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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 2,971 389 10.7 9.5-12.1 *** *** *** 2,530 87.9 86.5-89.1 52 1.4 1.0- 1.9
Female 3,553 502 11.7 10.6-13.0 41 1.2 0.8- 1.6 2,935 85.2 83.8-86.5 75 1.9 1.4- 2.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,365 558 10.7 9.7-11.8 24 0.5 0.3- 0.8 3,707 87.3 86.1-88.4 76 1.5 1.2- 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
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 112 21 15.5 9.4-24.5 *** *** *** 87 81.5 72.3-88.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 237 30 9.5 6.1-14.4 *** *** *** 199 88.6 83.4-92.3 *** *** ***
Hispanic 467 42 7.1 5.0-10.0 *** *** *** 411 89.7 86.3-92.3 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 1,338 15 0.8 0.5- 1.4 14 0.8 0.5- 1.5 1,305 98.2 97.3-98.7 *** *** ***
35-44 886 53 5.7 4.1- 7.8 *** *** *** 811 91.9 89.6-93.8 14 1.6 0.9- 2.8
45-54 1,050 140 13.1 10.9-15.8 *** *** *** 889 85.2 82.5-87.6 15 1.0 0.6- 1.8
55-64 1,265 235 18.3 15.8-21.0 *** *** *** 985 78.1 75.1-80.7 38 3.4 2.3- 4.9
65-74 1,198 291 24.3 21.4-27.3 *** *** *** 870 72.7 69.5-75.6 33 2.7 1.8- 4.0
75+ 707 146 21.3 17.8-25.4 *** *** *** 538 75.1 70.9-78.9 21 3.2 2.0- 5.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 716 152 17.4 14.5-20.8 *** *** *** 536 79.1 75.5-82.3 24 3.1 1.9- 4.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,798 299 13.3 11.6-15.1 17 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,450 84.4 82.4-86.1 32 1.5 1.0- 2.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,886 250 10.5 9.1-12.1 *** *** *** 1,587 87.4 85.7-89.0 39 1.6 1.1- 2.3
College Graduate 2,109 189 6.6 5.6- 7.8 *** *** *** 1,878 91.7 90.4-92.9 32 1.1 0.8- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 643 148 18.9 15.5-23.0 *** *** *** 468 77.4 73.2-81.1 17 2.3 1.3- 3.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,056 177 14.3 12.1-16.9 *** *** *** 846 82.4 79.5-84.9 25 2.5 1.5- 3.9
$25,000- 34,999 610 78 11.0 8.4-14.2 *** *** *** 518 86.8 83.4-89.7 13 2.0 1.0- 3.8
$35,000- 49,999 788 104 10.3 8.2-13.0 *** *** *** 666 87.7 84.9-90.1 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5
$50,000-74,999 830 98 10.1 8.0-12.7 *** *** *** 713 88.5 85.8-90.7 17 1.2 0.7- 2.0
$75,000+ 1,435 116 6.4 5.2- 7.9 *** *** *** 1,291 92.1 90.4-93.4 18 1.0 0.6- 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,602 410 22.8 20.4-25.4 *** *** *** 1,127 73.3 70.6-75.9 61 3.7 2.7- 5.0
No 4,162 424 8.6 7.7- 9.6 32 0.7 0.5- 1.1 3,646 89.5 88.4-90.5 60 1.2 0.9- 1.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,864 444 21.6 19.4-24.0 11 0.5 0.3- 1.0 1,345 74.6 72.1-76.9 64 3.3 2.4- 4.4
No 4,492 429 7.7 6.9- 8.6 29 0.6 0.4- 0.9 3,973 90.6 89.6-91.5 61 1.1 0.8- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 941 153 14.0 11.6-16.7 *** *** *** 767 84.1 81.3-86.6 21 1.9 1.2- 3.2
Non-Veteran 5,580 739 10.9 10.0-11.9 41 0.7 0.5- 1.0 4,694 86.8 85.8-87.8 106 1.6 1.3- 2.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,773 177 8.4 7.1- 9.9 11 0.5 0.3- 1.0 1,553 89.6 88.0-91.0 32 1.4 1.0- 2.1
Regional City or Suburban County 1,472 206 12.4 10.6-14.4 *** *** *** 1,241 86.2 84.1-88.1 19 1.1 0.6- 1.9
Rural 3,282 509 12.9 11.6-14.4 24 0.8 0.5- 1.3 2,673 84.1 82.5-85.5 76 2.2 1.7- 2.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,347 252 6.2 5.4- 7.2 19 0.6 0.4- 0.9 3,029 92.0 90.9-93.0 47 1.2 0.9- 1.7
Unemployed 264 35 11.1 7.5-16.2 *** *** *** 220 86.3 80.8-90.4 *** *** ***
Retired 1,769 387 22.3 19.9-24.8 *** *** *** 1,328 74.6 72.0-77.0 49 2.9 2.1- 4.0
Unable to Work 597 188 28.2 23.9-32.9 *** *** *** 385 68.4 63.6-72.9 20 3.1 1.8- 5.4
Other not in Labor Force 519 28 4.2 2.7- 6.4 12 1.9 1.0- 3.3 476 93.7 91.2-95.5 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 214 37 12.9 8.3-19.5 *** *** *** 166 82.7 75.8-88.0 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 582 100 14.9 11.9-18.6 11 1.5 0.7- 3.0 456 81.3 77.4-84.7 15 2.3 1.3- 4.0
101% to 150% 972 173 14.4 12.1-17.1 *** *** *** 771 82.3 79.3-84.9 23 2.7 1.7- 4.3
151% to 200% 432 72 13.0 9.8-17.0 *** *** *** 351 85.1 80.8-88.6 *** *** ***
More than 200% 3,069 329 8.8 7.8-10.0 12 0.3 0.2- 0.6 2,675 89.7 88.4-90.8 53 1.2 0.9- 1.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,313 230 15.0 12.8-17.5 14 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,039 81.5 78.7-84.0 30 2.4 1.5- 3.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,374 359 13.3 11.7-15.0 *** *** *** 1,955 84.3 82.5-86.0 50 1.9 1.4- 2.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,840 303 8.9 7.8-10.2 17 0.6 0.3- 0.9 2,473 89.2 87.9-90.4 47 1.3 0.9- 1.7

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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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