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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 594 100 16.5 12.7-21.2 133 24.1 19.1-29.9 306 49.9 43.8-55.9 26 4.5 2.5- 8.0 29 5.0 2.4- 9.9
African American 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
Other Minorities 45 8 35.2 12.0-68.3 7 7.4 2.8-18.1 24 39.5 18.1-66.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1 5 17.8 5.6-44.2
AGE
18-44 79 27 23.9 11.8-42.5 13 13.5 5.8-28.7 29 29.9 16.1-48.6 3 4.0 0.9-17.0 7 28.6 8.2-64.3
45-54 132 29 20.0 12.4-30.6 35 29.0 19.7-40.5 57 43.7 32.5-55.6 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 9 6.3 3.0-12.7
55-64 234 39 19.3 12.3-28.8 49 24.9 16.8-35.2 124 47.0 37.8-56.5 10 4.0 1.8- 8.7 12 4.8 2.2-10.1
65+ 386 50 14.8 10.1-21.0 86 23.2 17.2-30.5 204 49.8 42.1-57.5 24 5.7 3.4- 9.6 22 6.5 3.3-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 23 21.0 10.4-38.0 31 18.1 10.5-29.4 75 45.9 33.0-59.3 9 4.0 1.8- 8.9 11 11.0 3.7-28.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 306 50 16.3 10.3-24.8 68 24.9 16.5-35.7 149 36.2 26.2-47.6 15 3.4 1.6- 7.1 24 19.3 6.7-44.1
Some Post-H.S. 227 47 23.5 16.5-32.2 45 17.1 12.0-23.9 115 50.5 41.1-59.9 10 5.3 2.0-13.1 10 3.6 1.7- 7.5
College Graduate 150 24 15.5 8.6-26.2 39 29.3 19.6-41.3 76 48.7 37.6-59.9 5 4.1 1.5-11.0 6 2.4 0.9- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 173 33 19.0 12.0-28.7 27 14.9 8.5-24.8 80 46.2 35.0-57.8 14 6.1 3.1-11.6 19 13.8 7.9-23.1
$15,000- 24,999 186 35 30.7 19.3-45.2 39 23.8 14.8-35.9 93 34.3 25.5-44.4 8 5.8 2.4-13.2 11 5.3 2.7-10.2
$25,000- 34,999 88 8 12.2 5.2-26.0 24 25.5 16.0-38.2 50 55.5 41.6-68.6 4 5.5 1.8-15.5 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
$35,000- 49,999 104 18 16.6 9.4-27.6 27 23.8 15.3-35.0 49 52.1 39.4-64.6 8 6.5 3.0-13.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
$50,000- 74,999 93 20 24.4 13.9-39.3 17 19.7 9.7-35.7 51 45.5 31.7-60.0 1 4.8 0.7-27.0 4 5.6 1.5-18.5
$75,000+ 65 8 6.7 3.1-14.1 21 33.9 20.2-50.9 33 53.9 37.2-69.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 2 4.8 0.9-22.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 493 82 19.1 14.2-25.3 87 18.2 13.7-23.8 256 50.3 43.8-56.7 30 5.2 3.3- 8.3 38 7.2 4.6-11.1
No 314 59 19.0 12.5-28.0 89 26.5 18.6-36.3 146 37.0 27.4-47.8 8 3.0 1.0- 8.1 12 14.4 4.1-39.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 2 23.8 5.2-63.8 5 23.6 7.3-54.9 9 38.6 16.0-67.4 1 1.4 0.2-10.1 2 12.6 2.8-41.9
Non-Veteran 734 124 18.9 14.4-24.4 155 21.3 16.6-26.9 377 44.3 37.6-51.2 33 3.9 2.3- 6.5 45 11.6 5.0-24.6

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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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