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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

About how many times in the past 12 months have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 times 6-11 times 12+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,642 1,322 78.3 75.3-81.1 83 5.7 4.2- 7.8 64 4.3 3.0- 6.0 173 11.6 9.6-14.0
GENDER
Male 635 517 79.4 74.5-83.6 28 5.5 3.2- 9.4 19 3.6 1.9- 6.7 71 11.5 8.6-15.1
Female 1,007 805 77.4 73.4-80.9 55 5.9 4.2- 8.4 45 4.9 3.3- 7.2 102 11.8 9.2-15.1
RACE
White 1,165 955 79.4 75.7-82.6 46 4.9 3.1- 7.6 34 3.5 2.2- 5.6 130 12.2 9.8-15.1
African American 374 288 76.3 69.8-81.8 31 8.1 5.0-12.7 21 5.5 3.0-10.0 34 10.1 6.6-15.0
Asian 6 4 41.4 7.2-86.6 1 4.7 0.5-33.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 53.9 10.7-91.9
Native American 57 44 79.0 62.0-89.6 3 5.2 1.3-18.8 6 11.1 3.9-27.7 4 4.7 1.6-13.1
Other Minorities 26 18 75.0 51.1-89.6 1 2.8 0.4-18.1 3 7.2 1.8-25.3 4 15.0 4.9-37.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 32 80.8 61.8-91.6 2 2.8 0.5-14.6 1 3.9 0.5-23.7 5 12.4 4.7-29.1
-English Speaking 29 25 82.5 57.0-94.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 1 7.9 1.1-39.1 2 8.8 2.0-31.9
-Spanish Speaking 11 7 79.1 46.8-94.2 1 4.8 0.6-30.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.1 4.0-46.9
Non-Hispanic 1,596 1,287 78.7 75.6-81.5 81 5.9 4.3- 8.0 62 4.0 2.8- 5.6 166 11.5 9.4-13.9
AGE
18-24 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 35 22 71.0 51.5-84.9 3 7.3 2.1-22.7 2 3.0 0.7-12.7 8 18.7 8.1-37.5
35-44 74 59 81.7 68.9-90.0 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7 4 5.0 1.7-14.0 7 11.7 5.2-24.3
45-54 222 160 72.0 63.3-79.3 17 8.5 4.1-16.7 17 8.1 4.5-14.2 28 11.4 7.3-17.3
55-64 494 406 79.5 73.6-84.3 29 6.9 4.2-11.1 17 3.9 1.7- 8.4 42 9.8 6.7-14.0
65-74 490 413 82.2 76.6-86.6 18 3.6 2.0- 6.4 10 1.5 0.7- 3.0 49 12.7 8.8-18.1
75+ 317 254 79.4 72.4-84.9 12 5.1 2.3-11.0 14 4.3 2.1- 8.7 37 11.2 7.4-16.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 363 286 75.1 67.5-81.4 22 8.2 4.2-15.3 22 5.8 3.2-10.2 33 10.9 7.1-16.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 542 443 78.7 73.3-83.3 22 3.8 2.1- 7.1 20 4.6 2.5- 8.4 57 12.8 9.3-17.3
Some Post-H.S. 398 313 76.1 69.6-81.7 24 6.3 3.8-10.4 12 3.7 1.6- 8.3 49 13.8 9.6-19.5
College Graduate 337 280 85.0 79.2-89.3 15 5.4 2.7-10.3 10 2.7 1.2- 6.0 32 6.9 4.5-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 301 233 71.1 62.1-78.7 17 8.2 3.5-18.2 21 8.2 4.7-14.1 30 12.4 8.0-18.9
$15,000- 24,999 353 279 77.6 70.7-83.2 26 8.4 5.0-13.8 12 2.5 1.2- 5.4 36 11.5 7.6-17.1
$25,000- 34,999 192 162 83.4 75.7-89.0 7 5.5 2.5-12.0 7 3.0 1.3- 7.0 16 8.0 4.5-13.8
$35,000- 49,999 210 175 82.8 74.4-88.8 6 2.1 0.8- 5.2 4 2.2 0.7- 6.9 25 12.9 7.7-21.0
$50,000-74,999 162 137 79.7 68.9-87.5 6 4.5 1.8-10.9 3 4.9 1.3-16.9 16 10.9 5.6-20.0
$75,000+ 178 147 81.5 72.5-88.0 6 2.3 0.9- 6.2 3 4.4 1.3-14.2 22 11.7 7.0-18.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,001 782 75.9 71.7-79.6 73 8.3 5.9-11.5 52 6.2 4.3- 9.0 94 9.6 7.4-12.4
No 592 499 82.2 77.4-86.2 9 1.9 0.8- 4.0 12 1.5 0.7- 3.2 72 14.4 10.7-19.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 286 233 80.0 72.8-85.7 12 4.8 2.3-10.0 13 5.1 2.3-10.9 28 10.1 6.4-15.6
Non-Veteran 1,356 1,089 78.0 74.5-81.1 71 5.9 4.2- 8.3 51 4.1 2.8- 6.0 145 12.0 9.7-14.7

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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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