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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITE MALES

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 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
AGE
25-34 4 0 0.0 . - . 1 31.0 4.4-81.4 3 69.0 18.6-95.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 18 1 4.2 0.6-25.0 6 25.3 10.3-49.9 9 64.2 39.7-83.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.3 1.4-24.2
45-54 84 11 15.7 7.9-28.6 21 24.9 15.5-37.4 36 39.7 28.2-52.4 3 3.6 1.1-11.4 13 16.1 9.0-27.0
55-64 156 33 22.8 15.1-32.8 41 24.1 17.1-32.9 61 39.5 30.5-49.3 4 1.9 0.6- 6.0 17 11.7 6.8-19.3
65-74 145 16 10.7 6.0-18.2 42 31.6 23.3-41.2 72 50.5 41.0-59.9 4 1.9 0.7- 5.2 11 5.4 2.9- 9.9
75+ 99 18 22.7 13.4-35.8 21 23.6 14.6-35.8 41 38.2 27.5-50.3 8 6.6 3.1-13.5 11 8.8 4.5-16.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 6 8.9 3.7-19.7 13 23.1 12.6-38.4 33 48.4 33.9-63.1 4 5.2 1.7-14.7 10 14.4 7.2-26.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 152 31 23.5 15.3-34.3 37 20.6 14.3-28.8 60 39.6 30.1-50.0 7 3.6 1.5- 8.6 17 12.6 7.3-20.9
Some Post-H.S. 137 20 13.9 7.7-23.9 35 29.9 19.0-43.6 60 44.5 32.3-57.4 5 2.1 0.7- 6.2 17 9.6 5.2-17.0
College Graduate 152 22 13.8 8.5-21.5 47 28.7 20.9-38.0 70 50.1 40.2-60.0 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6 10 5.9 3.0-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 4 11.6 3.2-34.4 12 26.2 13.2-45.3 20 48.5 30.7-66.7 2 2.5 0.6-10.1 8 11.1 4.8-23.5
$15,000- 24,999 95 17 15.9 9.3-25.9 24 25.4 15.9-38.1 35 42.1 30.3-54.9 6 4.2 1.8- 9.5 13 12.4 6.9-21.3
$25,000- 34,999 64 5 7.0 2.4-18.4 13 17.3 8.2-33.0 37 66.2 49.2-79.9 3 2.4 0.6- 8.5 6 7.1 2.8-16.9
$35,000- 49,999 80 14 17.6 10.0-29.0 20 27.9 17.9-40.8 37 39.7 28.4-52.2 2 3.4 0.8-13.2 7 11.4 5.0-23.9
$50,000-74,999 77 16 27.0 15.9-41.9 23 23.5 14.9-34.9 31 43.8 30.9-57.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.8 2.6-12.4
$75,000+ 101 18 16.4 9.1-27.7 32 27.1 18.2-38.3 41 46.6 34.2-59.4 3 2.2 0.6- 8.3 7 7.7 3.3-17.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 285 40 16.6 11.2-23.9 66 22.5 16.9-29.3 128 45.2 37.4-53.2 14 3.6 1.9- 6.7 37 12.1 8.4-17.2
No 216 38 15.5 10.7-22.0 65 30.8 22.7-40.3 92 45.1 36.2-54.3 4 1.3 0.4- 3.8 17 7.3 4.0-12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 259 43 19.5 13.8-26.8 69 25.2 19.5-32.0 116 45.1 37.9-52.5 8 2.9 1.4- 6.2 23 7.3 4.4-11.7
Non-Veteran 248 36 13.7 9.0-20.3 63 26.7 19.6-35.3 107 45.3 36.8-54.2 11 2.5 1.2- 5.2 31 11.7 7.8-17.1

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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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