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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit because of your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,653 129 5.4 4.3- 6.8 2,524 94.6 93.2-95.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,396 110 5.1 4.0- 6.6 2,286 94.9 93.4-96.0
No 253 19 7.5 4.2-12.8 234 92.5 87.2-95.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 15 1 6.6 0.9-35.4 14 93.4 64.6-99.1
Recommended Range 407 14 4.2 2.2- 7.7 393 95.8 92.3-97.8
Overweight 873 35 5.5 3.6- 8.3 838 94.5 91.7-96.4
Obese 1,224 72 5.4 3.9- 7.6 1,152 94.6 92.4-96.1
Current Smoker
No 2,209 110 5.4 4.1- 6.9 2,099 94.6 93.1-95.9
Yes 430 19 5.8 3.3-10.0 411 94.2 90.0-96.7
History of CVD**
Yes 667 59 8.6 6.3-11.6 608 91.4 88.4-93.7
No 1,947 65 4.3 3.1- 6.0 1,882 95.7 94.0-96.9
Binge Drinker
No 2,537 125 5.6 4.4- 7.1 2,412 94.4 92.9-95.6
Yes 103 3 2.4 0.7- 8.3 100 97.6 91.7-99.3
Heavy Drinker
No 2,574 127 5.5 4.3- 7.0 2,447 94.5 93.0-95.7
Yes 57 0 0.0 . - . 57 100 . - .
Current Asthma
Yes 330 27 12.8 7.6-20.8 303 87.2 79.2-92.4
No 2,304 100 4.4 3.4- 5.7 2,204 95.6 94.3-96.6
Disability
Yes 1,498 99 7.2 5.6- 9.3 1,399 92.8 90.7-94.4
No 1,136 30 3.4 2.1- 5.7 1,106 96.6 94.3-97.9

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline 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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