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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
25-34 5 2 24.5 4.2-70.6 1 12.0 1.3-58.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 51.8 10.7-90.6 1 11.7 1.3-57.6
35-44 24 4 12.3 3.7-34.0 6 14.8 5.3-34.9 9 48.3 24.2-73.3 2 3.7 0.7-16.5 3 20.9 5.7-53.8
45-54 57 8 8.0 3.5-17.1 17 29.1 14.3-50.2 25 40.6 23.7-60.0 2 6.6 1.5-24.7 5 15.7 5.9-35.9
55-64 76 17 16.9 9.2-29.1 16 18.1 10.1-30.4 36 55.1 40.2-69.1 3 4.3 1.2-14.3 4 5.6 1.5-19.0
65-74 66 8 10.1 4.6-20.7 14 18.6 10.2-31.5 34 49.8 34.8-64.8 8 17.9 8.1-35.0 2 3.5 0.9-13.5
75+ 33 7 39.7 19.3-64.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 20 47.4 27.3-68.3 2 4.9 1.1-19.6 3 7.2 2.2-21.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 60 7 19.2 7.6-40.6 11 16.8 8.5-30.4 32 49.2 33.8-64.7 3 6.9 2.1-20.3 7 7.9 3.5-17.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 88 16 16.5 8.8-28.9 19 16.4 9.3-27.2 38 43.2 30.1-57.3 12 16.4 8.5-29.1 3 7.6 2.3-22.0
Some Post-H.S. 58 13 20.7 9.9-38.4 13 20.4 8.8-40.4 25 38.5 22.3-57.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 6 20.0 8.2-41.0
College Graduate 57 11 11.2 5.3-22.0 12 15.4 7.4-29.5 30 55.9 35.6-74.4 2 13.2 2.3-49.7 2 4.2 1.0-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 7 9.5 3.8-21.7 12 18.9 9.7-33.4 36 55.3 39.1-70.4 4 7.1 2.4-19.3 6 9.3 3.1-24.3
$15,000- 24,999 64 10 11.6 5.4-23.2 17 25.2 11.2-47.3 25 39.8 24.5-57.4 8 14.3 5.8-31.1 4 9.1 3.2-23.3
$25,000- 34,999 30 7 38.4 18.0-63.9 7 15.5 5.8-35.5 14 36.1 19.0-57.6 2 10.0 2.4-33.1 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 27 7 14.2 5.0-33.9 4 9.9 3.0-27.9 12 44.9 21.4-70.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 31.1 11.7-60.5
$50,000-74,999 13 0 0.0 . - . 3 33.1 11.1-66.2 8 42.6 17.9-71.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 24.4 5.8-62.7
$75,000+ 17 2 6.8 1.5-26.1 4 8.6 2.6-25.1 10 59.7 24.9-86.9 1 24.9 4.0-72.5 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 152 25 15.4 8.8-25.7 27 18.8 11.1-30.0 81 54.2 42.7-65.2 12 8.6 4.4-16.3 7 3.0 1.3- 6.9
No 108 22 19.2 11.3-30.6 28 15.8 9.9-24.4 41 34.6 23.1-48.1 6 10.6 3.3-29.6 11 19.8 10.4-34.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 0 0.0 . - . 1 21.1 1.6-81.0 1 78.9 19.0-98.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 261 47 17.1 11.7-24.3 54 17.4 12.0-24.4 124 45.7 37.1-54.5 18 9.5 4.8-17.8 18 10.4 5.8-17.9

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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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