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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,469 217 15.3 12.8-18.2 355 24.4 21.4-27.6 700 47.0 43.4-50.6 79 5.0 3.7- 6.8 118 8.3 6.5-10.6
No 152 24 11.2 6.4-18.8 40 25.6 17.1-36.3 51 37.2 26.5-49.3 12 9.9 4.9-18.8 25 16.2 10.0-25.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 8 2 36.2 9.5-75.5 2 18.9 3.9-57.3 4 44.8 15.3-78.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 234 30 13.2 8.5-19.9 66 29.8 21.5-39.7 110 44.5 35.9-53.4 7 3.3 1.5- 7.3 21 9.2 5.4-15.3
Overweight 499 77 15.1 11.2-20.2 111 22.4 17.8-27.9 224 45.9 39.8-52.2 34 6.0 3.6- 9.6 53 10.6 7.4-14.9
Obese 808 121 15.3 12.0-19.3 200 24.3 20.5-28.5 376 45.8 40.8-50.8 46 5.8 3.9- 8.7 65 8.8 6.3-12.2
Current Smoker
No 1,361 196 14.4 11.9-17.3 338 25.0 21.9-28.4 632 46.3 42.5-50.2 79 5.9 4.3- 8.0 116 8.3 6.6-10.5
Yes 249 41 15.6 10.5-22.7 57 22.7 16.4-30.5 112 42.4 34.2-51.1 11 4.1 2.1- 7.7 28 15.2 9.1-24.1
History of CVD**
Yes 448 60 17.3 12.0-24.3 94 19.9 15.6-25.1 213 45.2 39.0-51.5 41 9.9 6.9-14.1 40 7.6 5.3-10.8
No 1,153 177 13.8 11.5-16.5 300 26.0 22.6-29.7 524 45.9 41.8-50.1 49 4.3 2.8- 6.5 103 10.0 7.7-12.8
Binge Drinker
No 1,564 230 14.6 12.2-17.2 378 24.4 21.6-27.6 729 46.1 42.5-49.7 90 5.7 4.3- 7.6 137 9.2 7.3-11.5
Yes 46 11 25.2 12.9-43.5 12 24.9 12.9-42.6 16 30.4 16.2-49.8 1 3.8 0.5-22.4 6 15.6 6.3-33.8
Heavy Drinker
No 1,580 236 14.7 12.4-17.4 388 24.7 21.8-27.8 727 45.5 42.0-49.1 91 5.8 4.3- 7.6 138 9.3 7.4-11.6
Yes 26 5 31.3 12.9-58.4 4 17.6 6.3-40.3 13 35.8 18.6-57.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 15.4 4.8-39.3
Current Asthma
Yes 194 21 7.9 4.3-13.9 40 21.7 14.2-31.7 85 45.5 35.4-55.9 23 14.9 7.8-26.4 25 10.1 5.7-17.1
No 1,417 220 15.9 13.3-18.8 352 24.6 21.7-27.9 660 45.9 42.2-49.6 66 4.3 3.2- 5.6 119 9.4 7.4-11.8
Disability
Yes 953 127 12.8 10.1-16.0 209 22.7 19.2-26.6 461 49.2 44.7-53.7 69 7.2 5.3- 9.6 87 8.2 6.3-10.5
No 639 110 17.3 13.5-21.9 184 27.9 23.3-33.0 273 41.5 36.2-47.0 21 3.8 2.0- 7.2 51 9.5 6.8-13.3

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**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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