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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,652 1,280 76.6 72.2-80.6 112 6.2 4.7- 8.1 79 4.0 2.9- 5.5 181 13.1 9.5-17.8
GENDER
Male 665 505 78.2 73.5-82.3 40 5.9 3.9- 8.9 37 4.4 2.8- 6.8 83 11.4 8.5-15.3
Female 987 775 75.3 67.9-81.5 72 6.5 4.5- 9.2 42 3.7 2.4- 5.7 98 14.5 8.8-23.0
RACE
White 1,175 926 78.2 74.4-81.6 70 6.0 4.3- 8.5 46 3.1 2.0- 4.5 133 12.7 10.0-16.0
African American 364 272 73.8 61.1-83.4 35 6.1 3.9- 9.6 23 5.0 2.9- 8.7 34 15.1 6.5-31.3
Asian 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 64 46 62.4 39.6-80.7 5 21.0 6.0-52.6 6 7.9 2.4-23.3 7 8.7 3.4-20.8
Other Minorities 32 24 81.2 59.7-92.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.7 2 5.8 1.0-27.4 5 9.7 3.3-25.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 24 86.6 70.6-94.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.4 3 3.2 0.9-10.5 4 7.0 2.2-20.0
-English Speaking 16 14 94.4 76.1-98.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.0 0.2-14.7 1 3.6 0.4-23.8
-Spanish Speaking 16 10 78.0 49.1-92.9 1 6.8 0.9-37.6 2 4.4 0.9-19.0 3 10.8 2.7-34.9
Non-Hispanic 1,613 1,251 76.2 71.6-80.3 110 6.3 4.8- 8.3 76 4.1 3.0- 5.6 176 13.3 9.6-18.3
AGE
18-24 4 2 34.4 4.6-85.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 65.6 14.8-95.4
25-34 29 22 73.7 46.9-89.9 2 5.0 1.2-18.8 1 1.6 0.2-11.0 4 19.7 5.7-49.8
35-44 89 65 76.1 62.9-85.7 10 13.9 6.2-28.3 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0 11 7.8 4.1-14.6
45-54 233 186 77.8 68.9-84.8 17 7.0 3.6-13.2 6 2.8 0.9- 8.3 24 12.3 7.1-20.5
55-64 487 390 82.5 77.5-86.6 30 5.8 3.5- 9.5 21 3.0 1.6- 5.5 46 8.7 5.9-12.5
65-74 492 379 75.3 69.2-80.5 37 6.6 4.3- 9.9 21 5.4 3.0- 9.4 55 12.8 8.9-18.1
75+ 311 231 75.4 68.0-81.5 15 2.7 1.5- 4.8 27 8.5 5.1-13.9 38 13.4 8.8-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 267 74.1 65.9-80.9 25 8.1 4.4-14.3 34 7.6 4.8-11.8 36 10.3 5.9-17.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 569 446 74.6 63.8-82.9 40 4.5 3.0- 6.7 22 3.7 2.1- 6.5 61 17.2 9.3-29.8
Some Post-H.S. 409 314 78.5 72.5-83.4 27 7.4 4.4-12.1 12 1.3 0.7- 2.6 56 12.9 9.2-17.7
College Graduate 306 248 80.8 73.5-86.4 19 5.9 3.0-11.2 11 4.3 1.9- 9.7 28 9.0 5.4-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 299 217 76.6 68.9-82.8 20 4.5 2.5- 7.9 21 7.5 4.2-13.0 41 11.5 7.5-17.2
$15,000- 24,999 343 255 75.5 68.7-81.2 28 8.1 4.9-13.2 24 6.4 3.8-10.5 36 10.0 6.7-14.9
$25,000- 34,999 176 139 79.3 69.3-86.7 12 8.0 3.3-17.8 6 2.7 1.1- 6.2 19 10.0 5.5-17.6
$35,000- 49,999 202 171 84.1 75.6-90.0 9 3.4 1.6- 7.3 7 2.6 0.8- 8.5 15 10.0 5.3-18.0
$50,000-74,999 177 147 83.7 74.5-90.0 10 5.7 2.4-13.1 3 1.3 0.4- 4.1 17 9.3 4.7-17.5
$75,000+ 181 152 82.4 72.7-89.2 8 6.0 2.3-14.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 18 10.8 5.8-19.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 984 731 74.3 70.1-78.1 77 8.2 5.9-11.3 69 6.8 4.9- 9.4 107 10.7 8.4-13.6
No 595 486 78.1 68.3-85.6 31 4.0 2.4- 6.5 9 0.9 0.4- 2.0 69 17.0 9.9-27.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 218 80.1 73.5-85.4 20 5.2 2.8- 9.5 14 4.3 2.2- 8.4 31 10.4 6.7-15.7
Non-Veteran 1,218 948 75.5 69.8-80.5 83 6.7 4.9- 9.1 58 4.1 2.8- 5.9 129 13.6 9.1-20.0

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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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