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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,147 167 14.5 11.9-17.5 288 25.0 21.7-28.7 542 48.2 44.2-52.3 43 2.9 2.0- 4.0 107 9.4 7.2-12.1
GENDER
Males 507 79 16.1 12.3-20.9 132 26.1 21.2-31.7 223 45.2 39.4-51.2 19 2.7 1.6- 4.5 54 9.8 7.2-13.3
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 4 43.9 13.5-79.7 2 16.0 3.5-49.9 3 40.0 11.7-77.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,136 163 14.3 11.7-17.4 285 25.1 21.7-28.7 539 48.4 44.3-52.4 43 2.9 2.0- 4.1 106 9.4 7.2-12.1
AGE
25-34 20 3 11.1 3.2-32.1 4 23.2 6.4-57.1 9 45.7 20.7-73.0 1 2.5 0.3-16.3 3 17.6 4.4-49.8
35-44 47 5 5.7 2.2-14.0 13 22.4 12.1-37.7 21 59.1 42.7-73.8 2 2.5 0.6-10.1 6 10.2 3.9-24.0
45-54 175 28 16.4 10.2-25.3 43 25.8 18.6-34.7 79 44.1 35.2-53.4 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1 19 10.7 6.4-17.3
55-64 348 56 17.2 12.3-23.5 83 23.0 18.1-28.9 169 48.1 41.5-54.8 6 1.5 0.6- 3.8 34 10.3 6.9-15.0
65-74 328 42 10.7 7.5-15.0 91 29.9 23.7-37.0 162 50.8 44.0-57.5 13 3.5 1.9- 6.2 20 5.2 3.2- 8.3
75+ 224 33 18.2 12.3-26.2 53 24.0 17.8-31.4 98 44.9 37.0-53.1 15 4.9 2.8- 8.5 25 8.0 5.1-12.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 168 20 10.5 6.4-16.7 33 21.6 13.9-32.0 78 46.7 36.7-57.0 12 6.7 3.6-12.0 25 14.5 9.0-22.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 378 65 17.4 12.7-23.5 85 21.8 17.0-27.5 178 46.4 39.6-53.3 14 2.6 1.3- 4.9 36 11.9 7.4-18.5
Some Post-H.S. 334 45 14.5 9.8-21.0 91 28.3 21.4-36.2 156 46.7 38.9-54.6 12 2.7 1.4- 5.4 30 7.8 4.9-12.4
College Graduate 266 37 12.5 8.5-18.0 79 27.2 21.1-34.1 130 53.7 46.0-61.3 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 16 5.6 3.2- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 159 19 12.0 6.4-21.4 33 23.9 15.9-34.3 74 49.0 38.8-59.3 11 6.0 3.0-11.6 22 9.2 5.6-14.8
$15,000- 24,999 241 41 14.8 10.4-20.5 60 21.9 16.0-29.1 104 49.2 40.9-57.5 13 4.6 2.6- 8.0 23 9.6 6.2-14.7
$25,000- 34,999 144 20 14.7 8.1-25.2 33 18.4 11.7-27.7 79 60.1 48.5-70.7 3 1.3 0.3- 4.5 9 5.5 2.7-11.1
$35,000- 49,999 165 27 16.7 10.4-25.7 37 21.6 15.0-30.0 80 44.4 34.8-54.3 4 2.0 0.6- 6.7 17 15.4 7.6-28.5
$50,000-74,999 136 19 18.0 10.9-28.3 40 27.0 19.4-36.2 65 49.0 38.9-59.2 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 10 4.4 2.3- 8.5
$75,000+ 147 23 13.2 7.7-21.7 44 27.0 19.2-36.5 66 49.0 38.4-59.6 3 1.6 0.4- 6.0 11 9.2 4.7-17.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 679 90 13.8 10.4-18.0 155 22.1 18.3-26.5 332 51.2 46.1-56.4 34 3.9 2.6- 5.8 68 9.0 6.8-11.8
No 449 74 15.1 11.4-19.8 131 30.0 24.3-36.4 201 45.6 39.4-52.0 8 1.4 0.6- 3.2 35 7.9 5.2-11.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 44 19.2 13.6-26.4 73 25.8 20.1-32.5 119 45.0 37.9-52.3 8 2.9 1.3- 6.1 23 7.1 4.4-11.5
Non-Veteran 880 123 13.1 10.3-16.5 215 24.8 21.0-29.2 423 49.2 44.5-53.9 35 2.8 1.9- 4.2 84 10.0 7.5-13.4

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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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