Data for Percentage of Adults with Diabetes North Carolina vs. United States, 2004-2012
Data NotesThis 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.
DefinitionDiabetes 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
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/20/2012