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Data for Percentage of Adults with Diabetes by Sex, 2012

Males vs Females BRFSS Year Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
Male (2010 or earlier) 2008 9.2% 8.4% 10.1%
Male (2010 or earlier) 2009 9.2% 8.1% 10.3%
Male (2010 or earlier) 2010 9.5% 8.5% 10.6%
Male (2011 or later) 2011 10.9% 9.7% 12.2%
Male (2011 or later) 2012 10.9% 9.9% 12.0%
Female (2010 or earlier) 2008 9.5% 8.7% 10.2%
Female (2010 or earlier) 2009 10.0% 8.9% 11.2%
Female (2010 or earlier) 2010 10.0% 9.2% 10.9%
Female (2011 or later) 2011 10.8% 9.8% 11.9%
Female (2011 or later) 2012 10.0% 9.2% 10.9%

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. 

Data Sources

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, State Center for Health Statistics 

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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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