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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-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 1,418 236 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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 438 69 14.0 10.0-19.3 136 29.8 24.2-36.1 186 45.9 39.1-52.7 17 4.0 2.1- 7.5 30 6.4 4.1- 9.7
African American 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
Other Minorities 38 8 14.2 5.4-32.4 8 40.7 14.5-73.6 9 17.7 5.6-43.8 7 15.7 5.1-39.3 6 11.7 4.0-29.7
AGE
18-44 36 5 7.4 2.8-18.2 14 45.8 24.5-68.8 13 40.5 21.2-63.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 3 4.6 1.3-15.0
45-54 87 11 10.0 4.4-21.1 17 18.3 9.6-32.1 45 53.2 38.8-67.1 4 7.1 2.5-18.9 10 11.4 4.9-24.2
55-64 206 33 15.7 9.6-24.7 68 28.2 20.4-37.6 84 46.1 36.1-56.4 9 4.5 1.8-11.1 12 5.5 2.7-10.7
65+ 251 41 14.7 9.4-22.3 66 26.2 19.5-34.2 107 41.7 33.4-50.5 19 9.5 5.2-16.7 18 7.9 4.4-13.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 16 14.4 6.5-28.9 25 32.5 17.0-53.2 38 35.5 20.1-54.6 6 9.2 3.3-23.0 7 8.4 3.5-19.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 186 27 11.6 6.2-20.6 49 24.9 16.8-35.3 75 45.5 35.1-56.3 13 6.7 3.3-13.1 22 11.3 6.3-19.5
Some Post-H.S. 165 29 15.3 9.3-24.0 48 23.9 16.6-33.2 71 53.1 42.5-63.3 7 2.2 0.8- 5.6 10 5.5 2.6-11.5
College Graduate 140 19 12.5 6.9-21.8 43 32.0 22.2-43.7 67 44.5 33.4-56.1 7 8.0 3.2-18.7 4 3.0 0.9- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 11 9.8 4.1-21.7 15 50.4 27.2-73.4 23 20.8 10.7-36.6 5 6.0 2.0-16.4 10 13.0 5.4-27.9
$15,000- 24,999 101 19 18.2 9.3-32.6 22 22.5 13.5-35.0 44 42.3 29.7-56.0 8 10.9 4.2-25.4 8 6.1 2.8-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 63 8 12.7 5.4-26.8 21 21.2 11.3-36.1 27 52.0 32.1-71.2 3 6.5 1.6-23.2 4 7.6 2.3-22.6
$35,000- 49,999 91 15 14.3 7.5-25.6 28 29.4 18.8-42.9 38 42.8 29.5-57.3 5 7.4 2.1-22.6 5 6.1 2.2-15.5
$50,000- 74,999 78 11 5.9 2.8-11.8 24 26.1 15.4-40.8 39 63.1 48.0-76.0 3 1.8 0.6- 5.9 1 3.1 0.4-18.8
$75,000+ 110 19 17.5 9.4-30.2 34 26.2 16.7-38.5 48 48.6 35.7-61.6 4 3.2 1.0- 9.6 5 4.6 1.7-12.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 322 46 15.1 9.9-22.4 82 20.0 15.2-26.0 149 50.8 42.8-58.7 20 6.6 3.5-11.9 25 7.5 4.6-12.0
No 239 41 12.0 7.7-18.2 78 35.6 26.5-46.0 93 40.6 31.4-50.7 10 4.2 1.9- 8.9 17 7.6 4.0-13.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 230 35 16.2 9.8-25.6 70 27.7 20.2-36.7 90 39.8 31.1-49.2 18 9.2 4.9-16.8 17 7.1 3.9-12.5
Non-Veteran 304 48 11.9 8.1-17.2 82 28.7 21.3-37.4 138 47.5 39.1-56.1 14 4.5 2.3- 8.7 22 7.4 4.3-12.5

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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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