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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 1,461 235 18.9 15.8-22.4 403 26.2 23.1-29.4 683 43.9 40.2-47.6 53 3.7 2.6- 5.4 87 7.4 5.6- 9.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 316 47 15.9 10.8-22.8 78 23.0 17.3-30.0 153 46.8 39.0-54.8 16 6.0 3.2-11.2 22 8.2 4.6-14.2
GENDER
Male 89 15 17.0 9.0-29.8 26 28.0 17.9-41.0 37 42.0 29.1-56.0 3 5.0 1.2-18.3 8 8.0 3.5-17.3
Female 227 32 15.2 9.3-24.0 52 19.9 13.6-28.1 116 49.9 40.4-59.4 13 6.7 3.4-12.9 14 8.3 3.8-17.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 29.4 3.9-80.9 4 70.6 19.1-96.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 310 47 16.2 11.0-23.3 77 23.3 17.4-30.3 149 47.3 39.4-55.3 15 4.8 2.6- 8.8 22 8.4 4.7-14.5
AGE
18-44 31 10 43.9 23.1-67.2 9 23.1 10.2-44.5 8 22.6 8.7-47.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.3 3.2-28.5
45-54 62 12 15.6 7.9-28.7 15 24.8 12.8-42.6 29 49.1 32.3-66.1 3 7.2 2.2-20.8 3 3.3 0.9-11.7
55-64 112 16 10.9 6.0-19.1 27 23.2 14.2-35.3 53 44.9 32.7-57.6 8 11.0 4.3-25.5 8 10.1 4.4-21.6
65+ 109 8 5.9 2.4-13.9 26 21.4 12.8-33.4 63 60.2 46.3-72.6 5 3.5 1.2- 9.4 7 9.1 2.6-27.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 4 4.1 1.0-14.8 12 19.4 9.4-35.8 38 53.8 36.7-70.1 6 10.5 4.1-24.4 5 12.2 3.6-34.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 98 19 22.4 12.4-37.2 31 22.2 13.4-34.5 39 40.1 26.9-54.9 5 8.1 2.6-23.1 4 7.1 2.4-19.2
Some Post-H.S. 93 15 22.2 11.6-38.4 20 21.2 12.0-34.6 46 46.6 32.6-61.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 11 9.6 4.4-19.6
College Graduate 59 8 9.5 4.1-20.6 15 32.3 18.0-51.0 30 50.1 33.5-66.8 4 5.3 1.7-15.6 2 2.7 0.6-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 9 14.1 6.8-27.1 12 15.8 7.4-30.5 39 40.1 26.7-55.1 7 14.4 6.4-29.5 5 15.6 5.4-37.5
$15,000- 24,999 83 13 17.3 9.0-30.8 21 18.5 9.9-31.8 40 55.8 39.8-70.7 3 1.9 0.5- 7.0 6 6.5 2.6-15.4
$25,000- 34,999 27 6 29.9 9.1-64.4 5 7.6 2.6-20.3 14 57.0 28.9-81.3 2 5.5 1.0-24.7 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 38 4 14.9 5.0-36.7 15 47.0 27.0-67.9 16 32.9 17.8-52.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.3 1.5-16.5
$50,000- 74,999 33 5 9.0 3.4-21.8 11 31.0 15.8-51.8 13 43.6 25.6-63.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.4 5.6-39.5
$75,000+ 16 4 20.5 5.8-51.6 3 25.1 6.6-61.4 7 21.0 7.2-47.6 2 33.4 6.5-78.5 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 199 23 13.5 7.8-22.3 43 19.7 13.1-28.5 111 52.1 41.9-62.1 12 7.7 3.7-15.6 10 7.0 2.8-16.2
No 109 23 19.7 11.0-32.7 31 27.3 17.5-40.0 40 39.7 27.7-53.0 4 3.5 1.0-11.3 11 9.9 4.7-19.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 9 26.4 11.4-49.8 13 25.4 12.8-44.2 20 41.1 23.8-61.0 1 2.3 0.3-14.6 3 4.8 1.2-17.0
Non-Veteran 270 38 13.8 9.0-20.6 65 22.5 16.4-30.2 133 48.0 39.5-56.6 15 6.8 3.5-12.9 19 8.9 4.8-16.0

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This question was asked of those who had been told they had diabetes by a doctor.

^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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