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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Pre-Diabetes
(formerly Diabetes Screening)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Have you had a test for high blood sugar or diabetes within the past three years?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,279 8,751 60.5 59.1-61.9 4,528 39.5 38.1-40.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,580 7,937 64.8 63.4-66.1 3,643 35.2 33.9-36.6
No 1,679 803 41.8 38.0-45.6 876 58.2 54.4-62.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 215 121 49.7 39.1-60.3 94 50.3 39.7-60.9
Recommended Range 4,374 2,665 54.9 52.4-57.3 1,709 45.1 42.7-47.6
Overweight 4,783 3,183 61.5 59.4-63.6 1,600 38.5 36.4-40.6
Obese 3,346 2,433 67.0 64.0-69.8 913 33.0 30.2-36.0
Current Smoker
No 10,744 7,255 62.3 60.8-63.8 3,489 37.7 36.2-39.2
Yes 2,493 1,463 53.4 50.3-56.4 1,030 46.6 43.6-49.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,328 992 73.9 70.4-77.1 336 26.1 22.9-29.6
No 11,837 7,686 59.6 58.1-61.0 4,151 40.4 39.0-41.9
Binge Drinker
No 11,852 7,936 62.1 60.7-63.5 3,916 37.9 36.5-39.3
Yes 1,242 714 52.1 47.6-56.5 528 47.9 43.5-52.4
Heavy Drinker
No 12,495 8,297 60.9 59.5-62.3 4,198 39.1 37.7-40.5
Yes 510 298 56.0 48.7-63.1 212 44.0 36.9-51.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,027 713 64.9 60.2-69.4 314 35.1 30.6-39.8
No 12,199 8,010 60.3 58.8-61.7 4,189 39.7 38.3-41.2
Disability
Yes 4,473 3,082 64.2 61.8-66.5 1,391 35.8 33.5-38.2
No 8,406 5,448 59.3 57.6-61.0 2,958 40.7 39.0-42.4

Back to Pre-Diabetes
(formerly Diabetes Screening).

*Diabetes screening questions are asked only of respondents who reported NOT having diabetes.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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