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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?

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Respond.^
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,901 1,424 74.9 72.1-77.5 129 7.3 5.7- 9.2 137 7.4 5.9- 9.4 211 10.4 8.8-12.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 467 347 74.4 68.5-79.5 43 8.4 5.8-12.2 46 10.5 7.0-15.6 31 6.7 4.2-10.3
GENDER
Males 148 112 81.3 72.9-87.5 17 8.9 4.8-16.0 12 7.2 3.7-13.8 7 2.6 1.2- 5.6
Females 319 235 69.0 60.9-76.1 26 8.1 5.1-12.5 34 13.1 7.9-20.9 24 9.9 5.9-16.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 3 63.2 20.0-92.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 36.8 7.8-80.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 460 343 74.5 68.5-79.6 42 8.4 5.8-12.2 44 10.4 6.8-15.5 31 6.7 4.3-10.4
AGE
25-34 8 5 48.0 15.3-82.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 44.7 12.4-82.2 1 7.3 0.9-40.4
35-44 42 28 61.0 41.2-77.7 4 9.5 2.4-31.3 6 17.3 6.7-37.9 4 12.3 4.0-32.3
45-54 97 75 80.4 68.4-88.6 8 6.3 2.5-14.8 11 8.0 3.6-17.0 3 5.3 1.6-15.9
55-64 126 90 71.0 60.2-79.9 18 13.5 8.1-21.7 11 9.9 5.1-18.2 7 5.6 2.3-12.9
65-74 116 89 80.4 70.8-87.5 11 10.9 5.5-20.5 8 3.8 1.8- 7.9 8 4.8 2.3-10.0
75+ 74 57 83.5 72.1-90.8 2 2.9 0.7-10.8 7 6.7 2.3-17.9 8 6.9 3.3-14.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 131 93 74.3 65.2-81.7 16 12.0 7.0-19.8 13 8.0 4.4-14.1 9 5.7 2.8-11.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 159 116 76.9 67.9-83.9 18 9.5 5.5-15.9 18 10.4 5.7-18.1 7 3.2 1.3- 7.5
Some Post-H.S. 94 76 72.9 57.7-84.1 3 5.9 1.3-22.7 5 6.3 2.1-17.3 10 15.0 7.1-28.9
College Graduate 81 61 71.9 54.2-84.7 6 5.6 2.2-13.3 10 18.5 7.6-38.6 4 4.0 1.4-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 81 74.0 63.1-82.6 15 11.4 6.4-19.5 14 9.8 4.9-18.7 6 4.8 1.7-12.6
$15,000- 24,999 107 72 67.7 54.6-78.4 12 11.6 5.9-21.5 16 13.8 7.4-24.4 7 6.9 3.1-14.9
$25,000- 34,999 53 42 78.6 63.7-88.5 4 8.2 2.9-21.2 4 7.4 2.5-19.9 3 5.8 1.8-17.1
$35,000- 49,999 50 42 73.5 52.0-87.6 2 7.8 1.4-33.8 1 4.2 0.6-24.3 5 14.5 5.1-35.2
$50,000-74,999 28 21 75.3 51.3-89.8 4 9.5 3.0-25.9 2 9.0 1.5-38.5 1 6.2 0.9-33.3
$75,000+ 34 27 70.2 43.0-88.0 1 2.4 0.3-15.8 4 23.5 7.3-54.5 2 3.9 0.9-14.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 280 198 74.3 67.2-80.3 33 11.7 7.6-17.5 35 10.9 7.1-16.3 14 3.1 1.7- 5.5
No 175 139 73.5 62.3-82.4 10 4.1 2.0- 8.4 10 10.3 4.4-22.6 16 12.0 6.6-20.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 40 83.7 69.8-92.0 4 5.7 2.0-15.4 4 7.0 2.0-22.0 3 3.5 1.1-11.1
Non-Veteran 416 307 72.9 66.4-78.6 39 8.9 5.9-13.1 42 11.1 7.1-16.7 28 7.2 4.4-11.3

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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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