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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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%)
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
-FEMALES 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 754 575 75.6 71.1-79.5 47 6.9 4.7-10.1 46 5.8 4.0- 8.4 86 11.7 9.1-15.1
African American 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
Other Minorities 61 39 66.6 46.7-81.9 6 11.9 3.9-30.7 10 11.0 4.7-23.9 6 10.5 3.5-27.5
AGE
25-34 25 15 56.7 32.7-77.9 1 1.6 0.2-11.0 5 26.1 9.4-54.4 4 15.7 5.5-37.0
35-44 71 41 56.1 40.4-70.6 8 11.1 4.8-23.6 12 16.9 8.2-31.5 10 16.0 7.6-30.4
45-54 177 135 76.2 66.8-83.7 14 11.0 5.7-20.4 15 5.0 2.8- 8.6 13 7.7 4.0-14.5
55-64 311 241 75.8 68.9-81.5 20 7.1 4.3-11.4 17 6.5 3.5-11.7 33 10.6 6.9-15.9
65-74 317 238 75.4 69.0-80.9 26 8.5 5.2-13.6 26 6.8 4.5-10.3 27 9.2 5.9-14.2
75+ 230 174 78.2 71.2-83.9 10 3.6 1.8- 6.8 17 6.4 3.6-11.3 29 11.8 7.7-17.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 273 188 69.2 60.8-76.5 29 12.6 7.6-20.1 30 9.1 5.9-13.9 26 9.1 5.5-14.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 386 277 70.6 64.2-76.2 31 8.8 5.7-13.2 36 8.2 5.4-12.2 42 12.4 8.7-17.5
Some Post-H.S. 287 233 76.1 68.0-82.8 9 4.3 1.9- 9.5 13 5.9 2.9-11.8 32 13.6 8.6-20.9
College Graduate 190 151 75.2 63.3-84.2 10 3.9 1.9- 7.7 13 13.9 6.2-28.2 16 7.0 3.9-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 261 181 68.1 59.3-75.8 23 9.3 5.8-14.6 36 11.8 7.5-18.2 21 10.8 6.3-18.1
$15,000- 24,999 254 185 65.3 56.1-73.4 22 14.2 8.1-23.6 23 10.3 6.1-16.9 24 10.2 6.5-15.8
$25,000- 34,999 132 106 79.9 70.3-86.9 5 3.8 1.4-10.1 8 7.9 3.7-16.1 13 8.5 4.4-15.5
$35,000- 49,999 120 100 82.3 69.2-90.6 7 3.4 1.3- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 13 14.3 6.7-28.0
$50,000-74,999 82 67 77.6 63.4-87.4 5 8.3 2.9-21.6 2 3.6 0.7-16.6 8 10.5 4.5-22.6
$75,000+ 66 52 70.6 50.5-84.9 3 2.5 0.8- 7.7 5 16.8 5.4-41.5 6 10.2 4.0-23.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 705 505 72.1 67.4-76.3 60 9.9 7.1-13.6 75 9.7 7.3-12.9 65 8.3 6.2-11.1
No 414 333 73.6 66.3-79.7 19 4.8 2.6- 8.5 15 7.3 3.6-14.2 47 14.3 10.0-20.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 10 76.1 45.0-92.5 1 9.5 1.3-45.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.4 3.4-44.4
Non-Veteran 1,125 841 72.7 68.7-76.3 78 7.6 5.7-10.1 92 8.8 6.5-11.8 114 11.0 8.7-13.8

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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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