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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-MALES

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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 507 79 16.1 12.3-20.9 132 26.1 21.2-31.7 223 45.2 39.4-51.2 19 2.7 1.6- 4.5 54 9.8 7.2-13.3
African American 120 19 18.1 10.1-30.2 34 30.6 21.1-42.0 42 36.4 25.5-48.9 16 9.2 5.2-15.9 9 5.7 2.7-11.7
Other Minorities 35 2 2.4 0.6- 9.6 7 24.6 10.7-47.2 13 24.6 12.3-43.2 6 20.7 6.6-49.2 7 27.7 12.0-51.7
AGE
25-34 7 1 4.8 0.6-30.2 2 35.7 8.1-77.7 4 59.5 20.3-89.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 40 4 5.8 2.0-15.8 16 36.2 21.4-54.0 13 41.3 24.7-60.2 2 7.7 1.5-31.1 5 9.1 3.4-22.0
45-54 122 18 16.7 9.9-26.8 32 24.1 16.2-34.3 49 42.1 31.2-53.9 8 5.2 2.4-10.9 15 11.9 6.9-19.8
55-64 204 40 22.8 15.1-33.0 48 21.5 15.5-29.1 80 37.5 29.5-46.3 13 5.4 2.9- 9.7 23 12.7 7.8-19.9
65-74 176 20 11.7 7.0-18.8 49 30.5 22.8-39.4 85 47.1 38.4-55.9 8 4.3 1.6-10.6 14 6.5 3.4-12.0
75+ 113 18 18.3 10.6-29.7 25 28.6 18.3-41.7 47 36.5 26.4-47.9 10 7.5 3.8-14.4 13 9.2 4.9-16.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 9 6.7 3.3-13.1 22 22.7 14.4-34.0 51 43.0 32.2-54.6 12 9.2 5.0-16.2 16 18.4 10.5-30.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 209 38 18.2 12.2-26.2 48 20.4 14.5-28.0 82 41.2 32.2-50.8 17 9.0 4.8-16.3 24 11.2 7.0-17.5
Some Post-H.S. 169 27 16.4 10.2-25.2 44 30.6 20.9-42.4 70 42.0 31.4-53.4 8 2.2 0.9- 5.3 20 8.8 5.1-15.0
College Graduate 174 27 17.8 10.6-28.6 58 33.6 25.3-43.2 75 41.9 32.6-51.8 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9 10 4.6 2.3- 8.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 5 7.8 2.6-21.0 17 21.2 11.9-34.9 32 44.0 30.2-58.8 11 14.4 7.2-26.6 11 12.6 5.8-25.1
$15,000- 24,999 134 20 10.3 6.1-16.8 30 21.1 13.2-31.9 50 44.4 32.4-57.0 14 10.2 4.6-21.3 20 14.1 8.3-22.8
$25,000- 34,999 84 10 12.6 6.2-24.0 18 19.1 10.2-33.0 41 52.1 37.0-66.8 6 6.2 2.4-14.9 9 10.1 4.2-22.0
$35,000- 49,999 103 17 15.7 9.4-25.1 25 29.2 19.4-41.5 51 44.5 33.0-56.5 3 2.8 0.8- 9.3 7 7.8 3.4-17.1
$50,000-74,999 91 18 24.1 14.5-37.3 31 34.7 23.7-47.7 34 36.4 25.3-49.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 7 4.5 2.0- 9.8
$75,000+ 120 23 18.5 11.3-28.7 43 33.0 23.8-43.8 43 39.6 28.8-51.7 3 1.8 0.5- 6.9 8 7.1 3.2-14.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 373 49 13.2 9.2-18.6 88 24.7 19.3-31.1 158 42.4 35.4-49.6 32 8.2 5.2-12.7 46 11.5 8.2-15.9
No 277 50 19.5 13.6-27.1 83 30.9 23.9-39.0 114 40.3 32.8-48.3 8 1.7 0.8- 3.6 22 7.6 4.5-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 310 50 18.2 13.2-24.5 84 30.1 23.8-37.3 136 41.1 34.6-47.9 13 4.0 2.2- 7.2 27 6.6 4.2-10.2
Non-Veteran 353 51 14.6 10.0-20.7 89 25.5 19.8-32.1 143 42.6 35.5-50.1 28 6.2 3.7-10.2 42 11.1 7.8-15.5

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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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