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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic Black

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have diabetes?

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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%)
North Carolina 6,524 891 11.3 10.4-12.2 41 0.6 0.4- 0.8 5,465 86.5 85.5-87.4 127 1.6 1.3- 2.0
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,270 236 15.0 12.9-17.4 *** *** *** 992 82.2 79.7-84.5 37 2.4 1.6- 3.6
GENDER
Male 517 84 13.1 10.1-16.9 *** *** *** 424 85.8 82.0-88.9 *** *** ***
Female 753 152 16.5 13.7-19.8 *** *** *** 568 79.3 75.7-82.5 28 3.5 2.1- 5.5
AGE
18-34 278 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 185 *** *** *** *** *** *** 167 92.2 86.6-95.6 *** *** ***
45-54 219 34 13.8 9.7-19.3 *** *** *** 182 85.4 79.8-89.6 *** *** ***
55-64 275 83 29.8 23.5-36.9 *** *** *** 176 62.7 55.2-69.6 *** *** ***
65-74 194 67 36.6 28.6-45.4 *** *** *** 120 61.5 52.8-69.6 *** *** ***
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 46 22.3 15.7-30.6 *** *** *** 107 71.7 62.8-79.2 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 449 91 16.3 12.8-20.7 *** *** *** 339 81.0 76.6-84.8 17 2.2 1.3- 3.8
Some Post-H.S. 348 57 12.8 9.4-17.1 *** *** *** 284 85.3 80.7-88.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 310 42 10.1 7.1-14.3 *** *** *** 261 88.2 83.9-91.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 54 21.3 15.0-29.2 *** *** *** 128 73.7 65.5-80.6 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 263 50 16.2 11.6-22.3 *** *** *** 201 79.2 72.6-84.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 142 20 12.9 7.4-21.7 *** *** *** 114 82.0 72.8-88.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 152 24 12.0 7.5-18.6 *** *** *** 125 86.7 79.9-91.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 128 25 15.2 9.8-22.9 *** *** *** 101 84.2 76.5-89.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 13 7.5 4.1-13.2 *** *** *** 125 91.1 85.2-94.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 329 103 25.6 20.3-31.8 *** *** *** 205 68.5 61.9-74.4 21 5.9 3.3-10.2
No 837 121 12.2 9.9-15.0 *** *** *** 696 85.7 82.8-88.2 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 395 112 24.4 19.7-29.9 *** *** *** 262 70.7 64.8-75.9 *** *** ***
No 829 118 11.5 9.2-14.1 *** *** *** 690 86.4 83.6-88.8 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 27 16.9 11.0-25.1 *** *** *** 126 82.5 74.3-88.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,116 209 14.8 12.5-17.3 *** *** *** 866 82.2 79.4-84.6 36 2.6 1.7- 4.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 451 59 12.0 9.0-15.9 *** *** *** 379 85.9 81.8-89.1 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 240 43 14.5 10.3-20.1 *** *** *** 192 82.4 76.1-87.3 *** *** ***
Rural 579 134 18.8 15.3-22.9 *** *** *** 421 77.8 73.5-81.5 20 2.7 1.6- 4.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 628 59 8.3 6.2-11.0 *** *** *** 552 89.4 86.5-91.8 *** *** ***
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 290 94 33.7 26.9-41.1 *** *** *** 187 63.7 56.2-70.5 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 193 69 30.1 22.8-38.5 *** *** *** 114 64.3 55.4-72.3 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 160 32 16.4 11.2-23.3 *** *** *** 117 77.4 69.7-83.6 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 251 52 15.1 10.9-20.6 *** *** *** 188 80.3 74.0-85.4 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 430 65 12.0 9.1-15.6 *** *** *** 355 86.8 83.0-89.8 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 332 81 21.3 16.3-27.4 *** *** *** 237 75.4 69.1-80.7 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 384 74 16.1 12.3-20.8 *** *** *** 296 79.6 74.4-84.0 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 554 81 12.4 9.6-15.7 *** *** *** 459 85.8 82.3-88.7 *** *** ***

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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.

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