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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 440 70 18.2 13.3-24.5 154 34.0 28.1-40.3 180 39.8 33.5-46.5 14 3.7 2.0- 6.7 22 4.3 2.6- 7.2
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 4 22.7 8.0-49.8 2 10.6 2.0-41.1 6 36.1 14.6-65.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 30.5 9.8-63.9
Non-Hispanic 1,033 163 18.1 14.6-22.1 302 28.8 25.1-32.8 484 44.2 39.9-48.6 28 2.5 1.5- 4.0 56 6.5 4.6- 9.1
AGE
18-44 59 13 23.9 11.9-42.2 18 26.4 15.7-40.9 20 31.6 19.7-46.5 2 3.3 0.7-14.9 6 14.7 6.6-29.9
45-54 122 21 18.7 10.6-30.8 40 32.7 22.6-44.7 48 39.8 28.5-52.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.8 11 8.3 3.9-16.8
55-64 322 50 17.7 12.2-25.1 103 31.0 24.5-38.3 142 44.1 36.6-51.9 8 2.6 1.2- 5.7 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7
65+ 541 82 16.1 12.4-20.6 140 25.1 20.7-30.1 280 50.6 45.2-56.1 16 3.0 1.6- 5.7 23 5.2 3.1- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 27 16.3 8.4-29.2 37 18.2 11.5-27.5 95 53.3 41.2-65.1 7 2.6 1.0- 6.6 10 9.6 4.5-19.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 354 62 20.5 14.7-27.7 102 31.1 24.8-38.1 153 38.9 32.4-45.8 9 1.8 0.8- 4.1 28 7.7 4.8-12.1
Some Post-H.S. 260 44 21.5 14.6-30.5 70 26.8 20.4-34.2 128 43.3 35.3-51.7 6 1.4 0.4- 4.7 12 7.0 3.3-14.5
College Graduate 258 34 12.4 8.2-18.1 95 34.5 26.8-43.3 114 45.9 37.7-54.3 6 4.3 1.8-10.2 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 26 15.5 9.1-25.1 39 30.2 20.6-41.8 60 42.0 29.6-55.5 8 3.2 1.4- 7.3 15 9.1 4.9-16.2
$15,000- 24,999 205 28 18.6 10.8-30.0 56 25.6 18.2-34.6 97 40.2 30.7-50.5 6 2.4 0.9- 6.0 18 13.3 7.5-22.4
$25,000- 34,999 134 24 24.5 14.2-38.8 38 28.1 19.0-39.3 64 43.5 32.5-55.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 6 3.4 1.3- 8.5
$35,000- 49,999 152 20 12.1 7.3-19.4 52 32.0 22.9-42.7 74 47.7 37.3-58.2 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 5 6.9 2.3-19.1
$50,000- 74,999 112 17 13.0 7.0-22.6 30 24.3 15.8-35.6 58 54.3 42.0-66.1 1 1.8 0.2-11.5 6 6.6 2.2-18.4
$75,000+ 157 29 19.3 12.6-28.5 54 35.2 25.9-45.8 66 40.6 31.3-50.8 5 3.4 1.3- 8.5 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 624 88 15.6 11.9-20.3 167 27.7 23.0-33.0 310 46.7 41.0-52.4 25 3.7 2.2- 6.2 34 6.3 4.1- 9.7
No 395 74 21.7 15.7-29.1 127 28.4 22.8-34.7 168 41.6 35.1-48.4 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2 23 7.4 4.3-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 192 27 11.9 7.3-18.8 75 37.3 29.3-46.1 72 40.0 31.4-49.3 8 4.8 2.2-10.3 10 5.9 2.7-12.5
Non-Veteran 856 140 19.6 15.6-24.3 229 26.5 22.5-31.0 418 45.0 40.2-49.9 20 1.9 1.0- 3.5 49 7.0 4.8-10.0

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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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