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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 1,418 236 16.2 13.4-19.4 349 25.0 21.4-28.8 667 44.7 40.3-49.1 72 5.1 3.7- 7.0 94 9.1 5.4-14.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 293 50 16.7 11.0-24.4 63 20.7 14.3-29.0 135 40.5 30.9-51.0 21 6.2 3.4-11.1 24 15.8 6.1-35.3
GENDER
Male 102 14 11.8 5.5-23.8 20 18.5 10.4-30.9 52 51.8 38.2-65.1 9 9.3 4.1-19.9 7 8.5 3.4-19.8
Female 191 36 20.2 12.1-31.8 43 22.3 13.6-34.5 83 32.3 21.4-45.6 12 4.0 1.8- 8.4 17 21.2 6.5-50.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 292 50 17.1 11.4-25.0 63 21.3 14.7-29.7 134 38.9 29.7-49.0 21 6.4 3.5-11.4 24 16.3 6.3-36.0
AGE
18-44 28 4 7.9 1.8-28.3 8 18.0 5.3-46.2 11 31.0 10.5-63.1 2 2.0 0.3-11.4 3 41.2 9.4-82.5
45-54 58 14 22.4 11.0-40.5 14 19.0 9.4-34.9 24 44.3 28.2-61.6 3 5.0 1.2-18.8 3 9.3 2.2-31.2
55-64 106 17 16.2 8.0-30.1 21 18.5 9.8-32.1 52 49.9 35.4-64.4 8 7.6 2.7-19.7 8 7.8 3.3-17.5
65+ 99 14 19.9 10.1-35.4 20 27.8 16.2-43.4 47 32.8 21.7-46.2 8 9.0 3.8-19.8 10 10.5 4.5-22.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 10 23.5 10.3-45.0 13 19.6 8.7-38.4 22 41.3 21.4-64.5 4 7.5 2.1-23.3 5 8.1 2.8-21.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 117 19 11.3 5.1-23.3 23 23.2 12.2-39.6 53 32.9 19.4-49.9 11 5.5 2.3-12.7 11 27.1 8.8-59.0
Some Post-H.S. 66 11 14.8 7.3-27.8 12 14.9 7.3-28.1 35 58.8 43.6-72.5 3 4.0 1.1-13.8 5 7.5 3.0-17.7
College Graduate 56 10 25.3 12.0-45.7 15 21.4 11.9-35.5 25 41.3 25.4-59.2 3 8.9 2.1-31.1 3 3.1 0.8-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 14 20.0 10.1-35.7 6 19.9 6.3-47.8 27 29.6 17.3-45.8 7 7.5 3.1-17.2 11 23.0 11.8-40.0
$15,000- 24,999 64 8 22.5 8.6-47.4 16 36.0 19.9-56.1 33 32.0 19.6-47.6 3 5.5 1.4-19.0 4 4.0 1.2-12.1
$25,000- 34,999 33 3 7.8 2.0-26.7 7 12.5 5.0-28.1 21 72.1 48.8-87.5 2 7.5 1.4-31.1 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 34 6 20.2 7.8-43.2 12 30.4 14.9-52.1 10 27.2 11.3-52.2 5 20.7 6.4-49.7 1 1.5 0.2-10.2
$50,000- 74,999 36 9 21.2 9.2-41.6 3 4.7 1.1-18.1 20 61.6 40.9-78.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 3 11.2 3.2-32.9
$75,000+ 18 4 30.8 9.3-66.1 5 26.1 9.6-53.9 8 39.0 16.7-67.2 1 4.1 0.5-24.9 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 169 29 21.4 13.1-33.0 26 16.6 9.9-26.5 85 43.9 33.8-54.6 13 8.8 4.2-17.9 16 9.2 5.0-16.3
No 112 20 13.7 7.0-25.3 32 22.2 12.0-37.4 48 39.3 23.2-58.1 5 2.3 0.8- 6.5 7 22.4 5.7-58.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 6 14.6 4.2-39.8 13 28.2 12.7-51.4 18 33.6 18.5-53.1 5 17.3 6.1-40.2 4 6.2 2.1-16.7
Non-Veteran 224 38 17.0 10.7-26.0 46 19.5 12.6-28.9 107 41.0 29.6-53.4 15 4.3 2.1- 8.5 18 18.2 6.5-41.8

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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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