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2010 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 1,461 235 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,323 195 16.3 13.5-19.7 367 27.3 24.1-30.8 650 47.3 43.4-51.2 48 3.7 2.5- 5.4 63 5.4 3.8- 7.5
No 138 40 35.6 23.9-49.3 36 18.6 12.2-27.2 33 21.6 12.8-34.0 5 3.9 1.3-11.1 24 20.3 12.4-31.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 14 2 22.9 4.3-66.2 5 34.1 10.8-68.9 5 27.6 8.4-61.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 15.3 3.4-48.4
Recommended Range 180 30 24.7 14.0-39.7 53 23.3 15.9-32.7 77 38.1 27.1-50.5 8 4.0 1.7- 9.1 12 10.0 4.8-19.9
Overweight 468 84 22.5 16.6-29.8 111 22.8 17.9-28.5 220 42.6 36.3-49.1 18 3.5 1.6- 7.3 35 8.7 5.3-14.0
Obese 726 101 15.3 11.9-19.5 220 29.3 24.9-34.2 350 46.5 41.3-51.7 23 3.6 2.1- 5.9 32 5.3 3.5- 8.1
Current Smoker
No 1,263 192 16.8 13.8-20.4 349 26.2 23.0-29.6 615 46.9 43.0-50.9 42 3.7 2.4- 5.5 65 6.4 4.7- 8.7
Yes 194 43 29.9 20.2-41.9 53 26.6 18.5-36.6 65 26.8 18.4-37.4 11 4.0 1.7- 9.3 22 12.6 6.9-22.0
History of CVD**
Yes 394 50 15.1 10.3-21.5 104 23.9 18.8-29.8 201 51.2 44.2-58.2 21 4.9 2.7- 8.5 18 4.9 2.8- 8.5
No 1,038 179 20.2 16.5-24.6 297 27.4 23.7-31.4 462 40.6 36.4-45.0 32 3.4 2.1- 5.4 68 8.4 6.1-11.4
Binge Drinker
No 1,409 220 17.9 14.9-21.4 386 25.6 22.5-28.8 668 45.1 41.3-48.9 53 3.9 2.7- 5.6 82 7.6 5.7-10.0
Yes 40 14 43.7 23.6-66.0 13 32.0 16.2-53.4 13 24.3 11.3-44.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Heavy Drinker
No 1,429 226 18.6 15.5-22.2 396 26.2 23.1-29.5 675 44.2 40.4-48.0 53 3.8 2.6- 5.5 79 7.2 5.4- 9.6
Yes 19 6 29.3 11.0-58.2 5 27.7 9.1-59.5 7 40.5 16.8-69.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.5 0.3-16.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 205 32 16.8 10.2-26.5 48 22.7 15.9-31.5 96 45.9 35.7-56.5 13 7.2 3.5-14.3 16 7.3 3.8-13.7
No 1,227 201 19.3 15.9-23.2 345 26.6 23.3-30.2 573 43.5 39.6-47.5 40 3.2 2.0- 4.8 68 7.4 5.4-10.0
Current Asthma
Yes 178 23 12.8 7.7-20.5 44 26.8 18.7-36.9 87 45.7 35.5-56.3 11 2.2 1.1- 4.4 13 12.5 6.8-21.9
No 1,272 209 19.7 16.3-23.7 357 26.1 22.9-29.6 590 43.5 39.5-47.5 42 3.9 2.7- 5.8 74 6.7 4.9- 9.2
Disability
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

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

**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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