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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

A test for hemoglobin 'A one C' measures the average level of blood sugar over the past three months. About how many times in the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional checked you for hemoglobin 'A one C'?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 time 2 times 3-4 times 5+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,259 174 14.9 12.5-17.7 302 24.4 21.5-27.6 599 45.6 42.1-49.1 77 6.0 4.6- 7.8 107 9.0 7.2-11.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,104 144 14.4 11.8-17.3 272 24.9 21.9-28.2 545 47.6 43.9-51.3 68 5.7 4.3- 7.5 75 7.5 5.7- 9.7
No 155 30 18.4 12.0-27.3 30 21.6 13.6-32.6 54 33.6 24.3-44.4 9 7.9 3.8-15.6 32 18.5 12.2-27.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 3 0 0.0 . - . 1 45.9 7.1-90.3 2 54.1 9.7-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 190 24 12.9 8.2-19.6 37 25.7 17.5-36.0 90 44.4 35.6-53.6 9 4.1 1.8- 8.8 30 13.0 8.5-19.4
Overweight 390 58 16.4 11.9-22.2 107 25.5 20.7-31.0 176 44.7 38.5-51.1 19 4.8 2.9- 8.0 30 8.6 5.7-12.7
Obese 618 85 15.1 11.8-19.1 144 23.2 19.3-27.6 298 45.2 40.3-50.2 45 7.6 5.4-10.7 46 8.9 6.3-12.4
Current Smoker
No 1,050 146 15.5 12.8-18.6 255 24.2 21.2-27.5 501 45.6 41.9-49.4 67 6.3 4.7- 8.3 81 8.3 6.5-10.7
Yes 204 28 12.5 7.9-19.1 44 25.0 17.2-34.8 97 45.5 36.5-54.8 10 4.8 2.3- 9.5 25 12.2 7.6-19.1
Binge Drinker
No 1,222 168 14.8 12.4-17.6 290 24.4 21.4-27.6 588 46.0 42.5-49.6 76 6.1 4.7- 7.9 100 8.6 6.9-10.8
Yes 25 4 21.4 5.3-56.8 11 36.6 18.3-59.8 6 28.0 11.6-53.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 14.1 4.2-38.2
Heavy Drinker
No 1,239 172 15.0 12.6-17.8 296 24.4 21.5-27.6 592 45.8 42.3-49.3 76 6.1 4.6- 7.9 103 8.7 6.9-10.9
Yes 15 1 1.5 0.2-10.6 6 30.8 11.7-59.9 4 29.5 9.6-62.2 1 4.6 0.6-27.3 3 33.7 10.6-68.6
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 689 83 14.0 10.8-18.0 137 19.6 16.2-23.5 349 48.5 43.7-53.3 67 9.6 7.2-12.5 53 8.3 6.1-11.4
No 568 90 15.9 12.5-20.1 164 29.9 25.2-34.9 250 42.3 37.4-47.5 10 2.0 0.9- 4.3 54 9.9 7.2-13.4
Current Asthma
Yes 143 22 18.0 11.0-28.1 28 23.1 15.6-32.8 70 42.1 32.4-52.3 10 6.1 2.8-12.9 13 10.7 5.6-19.5
No 1,108 150 14.5 12.0-17.4 272 24.7 21.5-28.0 525 46.0 42.2-49.7 67 6.1 4.6- 8.0 94 8.9 7.0-11.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,259 174 14.9 12.5-17.7 302 24.4 21.5-27.6 599 45.6 42.1-49.1 77 6.0 4.6- 7.8 107 9.0 7.2-11.3
Yes, During Pregnancy 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No, Bordeline Diabetes 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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