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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,718 1,300 76.5 73.6-79.1 110 6.4 5.0- 8.3 122 7.2 5.6- 9.3 186 9.9 8.3-11.8
No 181 122 64.2 54.2-73.1 19 13.0 7.5-21.6 15 9.0 4.6-16.8 25 13.8 8.8-21.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 7 5 60.0 20.6-89.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.4 1.6-55.0 1 27.6 4.3-76.3
Recommended Range 275 207 75.7 68.2-81.9 18 8.5 4.4-15.9 14 4.9 2.7- 8.8 36 10.8 7.4-15.6
Overweight 604 447 74.7 69.5-79.3 47 8.4 5.6-12.4 42 7.8 5.1-11.6 68 9.2 6.7-12.5
Obese 920 695 75.5 71.5-79.1 61 6.4 4.7- 8.6 69 7.3 5.1-10.4 95 10.8 8.5-13.6
Current Smoker
No 1,592 1,212 76.5 73.4-79.2 105 6.6 5.1- 8.5 107 7.2 5.5- 9.4 168 9.7 8.0-11.7
Yes 295 201 66.3 58.5-73.3 24 11.1 6.6-18.1 30 8.9 5.6-13.8 40 13.6 9.4-19.4
History of CVD**
Yes 539 378 73.7 68.8-78.0 48 8.4 6.0-11.7 61 9.0 6.6-12.2 52 8.9 6.4-12.3
No 1,333 1,030 76.0 72.6-79.1 78 6.6 4.9- 8.9 69 6.5 4.7- 8.9 156 11.0 9.0-13.2
Binge Drinker
No 1,836 1,373 74.6 71.7-77.3 129 7.6 6.0- 9.6 134 7.7 6.0- 9.7 200 10.2 8.6-12.0
Yes 49 39 83.0 67.6-91.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.3 0.4-12.9 8 14.7 6.5-29.9
Heavy Drinker
No 1,851 1,390 75.2 72.3-77.8 128 7.4 5.8- 9.3 133 7.5 5.9- 9.5 200 10.0 8.4-11.8
Yes 27 18 58.9 35.5-78.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.9 1.0-28.1 7 35.3 16.5-60.0
Current Asthma
Yes 244 157 61.1 51.3-70.0 30 17.8 11.0-27.5 35 14.7 8.8-23.4 22 6.5 3.6-11.3
No 1,644 1,259 76.9 74.1-79.5 97 5.7 4.4- 7.4 101 6.4 4.9- 8.3 187 11.0 9.2-13.0
Disability
Yes 1,144 816 72.5 68.9-75.9 97 9.4 7.2-12.2 114 9.5 7.4-12.1 117 8.6 6.9-10.6
No 722 583 78.2 73.5-82.3 32 4.7 2.9- 7.6 21 4.7 2.5- 8.4 86 12.4 9.6-16.0

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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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