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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
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
-Piedmont NC 2,951 344 10.2 9.0-11.4 19 0.5 0.3- 0.9 2,545 88.1 86.7-89.3 43 1.3 0.9- 1.8
GENDER
Male 1,342 144 9.5 7.9-11.3 *** *** *** 1,181 89.6 87.7-91.2 17 0.9 0.6- 1.6
Female 1,609 200 10.8 9.2-12.5 19 1.0 0.6- 1.6 1,364 86.7 84.8-88.4 26 1.5 1.0- 2.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,893 215 9.9 8.5-11.4 *** *** *** 1,640 88.5 86.9-90.0 26 1.1 0.7- 1.7
Non-Hispanic Black 596 87 13.1 10.3-16.4 *** *** *** 493 84.5 80.9-87.5 *** *** ***
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 670 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 438 24 5.7 3.6- 8.7 *** *** *** 400 91.6 88.2-94.0 *** *** ***
45-54 522 56 10.8 8.1-14.2 *** *** *** 460 88.2 84.7-91.0 *** *** ***
55-64 510 89 16.3 13.1-20.2 *** *** *** 404 80.1 75.9-83.7 16 3.5 2.0- 6.1
65-74 477 108 22.9 18.9-27.5 *** *** *** 357 74.9 70.3-79.1 *** *** ***
75+ 291 53 20.1 15.0-26.5 *** *** *** 232 78.3 71.8-83.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 45 14.5 10.5-19.6 *** *** *** 236 82.6 77.2-86.9 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 726 105 12.1 9.8-14.9 *** *** *** 605 86.2 83.4-88.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 826 108 10.7 8.7-13.1 *** *** *** 699 87.5 85.0-89.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,101 86 6.1 4.8- 7.7 *** *** *** 996 92.5 90.8-93.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 46 16.1 11.5-22.2 *** *** *** 192 81.0 74.7-86.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 453 67 13.7 10.6-17.7 *** *** *** 372 83.1 78.9-86.7 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 267 33 10.8 7.3-15.6 *** *** *** 232 88.1 83.0-91.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 308 32 8.8 5.9-13.1 *** *** *** 271 89.8 85.5-93.0 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 386 48 10.6 7.7-14.3 *** *** *** 333 88.6 84.9-91.6 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 789 57 6.1 4.6- 8.0 *** *** *** 718 92.5 90.4-94.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 585 138 21.7 18.2-25.8 *** *** *** 426 74.5 70.2-78.3 19 3.4 2.0- 5.7
No 1,925 180 8.1 6.9- 9.6 14 0.6 0.3- 1.0 1,710 90.5 89.0-91.8 21 0.8 0.5- 1.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 717 157 20.7 17.5-24.3 *** *** *** 536 75.9 72.1-79.4 18 2.7 1.6- 4.5
No 2,149 178 7.0 5.9- 8.2 *** *** *** 1,935 91.7 90.4-92.9 23 0.8 0.5- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 341 51 13.3 9.9-17.7 *** *** *** 282 84.6 80.0-88.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,607 293 9.8 8.6-11.1 19 0.6 0.4- 1.0 2,260 88.4 87.0-89.7 35 1.2 0.8- 1.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,621 156 8.3 6.9- 9.9 *** *** *** 1,429 89.8 88.1-91.3 26 1.3 0.9- 2.1
Regional City or Suburban County 754 104 12.5 10.1-15.3 *** *** *** 639 86.3 83.3-88.8 *** *** ***
Rural 576 84 12.2 9.7-15.4 *** *** *** 477 85.3 82.0-88.1 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,626 119 6.0 4.9- 7.3 *** *** *** 1,477 92.4 90.9-93.6 20 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Unemployed 130 14 11.2 6.5-18.7 *** *** *** 113 86.3 78.4-91.6 *** *** ***
Retired 713 144 21.3 17.9-25.2 *** *** *** 552 76.8 72.9-80.3 13 1.6 0.9- 2.8
Unable to Work 198 54 25.4 19.1-33.0 *** *** *** 138 71.1 63.2-77.9 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 272 *** *** *** *** *** *** 255 95.1 91.8-97.1 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 84 83.1 72.4-90.3 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 223 34 12.4 8.5-17.6 *** *** *** 182 85.2 79.6-89.4 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 393 61 13.5 10.2-17.6 *** *** *** 323 83.9 79.5-87.6 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 175 25 12.9 8.2-19.6 *** *** *** 146 85.0 77.9-90.1 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,498 147 8.3 6.9- 9.9 *** *** *** 1,328 90.5 88.8-92.0 17 0.9 0.5- 1.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 102 23 15.9 10.0-24.4 *** *** *** 78 82.7 73.9-89.0 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 801 121 13.9 11.5-16.7 *** *** *** 658 83.7 80.7-86.3 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,048 200 8.4 7.2- 9.9 *** *** *** 1,809 90.0 88.5-91.3 28 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.

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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