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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 640 88 12.7 9.6-16.6 156 23.9 19.7-28.6 319 51.6 46.2-56.9 24 3.0 1.9- 4.8 53 8.9 5.7-13.5
AGE
25-34 16 3 21.3 6.4-51.7 3 16.0 4.3-44.4 6 24.0 9.2-49.6 1 4.7 0.6-28.1 3 34.0 10.1-70.1
35-44 29 4 6.9 2.4-18.3 7 20.1 8.2-41.4 12 55.1 33.4-75.0 2 4.5 1.0-17.5 4 13.3 4.1-35.8
45-54 91 17 17.4 9.0-31.2 22 27.1 16.9-40.4 43 49.7 36.5-62.9 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 6 3.8 1.5- 9.3
55-64 192 23 10.1 5.9-16.7 42 21.6 15.4-29.5 108 58.9 50.1-67.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.5 17 8.5 5.0-14.2
65-74 183 26 10.7 7.0-16.0 49 28.2 19.4-38.9 90 51.1 41.4-60.7 9 5.2 2.5-10.4 9 4.9 2.2-10.4
75+ 125 15 14.2 7.8-24.2 32 24.3 16.7-34.0 57 51.0 40.2-61.6 7 3.3 1.5- 7.3 14 7.2 4.0-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 14 12.0 6.6-20.7 20 20.2 10.3-35.8 45 45.1 31.8-59.1 8 8.1 3.9-16.0 15 14.6 7.5-26.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 226 34 12.1 7.8-18.4 48 22.7 16.1-31.1 118 52.2 42.9-61.4 7 1.7 0.7- 3.9 19 11.2 5.2-22.8
Some Post-H.S. 197 25 15.1 8.9-24.5 56 26.6 19.5-35.2 96 48.9 39.8-58.0 7 3.3 1.4- 7.9 13 6.1 2.8-12.8
College Graduate 114 15 10.0 5.2-18.4 32 24.2 16.0-34.9 60 60.5 48.6-71.2 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 6 5.0 2.1-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 113 15 12.2 6.3-22.5 21 22.5 13.3-35.4 54 49.3 37.4-61.2 9 8.1 3.7-16.7 14 8.0 4.3-14.3
$15,000- 24,999 146 24 13.7 8.8-20.7 36 18.7 12.7-26.6 69 55.5 44.9-65.7 7 4.9 2.2-10.4 10 7.1 3.6-13.7
$25,000- 34,999 80 15 23.4 12.1-40.6 20 19.7 11.7-31.1 42 53.1 39.0-66.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.8 1.1-11.8
$35,000- 49,999 85 13 15.9 7.2-31.5 17 15.3 8.5-26.1 43 49.0 33.7-64.4 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 10 19.3 7.1-42.7
$50,000-74,999 59 3 6.2 1.7-19.9 17 31.6 19.3-47.2 34 56.0 40.5-70.3 2 3.5 0.9-13.2 3 2.7 0.8- 8.2
$75,000+ 46 5 5.0 1.8-13.3 12 26.8 13.4-46.4 25 55.1 35.8-73.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 13.1 4.3-33.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 394 50 10.8 7.6-15.3 89 21.7 16.9-27.4 204 57.6 51.1-63.8 20 4.2 2.6- 6.8 31 5.7 3.8- 8.4
No 233 36 14.5 9.3-22.0 66 29.0 21.7-37.6 109 46.3 37.9-55.0 4 1.5 0.4- 5.2 18 8.6 4.8-15.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 1 4.9 0.6-30.2 4 55.8 20.8-85.9 3 39.3 11.7-75.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 632 87 12.7 9.6-16.7 152 23.6 19.4-28.3 316 51.7 46.3-57.0 24 3.0 1.9- 4.8 53 9.0 5.8-13.6

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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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