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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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 1,623 241 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
GENDER
Male 664 101 15.9 12.3-20.2 173 27.1 22.7-32.0 279 41.8 36.7-47.1 41 5.4 3.6- 7.9 70 9.8 7.4-12.9
Female 959 140 13.7 11.0-17.0 223 22.0 18.6-25.9 472 49.5 44.9-54.1 50 5.8 3.9- 8.7 74 8.9 6.3-12.4
RACE
White 1,147 167 14.5 11.9-17.5 288 25.0 21.7-28.7 542 48.2 44.2-52.3 43 2.9 2.0- 4.0 107 9.4 7.2-12.1
African American 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
Asian 2 0 0.0 . - . 1 71.2 13.4-97.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 28.8 2.5-86.6 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 50 4 6.6 2.3-17.5 9 27.4 11.5-52.3 29 42.8 26.0-61.4 4 9.4 3.1-25.5 4 13.7 4.3-36.0
Other Minorities 35 3 5.4 1.5-17.6 8 23.1 10.0-44.7 10 35.8 15.4-63.1 8 20.4 7.7-44.1 6 15.4 5.3-36.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 7 10.9 4.2-25.5 7 18.8 7.5-40.0 13 44.1 21.6-69.2 7 20.3 7.2-45.7 1 5.9 0.8-32.2
-English Speaking 14 5 30.1 10.2-62.1 2 8.7 2.0-30.7 6 43.3 17.9-72.7 1 17.9 2.7-63.2 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 21 2 6.1 1.4-23.4 5 21.3 7.6-47.3 7 44.3 18.3-73.8 6 20.9 6.2-51.5 1 7.3 1.0-38.3
Non-Hispanic 1,581 234 15.0 12.6-17.7 387 24.7 21.8-27.8 734 45.8 42.4-49.4 84 5.1 3.8- 6.7 142 9.5 7.6-11.7
AGE
25-34 30 6 13.9 5.7-30.3 7 25.2 9.9-50.9 10 34.5 15.9-59.4 3 11.7 2.9-37.2 4 14.7 4.3-39.9
35-44 100 14 7.4 4.0-13.4 29 24.5 16.1-35.5 38 49.9 37.4-62.4 7 6.4 2.4-16.3 12 11.7 5.9-21.8
45-54 284 43 14.8 10.1-21.2 75 26.3 20.1-33.6 124 43.9 36.2-51.8 15 4.8 2.7- 8.6 27 10.2 6.6-15.4
55-64 484 82 17.8 13.1-23.8 111 22.1 17.8-27.2 228 46.1 40.2-52.1 19 4.0 2.4- 6.5 44 10.0 6.9-14.1
65-74 437 54 10.9 7.9-14.9 113 27.9 22.6-33.8 218 49.3 43.3-55.2 26 6.4 4.0-10.3 26 5.5 3.5- 8.7
75+ 279 41 20.5 14.3-28.6 59 21.8 16.0-29.0 127 43.7 36.4-51.2 21 5.9 3.6- 9.4 31 8.2 5.4-12.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 31 9.4 6.0-14.6 58 22.3 16.2-29.9 143 46.7 38.6-55.0 26 8.6 5.7-12.9 38 12.9 8.5-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 538 90 15.8 12.1-20.4 119 20.7 16.6-25.5 244 45.3 39.4-51.3 38 7.6 5.0-11.5 47 10.6 7.2-15.5
Some Post-H.S. 433 65 16.4 12.0-22.0 115 27.4 21.5-34.2 195 43.7 37.0-50.7 17 2.7 1.5- 4.8 41 9.8 6.5-14.6
College Graduate 353 55 15.4 10.4-22.1 103 28.0 22.2-34.5 168 48.3 41.1-55.6 9 3.8 1.3-10.6 18 4.5 2.7- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 28 8.8 5.3-14.2 55 22.2 16.0-29.9 132 49.8 40.9-58.6 26 10.3 6.5-15.9 31 9.0 5.5-14.5
$15,000- 24,999 355 55 11.7 8.6-15.9 85 21.6 15.9-28.5 150 46.8 39.2-54.5 29 9.0 5.3-14.8 36 10.9 7.4-15.7
$25,000- 34,999 200 34 20.9 13.9-30.2 46 18.5 12.5-26.4 98 49.2 39.5-58.9 10 5.1 2.5-10.3 12 6.3 3.0-12.6
$35,000- 49,999 219 37 15.5 10.3-22.5 47 21.1 15.0-28.7 109 46.1 37.2-55.3 5 1.5 0.5- 4.6 21 15.8 9.0-26.4
$50,000-74,999 165 21 16.1 10.0-25.0 52 33.6 25.3-43.0 77 43.7 34.6-53.1 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7 12 5.3 2.7-10.0
$75,000+ 185 30 14.1 9.0-21.5 59 28.7 21.4-37.3 79 45.3 35.9-55.0 5 4.4 1.2-14.7 12 7.5 3.9-13.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 953 127 12.8 10.1-16.0 209 22.7 19.2-26.6 461 49.2 44.7-53.7 69 7.2 5.3- 9.6 87 8.2 6.3-10.5
No 639 110 17.3 13.5-21.9 184 27.9 23.3-33.0 273 41.5 36.2-47.0 21 3.8 2.0- 7.2 51 9.5 6.8-13.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 321 51 17.9 13.0-24.1 89 30.4 24.2-37.4 140 41.1 34.7-47.8 13 3.9 2.1- 7.1 28 6.7 4.3-10.3
Non-Veteran 1,301 190 14.1 11.6-17.1 307 23.2 20.1-26.6 611 46.9 43.0-50.9 78 6.0 4.4- 8.2 115 9.7 7.6-12.4

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This question was asked of those who had been told they had diabetes by a doctor.

^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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