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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 608 97 18.0 13.7-23.4 150 22.9 18.8-27.5 310 48.6 43.1-54.2 14 1.1 0.6- 2.1 37 9.3 6.1-14.0
African American 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
Other Minorities 53 12 32.7 17.1-53.5 7 9.8 3.6-23.8 28 42.4 23.2-64.1 3 8.2 1.5-34.7 3 7.0 1.8-23.1
AGE
18-44 72 20 34.6 20.8-51.7 18 19.0 10.7-31.6 23 28.2 17.1-42.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 9 17.1 8.4-32.0
45-54 129 25 17.3 10.7-26.7 31 22.6 14.6-33.1 58 47.6 36.1-59.3 6 5.8 2.2-14.5 9 6.8 2.9-15.2
55-64 262 41 15.4 10.6-21.8 71 25.3 19.1-32.7 124 48.4 40.4-56.5 9 3.9 1.5- 9.6 17 7.0 3.7-12.7
65+ 429 56 13.6 9.9-18.5 90 18.4 14.1-23.6 251 58.1 51.4-64.5 13 2.2 1.1- 4.3 19 7.7 3.8-15.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 174 22 14.5 6.4-29.5 30 14.9 9.4-22.7 102 51.2 39.5-62.9 9 7.5 3.1-17.2 11 11.9 4.9-26.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 302 56 19.8 14.5-26.4 85 26.7 20.4-34.2 132 41.9 34.3-49.9 10 2.7 1.1- 6.3 19 8.9 5.1-15.0
Some Post-H.S. 253 43 22.4 15.3-31.6 53 19.0 13.5-26.1 137 49.5 40.6-58.3 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6 15 8.5 4.1-16.6
College Graduate 166 21 11.9 7.1-19.2 44 21.1 14.1-30.2 86 57.5 47.4-67.0 6 3.8 1.5- 9.1 9 5.8 2.8-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 30 17.1 10.7-26.2 39 22.0 14.6-31.7 80 40.1 30.5-50.6 13 9.8 4.8-19.1 15 10.9 4.6-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 217 30 18.5 10.7-30.0 53 20.2 13.8-28.5 109 45.9 35.5-56.6 7 2.7 0.9- 8.1 18 12.8 7.3-21.6
$25,000- 34,999 99 16 27.3 14.3-45.7 22 20.4 11.8-32.8 54 46.1 32.7-60.1 4 3.3 0.9-11.5 3 3.0 0.8-11.0
$35,000- 49,999 118 16 16.0 9.1-26.7 39 28.3 19.1-39.7 59 48.0 36.1-60.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.7 2.2-23.7
$50,000- 74,999 79 11 10.7 5.2-20.5 15 17.9 9.0-32.7 46 57.1 42.3-70.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 14.3 5.7-31.5
$75,000+ 70 16 24.0 13.5-39.0 13 16.5 8.0-30.8 38 55.8 40.9-69.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 2 3.4 0.8-12.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 544 72 15.9 11.6-21.4 118 20.0 15.9-24.9 300 52.3 46.1-58.4 26 4.8 2.8- 8.3 28 7.0 3.9-12.2
No 330 67 21.4 15.4-28.9 86 21.3 16.0-27.7 149 44.8 37.5-52.5 4 1.2 0.3- 4.7 24 11.3 6.9-17.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 3 48.0 14.8-83.1 4 18.0 3.1-60.0 5 19.5 5.2-51.3 1 7.0 0.9-39.2 1 7.5 0.9-41.1
Non-Veteran 882 140 17.4 14.0-21.4 208 21.3 17.9-25.1 452 49.3 44.6-54.1 29 3.1 1.8- 5.3 53 8.8 6.1-12.7

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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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