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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,283 210 15.7 13.1-18.8 316 25.1 21.5-29.1 622 48.7 44.5-52.8 70 5.6 4.0- 7.7 65 4.9 3.6- 6.8
No 131 26 19.6 9.1-37.0 33 24.0 13.1-39.9 42 16.3 9.1-27.5 2 1.8 0.3-10.0 28 38.3 17.7-64.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 8 0 0.0 . - . 2 23.0 5.4-61.1 4 39.9 13.8-73.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 37.1 10.5-74.8
Recommended Range 197 35 18.5 10.4-30.9 54 19.0 11.3-30.2 85 40.9 27.3-56.1 13 3.6 1.6- 7.7 10 17.9 4.3-51.4
Overweight 442 66 12.4 8.9-17.1 119 27.4 21.8-33.9 201 43.3 36.5-50.4 22 7.4 4.2-12.8 34 9.5 5.7-15.4
Obese 698 121 17.2 13.3-21.9 162 26.4 21.3-32.2 341 46.7 41.0-52.5 31 3.7 2.4- 5.8 43 6.0 4.0- 8.8
Current Smoker
No 1,202 193 15.0 12.1-18.5 308 26.3 22.4-30.7 571 44.9 40.1-49.9 64 5.5 3.9- 7.7 66 8.2 4.2-15.4
Yes 212 43 22.8 15.4-32.5 41 18.5 11.8-28.0 93 43.4 33.7-53.6 7 1.6 0.7- 3.5 28 13.6 7.8-22.9
History of CVD**
Yes 377 46 11.4 7.2-17.7 81 20.9 15.3-27.8 201 55.8 47.9-63.5 24 5.7 3.1-10.2 25 6.2 3.5-10.6
No 1,019 188 17.8 14.4-21.8 264 26.6 22.3-31.3 454 40.8 35.9-46.0 46 4.7 3.1- 6.9 67 10.1 5.5-17.9
Binge Drinker
No 1,369 229 16.3 13.5-19.6 337 25.4 21.8-29.4 646 44.2 39.8-48.7 71 5.3 3.8- 7.4 86 8.8 5.0-14.9
Yes 38 4 13.6 3.4-40.9 10 18.0 7.0-39.0 17 58.2 34.4-78.8 1 1.1 0.1- 7.8 6 9.1 2.6-27.7
Heavy Drinker
No 1,379 231 16.5 13.6-19.8 335 24.9 21.3-28.8 655 45.0 40.5-49.5 70 5.0 3.6- 7.0 88 8.7 5.0-14.7
Yes 19 3 13.2 3.6-38.3 7 39.2 15.9-68.7 6 41.4 17.8-69.7 1 2.9 0.4-19.0 2 3.3 0.6-15.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 174 32 19.3 12.2-29.1 32 23.4 14.0-36.5 83 42.1 31.2-53.9 11 3.5 1.7- 7.2 16 11.6 5.0-24.6
No 1,214 198 15.6 12.6-19.1 311 25.3 21.5-29.5 569 45.2 40.4-50.0 61 5.4 3.8- 7.6 75 8.6 4.7-15.3
Current Asthma
Yes 172 35 17.7 11.3-26.5 26 17.9 7.8-35.9 89 51.3 38.3-64.1 11 7.0 3.1-15.3 11 6.2 2.7-13.5
No 1,236 199 16.0 13.0-19.6 320 25.8 22.1-29.8 574 43.8 39.2-48.5 61 4.9 3.4- 6.9 82 9.5 5.4-16.0
Disability
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

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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