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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 583 91 13.3 9.9-17.8 165 27.6 22.3-33.5 251 45.7 39.6-51.9 33 6.2 3.9- 9.6 43 7.2 4.9-10.6
Female 835 145 18.8 14.7-23.8 184 22.6 18.1-27.7 416 43.8 37.7-50.1 39 4.1 2.6- 6.5 51 10.8 4.8-22.2
RACE
White 1,032 169 15.3 12.4-18.7 269 26.9 23.1-31.1 492 47.9 43.3-52.5 43 4.3 2.8- 6.5 59 5.7 3.8- 8.4
African American 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
Asian 4 1 22.4 2.6-75.4 1 44.9 7.4-89.2 1 25.7 3.1-78.8 1 7.0 0.8-42.6 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 54 6 12.7 4.7-29.9 10 18.8 8.9-35.6 26 42.8 22.5-65.8 6 12.7 4.3-32.4 6 13.0 4.9-30.3
Other Minorities 25 9 30.2 9.6-63.8 4 26.3 5.1-70.3 6 19.6 6.6-45.9 1 6.5 0.9-35.5 5 17.4 5.7-42.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 8 32.2 9.7-67.7 2 2.8 0.6-12.6 6 41.8 14.8-74.8 1 7.5 1.0-39.4 4 15.8 4.5-42.7
-English Speaking 9 2 6.6 1.1-30.8 2 6.3 1.0-30.4 3 65.6 22.1-92.8 1 16.9 1.9-67.7 1 4.6 0.5-32.0
-Spanish Speaking 12 6 52.6 17.5-85.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 22.8 5.2-61.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 24.6 5.9-62.9
Non-Hispanic 1,392 226 15.4 12.8-18.5 347 25.8 22.2-29.8 658 44.8 40.5-49.3 71 5.0 3.6- 7.0 90 8.9 5.2-14.9
AGE
18-24 4 0 0.0 . - . 1 24.3 2.4-80.5 1 10.1 1.0-56.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 65.6 14.8-95.4
25-34 29 11 41.3 20.2-66.2 8 19.4 8.5-38.5 9 27.3 12.7-49.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.0 1.8-50.7
35-44 82 21 14.6 8.7-23.5 18 26.9 15.6-42.3 32 46.7 32.7-61.2 4 6.3 1.8-20.2 7 5.5 2.5-11.8
45-54 219 40 14.8 9.7-22.0 52 23.5 16.6-32.1 102 48.6 39.3-58.1 6 4.2 1.6-10.4 19 8.9 4.8-15.8
55-64 440 72 17.3 12.4-23.6 117 26.7 20.9-33.5 208 46.5 39.5-53.6 19 4.3 2.3- 8.0 24 5.1 3.1- 8.5
65-74 409 71 17.7 12.8-23.9 88 21.6 16.4-27.9 206 49.3 42.2-56.5 27 7.6 4.7-12.0 17 3.8 1.9- 7.6
75+ 228 20 9.4 5.1-16.7 64 29.9 21.6-39.7 105 40.5 31.6-50.0 16 7.0 3.1-14.8 23 13.2 7.6-22.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 39 17.8 10.5-28.7 56 25.0 15.8-37.2 113 40.8 30.5-52.1 15 6.5 3.1-13.1 18 9.8 4.7-19.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 492 77 14.3 10.0-20.1 117 24.9 18.7-32.3 224 40.1 32.3-48.5 28 4.8 2.8- 8.0 46 15.9 7.4-30.8
Some Post-H.S. 392 76 19.4 14.6-25.4 93 20.5 15.8-26.1 186 51.8 44.7-58.8 17 3.7 1.8- 7.7 20 4.6 2.6- 7.7
College Graduate 290 43 13.9 9.2-20.5 82 30.7 23.6-39.0 143 46.4 38.5-54.6 12 6.2 3.0-12.2 10 2.8 1.2- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 44 15.5 10.1-23.0 42 28.5 16.6-44.4 103 36.5 26.7-47.5 19 6.0 3.4-10.6 29 13.5 8.4-21.0
$15,000- 24,999 287 54 25.7 17.4-36.2 61 23.3 16.5-31.8 137 37.5 29.8-45.9 16 7.9 4.1-14.6 19 5.6 3.4- 9.2
$25,000- 34,999 151 16 12.4 6.8-21.4 45 23.5 16.1-33.0 77 53.9 41.9-65.4 7 6.0 2.5-13.9 6 4.2 1.5-11.1
$35,000- 49,999 195 33 15.3 9.9-22.8 55 27.0 19.6-35.9 87 46.8 37.2-56.7 13 7.0 3.1-14.9 7 3.9 1.6- 9.2
$50,000-74,999 171 31 14.6 8.9-22.9 41 23.1 15.3-33.3 90 54.8 43.9-65.3 4 3.3 0.8-12.3 5 4.3 1.4-12.1
$75,000+ 175 27 13.5 8.0-22.1 55 29.0 20.8-38.8 81 50.5 40.2-60.8 5 2.2 0.8- 6.2 7 4.7 1.9-11.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 815 128 17.3 13.5-21.8 169 19.0 15.6-23.0 405 50.5 45.4-55.6 50 5.9 3.9- 8.6 63 7.3 5.3-10.1
No 553 100 15.7 11.5-20.9 167 30.9 24.5-38.1 239 38.8 31.8-46.2 18 3.5 1.9- 6.6 29 11.1 4.6-24.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 249 37 16.7 10.4-25.7 75 27.4 20.2-36.0 99 39.7 31.4-48.7 19 8.7 4.6-15.9 19 7.4 4.3-12.6
Non-Veteran 1,038 172 16.3 13.0-20.2 237 24.1 19.9-28.8 515 45.5 40.2-50.9 47 4.1 2.7- 6.2 67 10.0 5.4-18.0

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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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