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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-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
-FEMALES 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 640 88 12.7 9.6-16.6 156 23.9 19.7-28.6 319 51.6 46.2-56.9 24 3.0 1.9- 4.8 53 8.9 5.7-13.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 52 5 8.4 2.9-22.1 11 27.3 11.9-51.0 26 47.5 24.6-71.5 7 13.9 5.5-30.9 3 2.9 0.8- 9.7
AGE
25-34 23 5 20.7 8.0-44.0 5 17.4 6.5-39.0 6 15.9 6.3-34.6 3 20.4 5.3-53.7 4 25.6 8.1-57.4
35-44 60 10 8.8 4.1-18.0 13 14.7 7.4-27.2 25 57.1 40.2-72.5 5 5.4 2.0-14.0 7 13.9 5.6-30.7
45-54 162 25 12.8 7.3-21.3 43 28.8 19.9-39.7 75 45.8 35.4-56.5 7 4.4 1.8-10.6 12 8.3 3.9-16.4
55-64 280 42 12.5 8.5-18.0 63 22.8 17.0-29.8 148 55.3 47.6-62.8 6 2.5 1.0- 5.9 21 7.0 4.1-11.7
65-74 261 34 10.1 7.0-14.5 64 25.2 18.4-33.5 133 51.5 43.4-59.4 18 8.7 5.0-14.6 12 4.6 2.4- 8.6
75+ 166 23 22.2 13.7-34.0 34 16.6 11.3-23.8 80 49.1 39.4-58.9 11 4.6 2.4- 8.9 18 7.4 4.3-12.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 22 11.5 6.4-19.8 36 22.0 14.0-32.8 92 49.6 38.3-61.0 14 8.2 4.5-14.4 22 8.7 5.0-14.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 329 52 13.6 9.5-18.9 71 21.0 15.7-27.3 162 49.1 41.6-56.6 21 6.3 3.7-10.7 23 10.1 5.3-18.4
Some Post-H.S. 264 38 16.5 10.8-24.4 71 24.7 18.2-32.6 125 45.2 36.9-53.7 9 3.1 1.4- 6.7 21 10.6 5.8-18.5
College Graduate 179 28 11.9 7.5-18.4 45 19.9 13.8-27.9 93 57.3 46.6-67.4 5 6.3 1.5-23.4 8 4.5 2.1- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 196 23 9.3 5.4-15.6 38 22.7 15.1-32.6 100 53.0 42.0-63.7 15 7.9 4.3-14.0 20 7.0 3.8-12.8
$15,000- 24,999 221 35 13.1 8.9-18.9 55 22.0 14.6-31.7 100 49.0 39.7-58.4 15 7.9 4.2-14.4 16 8.0 4.5-13.6
$25,000- 34,999 116 24 29.5 18.6-43.4 28 17.9 11.3-27.0 57 46.2 34.9-57.9 4 4.0 1.3-12.1 3 2.4 0.7- 7.8
$35,000- 49,999 116 20 15.2 8.1-26.7 22 13.5 7.9-22.0 58 47.7 34.3-61.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 14 23.3 11.8-40.7
$50,000-74,999 74 3 5.1 1.4-16.7 21 32.0 20.7-45.9 43 53.7 39.9-67.0 2 2.9 0.7-11.0 5 6.3 2.2-16.7
$75,000+ 65 7 5.5 2.3-12.4 16 20.1 10.6-34.8 36 56.5 39.1-72.5 2 9.5 1.8-38.0 4 8.4 2.7-22.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 580 78 12.3 9.1-16.5 121 20.6 16.4-25.6 303 55.9 50.3-61.4 37 6.1 4.2- 9.0 41 4.9 3.5- 7.0
No 362 60 15.2 10.9-20.8 101 25.0 19.4-31.5 159 42.6 35.2-50.4 13 5.8 2.6-12.5 29 11.4 7.2-17.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 11 1 3.4 0.4-22.0 5 43.2 16.1-75.1 4 43.5 16.5-75.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.9 1.3-47.0
Non-Veteran 948 139 13.8 11.0-17.1 218 21.9 18.5-25.7 468 49.5 44.9-54.2 50 5.9 3.9- 8.7 73 8.9 6.3-12.4

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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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