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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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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  Total
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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 763 573 77.3 73.2-80.9 50 6.9 4.7-10.1 45 6.1 4.2- 8.9 95 9.7 7.7-12.2
Female 1,138 851 72.7 68.8-76.3 79 7.6 5.7-10.1 92 8.7 6.5-11.7 116 11.0 8.7-13.8
RACE
White 1,328 1,008 76.4 73.2-79.3 76 5.9 4.3- 8.1 76 5.6 4.1- 7.6 168 12.1 10.1-14.4
African American 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
Asian 2 1 71.2 13.4-97.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 28.8 2.5-86.6 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 58 39 64.7 45.9-79.8 4 4.7 1.5-13.9 8 14.4 5.1-34.5 7 16.2 6.6-34.7
Other Minorities 40 25 62.0 40.8-79.4 6 22.0 8.9-45.0 4 7.4 2.5-19.6 5 8.6 2.7-24.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 25 61.1 40.3-78.5 7 21.6 8.8-44.1 8 12.2 5.3-25.6 3 5.2 1.5-16.5
-English Speaking 19 9 34.9 15.8-60.5 2 15.8 3.2-51.1 6 37.4 16.1-65.0 2 12.0 2.7-40.0
-Spanish Speaking 24 16 69.2 42.8-87.1 5 23.4 8.1-51.5 2 4.3 1.0-16.9 1 3.1 0.4-19.6
Non-Hispanic 1,851 1,393 75.4 72.6-78.0 121 6.7 5.3- 8.5 129 7.3 5.7- 9.3 208 10.6 9.0-12.5
AGE
25-34 32 20 67.2 45.1-83.6 2 7.1 1.3-31.0 5 15.5 5.2-37.9 5 10.3 3.8-24.9
35-44 113 70 61.0 49.0-71.7 14 14.4 7.7-25.3 14 12.5 6.6-22.4 15 12.1 6.6-21.2
45-54 307 237 80.1 74.0-85.0 21 7.4 4.3-12.4 21 4.9 2.8- 8.4 28 7.7 5.0-11.7
55-64 538 407 74.0 68.7-78.6 35 7.2 4.9-10.4 35 8.3 5.4-12.6 61 10.6 7.8-14.2
65-74 523 406 79.2 74.6-83.1 36 6.3 4.2- 9.2 31 4.1 2.8- 6.0 50 10.5 7.5-14.4
75+ 378 275 76.9 71.5-81.6 21 3.8 2.4- 6.2 30 7.0 4.4-10.8 52 12.2 8.9-16.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 428 301 71.8 65.8-77.2 42 10.8 7.2-15.8 43 8.4 5.9-12.0 42 9.0 6.1-12.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 627 452 72.3 67.4-76.8 48 8.2 5.7-11.7 54 8.4 5.8-12.1 73 11.0 8.4-14.3
Some Post-H.S. 470 369 76.9 70.8-82.0 20 5.8 3.0-10.9 20 5.1 2.9- 8.8 61 12.3 8.8-16.8
College Graduate 371 298 79.2 72.6-84.6 19 4.3 2.6- 7.1 20 8.0 4.1-14.8 34 8.5 5.7-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 358 245 68.8 61.8-75.1 37 9.9 6.8-14.2 43 10.8 7.1-16.1 33 10.4 6.8-15.7
$15,000- 24,999 412 300 71.6 65.0-77.4 33 11.1 6.9-17.4 32 7.6 5.0-11.5 47 9.7 7.0-13.3
$25,000- 34,999 229 178 78.8 71.4-84.7 10 5.9 2.8-12.2 17 7.5 4.3-12.8 24 7.7 4.8-12.1
$35,000- 49,999 237 190 76.3 67.5-83.4 12 5.5 2.3-12.7 6 4.1 1.6-10.2 29 14.1 8.8-21.7
$50,000-74,999 181 142 79.3 71.1-85.7 11 6.4 3.1-12.7 6 3.5 1.2- 9.8 22 10.8 6.5-17.3
$75,000+ 189 154 78.8 69.0-86.2 8 4.4 1.6-11.8 10 8.1 3.3-18.5 17 8.6 5.0-14.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,144 816 72.5 68.9-75.9 97 9.4 7.2-12.2 114 9.5 7.4-12.1 117 8.6 6.9-10.6
No 722 583 78.2 73.5-82.3 32 4.7 2.9- 7.6 21 4.7 2.5- 8.4 86 12.4 9.6-16.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 369 281 77.7 72.1-82.4 17 3.8 2.2- 6.3 19 5.3 2.9- 9.5 52 13.2 9.7-17.9
Non-Veteran 1,531 1,143 74.4 71.2-77.4 111 7.9 6.1-10.1 118 8.0 6.2-10.2 159 9.7 8.0-11.8

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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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