.4
Female 453 40 11.7 8.4-16.2 158 37.4 32.1-42.9 138 30.1 25.2-35.5 117 20.8 17.0-25.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 726 52 8.2 6.0-11.1 230 34.5 30.4-38.8 236 31.1 27.3-35.2 208 26.2 22.7-30.1
No 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 24.6 16.0-35.9 *** *** ***
Overweight 255 21 8.9 5.5-14.0 67 27.4 21.5-34.2 70 26.1 20.4-32.7 97 37.6 30.9-44.8
Obese 395 26 7.4 4.8-11.2 161 44.5 38.6-50.5 134 32.5 27.2-38.3 74 15.6 12.0-20.0
Current Smoker
Yes 119 13 13.1 7.2-22.6 44 37.6 28.1-48.2 *** *** *** 22 13.3 8.3-20.5
No 644 48 8.6 6.3-11.8 215 36.3 31.9-40.9 200 28.4 24.6-32.6 181 26.7 22.8-30.9
History of CVD**
Yes 225 *** *** *** 66 31.5 24.6-39.3 79 34.1 26.8-42.2 68 29.3 22.8-36.9
No 557 52 11.3 8.4-15.0 200 38.8 34.0-43.8 166 27.8 23.8-32.2 139 22.2 18.5-26.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 702 48 8.1 5.9-11.0 247 38.3 34.1-42.8 215 28.9 25.1-33.0 192 24.7 21.2-28.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 720 55 9.2 6.9-12.2 251 37.6 33.4-41.9 222 29.1 25.4-33.2 192 24.1 20.7-27.9
COPD
Yes 144 *** *** *** 57 47.2 37.5-57.0 51 32.5 24.3-42.1 32 17.7 12.0-25.4
No 642 59 10.8 8.2-14.2 208 34.1 29.8-38.7 197 29.4 25.5-33.7 178 25.7 21.9-29.8
Current Asthma
Yes 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** 43 32.9 24.0-43.2 19 9.8 5.5-16.7
No 663 53 9.3 6.9-12.4 215 34.4 30.2-39.0 204 29.3 25.4-33.5 191 27.0 23.3-31.1
Disability
Yes 396 26 8.7 5.7-13.2 146 40.3 34.5-46.3 134 30.6 25.4-36.3 90 20.4 16.2-25.4
No 374 36 10.3 7.2-14.5 114 31.9 26.6-37.8 109 29.0 24.0-34.6 115 28.8 23.8-34.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 618 45 8.6 6.2-11.9 199 36.3 31.8-41.0 199 29.7 25.6-34.1 175 25.4 21.7-29.6
No 172 19 12.3 7.5-19.4 67 36.6 28.4-45.5 50 30.6 23.3-39.1 36 20.5 14.5-28.3

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

**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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