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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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%)
North Carolina 1,623 241 14.8 12.5-17.4 396 24.5 21.7-27.6 751 45.7 42.3-49.2 91 5.6 4.2- 7.4 144 9.4 7.5-11.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 383 66 17.5 12.6-23.7 89 23.0 17.8-29.3 167 41.8 34.9-49.0 34 9.4 5.9-14.4 27 8.4 5.2-13.1
GENDER
Males 120 19 18.1 10.1-30.2 34 30.6 21.1-42.0 42 36.4 25.5-48.9 16 9.2 5.2-15.9 9 5.7 2.7-11.7
Females 263 47 17.0 11.6-24.2 55 17.4 12.1-24.4 125 45.8 37.3-54.6 18 9.4 4.8-17.7 18 10.4 5.8-17.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 41.3 5.9-88.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 58.7 11.3-94.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 378 65 17.4 12.5-23.8 88 22.9 17.6-29.2 164 41.8 34.9-49.1 34 9.4 6.0-14.6 27 8.4 5.3-13.2
AGE
25-34 7 3 26.7 6.6-65.1 2 28.1 5.7-71.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 36.8 6.4-83.2 1 8.3 1.0-44.8
35-44 39 6 10.1 4.0-23.4 12 29.8 15.7-49.3 13 40.4 22.7-61.0 3 3.4 1.0-11.5 5 16.2 6.0-37.2
45-54 88 15 14.4 7.6-25.6 27 25.1 14.6-39.7 34 43.5 28.6-59.7 6 7.4 2.9-17.2 6 9.6 3.9-22.0
55-64 111 22 21.5 10.9-38.1 22 16.6 9.9-26.4 50 48.0 35.0-61.2 10 8.5 4.2-16.5 7 5.4 2.1-13.3
65-74 89 12 13.5 6.8-25.1 20 24.9 14.9-38.7 43 43.1 30.8-56.3 10 14.6 7.0-28.1 4 3.8 1.4-10.1
75+ 46 7 26.3 11.6-49.3 5 17.5 6.1-40.9 26 41.5 25.8-59.2 4 7.1 2.4-19.0 4 7.6 2.6-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 10 14.8 6.8-29.4 17 17.5 10.3-28.1 44 49.1 36.6-61.7 9 11.9 6.1-21.9 8 6.7 3.0-14.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 133 22 13.4 7.8-21.9 29 19.2 11.9-29.6 55 45.2 33.5-57.5 19 13.9 8.2-22.7 8 8.2 3.8-16.9
Some Post-H.S. 86 19 22.4 12.9-35.8 20 24.6 13.9-39.7 35 36.8 23.8-52.1 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 9 15.2 6.9-30.1
College Graduate 75 15 20.8 9.0-41.1 22 30.5 18.0-46.8 33 36.8 22.8-53.4 3 9.5 2.2-33.2 2 2.4 0.6-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 8 8.1 3.5-17.7 15 16.3 9.0-27.8 44 49.9 35.9-63.9 11 15.8 8.2-28.2 8 10.0 4.0-22.7
$15,000- 24,999 92 13 8.3 4.2-15.6 22 22.3 11.4-39.1 36 48.0 32.6-63.9 13 11.3 5.5-21.7 8 10.0 4.7-20.0
$25,000- 34,999 45 11 35.3 19.6-55.1 11 20.9 9.4-40.2 17 28.4 16.3-44.7 5 14.1 5.8-30.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3
$35,000- 49,999 46 10 13.6 6.3-27.2 8 17.3 7.6-34.9 23 50.7 32.0-69.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 4 17.7 6.5-40.1
$50,000-74,999 25 2 9.3 2.0-34.5 10 58.0 35.1-77.9 11 23.2 10.9-42.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.5 2.1-33.9
$75,000+ 33 6 17.7 7.3-37.1 14 35.1 18.3-56.6 11 32.5 15.7-55.5 1 12.6 1.9-51.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 220 32 11.5 7.1-18.0 44 23.8 16.6-33.0 105 48.6 39.1-58.1 26 11.4 7.3-17.4 13 4.7 2.4- 9.1
No 154 33 25.7 16.6-37.7 44 22.8 15.6-32.1 56 31.0 22.3-41.4 8 7.2 2.5-19.5 13 13.2 7.0-23.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 42 6 14.6 6.2-30.8 13 47.5 29.5-66.1 17 28.5 16.0-45.5 3 5.2 1.3-18.2 3 4.2 1.2-13.4
Non-Veteran 341 60 17.9 12.5-24.9 76 19.4 14.5-25.5 150 43.7 36.2-51.6 31 10.0 6.2-15.7 24 9.0 5.5-14.4

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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