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Data for Percentage of Adults with Diabetes North Carolina vs. United States, 2004-2012

NC vs US for BRFSS Year Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
NC BFRSS 2010 or earlier 2004 8.4% 7.9% 8.9%
NC BFRSS 2010 or earlier 2005 8.5% 8.0% 9.0%
NC BFRSS 2010 or earlier 2006 9.1% 8.6% 9.6%
NC BFRSS 2010 or earlier 2007 9.1% 8.5% 9.7%
NC BFRSS 2010 or earlier 2008 9.3% 8.8% 9.9%
NC BFRSS 2010 or earlier 2009 9.6% 8.8% 10.4%
NC BFRSS 2010 or earlier 2010 9.8% 9.1% 10.4%
NC BRFSS 2011 or later 2011 10.9% 10.1% 11.7%
NC BRFSS 2011 or later 2012 10.4% 9.8% 11.1%
US BRFSS 2010 or earlier 2004 7.0%
US BRFSS 2010 or earlier 2005 7.3%
US BRFSS 2010 or earlier 2006 7.5%
US BRFSS 2010 or earlier 2007 8.0%
US BRFSS 2010 or earlier 2008 8.3%
US BRFSS 2010 or earlier 2009 8.3%
US BRFSS 2010 or earlier 2010 8.7%

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.  Note that the U.S. figures represent the median value for the states and do not included confidence intervals.

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Definition

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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