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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

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 1,461 235 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
GENDER
Male 565 92 19.6 14.8-25.6 191 31.5 26.5-37.0 226 38.8 33.2-44.7 23 4.2 2.5- 7.1 33 5.8 3.8- 8.8
Female 896 143 18.2 14.6-22.5 212 21.2 17.9-25.0 457 48.5 43.8-53.3 30 3.2 1.9- 5.3 54 8.8 6.1-12.6
RACE
White 1,048 167 18.1 14.7-22.2 304 28.5 24.9-32.5 490 44.1 39.9-48.4 28 2.5 1.5- 4.0 59 6.8 4.8- 9.4
African American 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
Asian 4 1 68.5 17.8-95.6 1 13.3 1.2-65.5 1 4.7 0.4-36.2 1 13.5 1.2-66.1 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 54 11 28.9 14.2-50.2 8 15.9 5.9-36.5 28 43.8 25.1-64.5 6 10.8 3.5-28.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Other Minorities 26 6 39.4 14.9-70.7 6 11.8 4.0-30.2 7 23.4 8.5-50.1 2 6.5 1.2-28.9 5 18.9 6.5-43.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 10 44.9 21.6-70.6 7 13.5 5.1-31.3 13 23.2 9.9-45.3 1 4.8 0.7-27.7 6 13.7 5.4-30.5
-English Speaking 26 7 39.5 18.5-65.2 5 23.3 8.6-49.5 10 20.2 9.2-38.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 17.0 5.9-40.2
-Spanish Speaking 11 3 50.0 14.7-85.4 2 4.1 0.7-20.9 3 26.0 6.0-65.8 1 9.4 1.2-47.8 2 10.5 2.1-39.0
Non-Hispanic 1,420 225 17.9 15.0-21.3 395 26.8 23.7-30.2 668 44.8 41.1-48.5 51 3.3 2.3- 4.7 81 7.2 5.3- 9.6
AGE
18-24 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 32 9 32.5 14.4-58.0 7 17.1 6.8-37.0 6 17.5 6.1-40.9 2 4.7 0.8-24.1 8 28.1 13.0-50.6
35-44 74 20 37.0 22.6-54.0 22 23.0 13.8-35.9 27 33.0 21.2-47.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 4 6.4 2.3-16.3
45-54 203 39 19.7 13.3-28.2 59 29.1 21.5-38.2 83 41.2 32.1-50.9 7 3.5 1.4- 8.4 15 6.5 3.5-12.0
55-64 466 71 15.7 11.5-21.2 139 28.5 23.2-34.4 208 44.2 38.0-50.7 18 5.1 2.7- 9.3 30 6.5 4.1-10.0
65-74 434 59 12.8 9.2-17.6 119 26.7 21.5-32.5 229 51.0 44.4-57.5 8 1.8 0.8- 4.3 19 7.7 4.0-14.2
75+ 244 35 15.8 10.8-22.5 52 19.5 13.8-26.9 129 55.5 47.1-63.6 17 6.2 3.3-11.3 11 3.0 1.4- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 271 39 14.6 8.8-23.1 52 17.7 12.2-24.9 144 49.9 40.7-59.1 17 6.7 3.7-12.0 19 11.1 6.2-19.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 479 86 21.1 16.0-27.3 140 28.3 23.1-34.2 205 39.9 33.9-46.2 16 3.5 1.6- 7.2 32 7.2 4.6-11.0
Some Post-H.S. 385 64 22.0 16.1-29.3 98 24.3 19.2-30.3 189 44.1 37.2-51.2 10 1.2 0.5- 3.2 24 8.3 4.8-14.0
College Graduate 325 45 15.5 9.4-24.5 113 32.9 25.9-40.9 145 44.2 36.5-52.2 10 4.3 2.1- 8.7 12 3.0 1.6- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 39 16.3 10.9-23.7 57 23.2 16.6-31.3 106 41.2 32.2-50.9 16 7.6 3.9-14.2 22 11.7 6.2-21.0
$15,000- 24,999 317 48 19.1 13.0-27.2 81 21.8 16.3-28.5 149 44.6 36.3-53.2 14 3.9 2.0- 7.5 25 10.6 6.5-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 172 31 25.2 15.6-38.1 44 21.3 14.5-30.1 86 47.1 36.6-57.9 4 1.5 0.4- 5.6 7 4.9 1.6-13.7
$35,000- 49,999 202 29 20.2 11.2-33.7 69 32.4 23.7-42.4 93 40.3 31.1-50.2 3 1.3 0.3- 5.1 8 5.8 2.3-14.0
$50,000-74,999 153 23 11.8 7.1-19.1 43 26.5 18.6-36.3 76 51.0 40.7-61.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 10 9.4 4.4-19.2
$75,000+ 176 33 19.1 12.8-27.6 59 34.9 26.1-45.0 73 38.5 29.7-48.1 7 5.7 2.1-14.2 4 1.8 0.6- 5.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 879 122 16.4 12.7-21.0 221 24.3 20.5-28.6 446 47.6 42.6-52.6 43 5.3 3.5- 7.9 47 6.4 4.3- 9.5
No 543 107 22.6 17.5-28.7 166 27.3 22.6-32.7 223 39.7 34.1-45.5 10 1.6 0.7- 3.6 37 8.8 5.8-13.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 253 38 16.1 10.4-24.1 95 34.1 27.2-41.9 96 40.2 32.3-48.5 11 4.2 2.1- 8.3 13 5.4 2.7-10.4
Non-Veteran 1,208 197 19.5 16.0-23.5 308 24.4 21.1-28.1 587 44.7 40.5-48.9 42 3.6 2.3- 5.5 74 7.8 5.8-10.5

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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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