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Data for Percentage of Adults with Diabetes North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2012

NC vs HNC2020 BRFSS Year Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
HNC 2020 2009 8.6%
HNC 2020 2010 8.6%
HNC 2020 2011 8.6%
NC BRFSS 2010 or earlier 2009 9.6% 8.9% 10.4%
NC BRFSS 2010 or earlier 2010 9.8% 9.1% 10.5%
NC BRFSS 2011 or later 2011 10.9% 9.7% 12.2%
NC BRFSS 2011 or later 2012 10.4% 9.8% 11.1%

Data Notes

This measure is based on data from the North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (NC BRFSS), a random-digit dial telephone survey. BRFSS data are representative of the total non-institutionalized N.C. population aged 18 years and older living in households with a telephone.  The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.

Data Sources

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, State Center for Health Statistics 

Other Views


Diabetes prevalence estimates are based on survey responses to the question: "Have you ever been told by a doctor that you have diabetes?" The measure represents the percent of adult respondents who responded "
"yes" to the question.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older who reported they had been told that they have diabetes
Denominator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older responding to the BRFSS survey

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/20/2012

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