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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

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  Total
Respond.^
Within past 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 770 623 78.9 74.8-82.5 57 8.5 6.2-11.5 65 10.1 7.5-13.4 25 2.6 1.5- 4.3
-Eastern NC 333 269 78.7 72.2-84.0 26 8.2 5.3-12.7 25 10.2 6.2-16.3 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 148 119 75.2 64.1-83.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 185 150 81.8 74.2-87.5 15 7.5 4.3-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 170 135 77.5 68.0-84.8 13 8.1 4.6-13.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 125 107 83.4 72.5-90.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 111 89 78.8 67.2-87.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 121 96 78.1 67.9-85.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 173 139 76.6 66.7-84.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 156 127 81.2 72.4-87.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 176 142 76.2 66.4-83.8 14 7.4 4.2-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 156 126 81.3 72.5-87.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 266 215 80.9 74.0-86.3 23 8.9 5.5-14.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 253 205 78.4 70.5-84.6 20 9.0 5.4-14.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 141 113 78.4 68.2-86.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 117 96 85.5 76.6-91.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 132 106 80.0 68.8-87.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 144 118 80.5 70.5-87.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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