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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic White

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 White 4,364 558 10.7 9.7-11.8 24 0.5 0.3- 0.8 3,706 87.3 86.1-88.4 76 1.5 1.2- 2.0
GENDER
Male 1,983 256 10.8 9.4-12.5 *** *** *** 1,690 87.6 85.8-89.1 37 1.6 1.1- 2.3
Female 2,381 302 10.6 9.3-12.1 24 1.0 0.6- 1.5 2,016 87.0 85.3-88.5 39 1.4 1.0- 2.1
AGE
18-34 751 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 492 19 4.5 2.7- 7.4 *** *** *** 462 93.2 90.1-95.4 *** *** ***
45-54 669 84 12.9 10.0-16.4 *** *** *** 575 85.9 82.4-88.9 *** *** ***
55-64 889 127 14.0 11.4-17.0 *** *** *** 735 83.2 80.1-86.0 20 2.3 1.4- 3.8
65-74 944 205 21.5 18.6-24.8 *** *** *** 711 75.1 71.6-78.3 24 2.9 1.8- 4.5
75+ 579 114 20.4 16.7-24.7 *** *** *** 449 76.7 72.3-80.7 14 2.4 1.4- 4.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 73 18.7 14.2-24.1 *** *** *** 235 78.9 73.3-83.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,112 189 13.6 11.5-15.9 *** *** *** 902 84.4 81.9-86.6 14 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,319 167 10.2 8.6-12.2 *** *** *** 1,115 87.6 85.5-89.4 29 1.6 1.0- 2.5
College Graduate 1,606 128 5.8 4.7- 7.1 *** *** *** 1,447 92.5 91.0-93.8 22 1.1 0.7- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 72 19.8 14.8-26.1 *** *** *** 235 76.6 70.2-82.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 567 105 16.6 13.4-20.5 *** *** *** 449 81.1 77.1-84.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 373 48 10.6 7.7-14.5 *** *** *** 321 88.6 84.6-91.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 554 71 10.5 7.9-13.8 *** *** *** 472 87.7 84.1-90.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 624 67 9.5 7.1-12.6 *** *** *** 543 89.0 85.8-91.5 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,184 89 6.0 4.7- 7.7 *** *** *** 1,071 92.3 90.5-93.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,119 266 21.5 18.7-24.6 *** *** *** 817 75.2 72.0-78.2 32 2.9 2.0- 4.3
No 2,732 254 7.9 6.8- 9.1 16 0.5 0.3- 0.9 2,423 90.5 89.1-91.6 39 1.1 0.8- 1.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,242 283 21.2 18.6-24.2 *** *** *** 916 75.4 72.4-78.2 37 2.9 2.0- 4.2
No 3,041 264 7.0 6.1- 8.1 18 0.6 0.3- 0.9 2,722 91.4 90.2-92.5 37 1.0 0.7- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 686 109 13.2 10.6-16.2 *** *** *** 561 84.6 81.4-87.4 16 2.2 1.2- 3.8
Non-Veteran 3,677 449 10.3 9.3-11.5 24 0.6 0.4- 0.9 3,144 87.7 86.4-88.8 60 1.4 1.0- 1.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 997 91 7.5 6.0- 9.4 *** *** *** 883 90.6 88.5-92.3 16 1.3 0.7- 2.3
Regional City or Suburban County 1,039 140 12.1 10.0-14.5 *** *** *** 883 86.9 84.4-89.1 *** *** ***
Rural 2,329 327 12.0 10.5-13.7 14 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1,941 85.3 83.5-87.0 47 2.1 1.5- 2.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,170 145 5.6 4.6- 6.7 *** *** *** 1,986 92.9 91.6-94.0 27 1.0 0.6- 1.6
Unemployed 126 16 11.6 6.6-19.5 *** *** *** 104 84.0 75.0-90.2 *** *** ***
Retired 1,401 275 19.6 17.2-22.3 *** *** *** 1,084 77.1 74.3-79.7 37 3.0 2.1- 4.3
Unable to Work 335 101 26.9 21.3-33.3 *** *** *** 226 71.4 65.0-77.1 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 317 19 5.4 3.2- 8.9 *** *** *** 293 93.4 89.7-95.8 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 249 48 17.8 12.7-24.2 *** *** *** 195 81.1 74.6-86.2 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 571 106 16.1 12.8-19.9 *** *** *** 450 80.9 76.9-84.5 13 2.5 1.4- 4.4
151% to 200% 287 48 12.9 9.4-17.4 *** *** *** 235 86.0 81.3-89.6 *** *** ***
More than 200% 2,387 234 8.3 7.1- 9.6 *** *** *** 2,105 90.2 88.7-91.5 36 1.1 0.8- 1.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 809 122 12.7 10.1-15.8 *** *** *** 663 83.5 79.9-86.5 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,720 255 13.3 11.5-15.4 *** *** *** 1,425 84.7 82.5-86.6 33 1.6 1.1- 2.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,836 181 8.3 7.0- 9.7 *** *** *** 1,619 90.2 88.6-91.6 27 1.1 0.7- 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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