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2011 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 Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,285 236 18.2 15.2-21.7 975 75.3 71.3-78.9 74 6.5 4.4- 9.3
GENDER
Male 519 95 14.7 10.9-19.5 390 78.3 72.6-83.0 34 7.0 4.3-11.3
Female 766 141 21.4 17.0-26.6 585 72.7 67.0-77.7 40 5.9 3.4-10.3
RACE
White 937 162 17.5 14.0-21.6 723 76.8 72.3-80.8 52 5.7 3.8- 8.5
African American 270 60 18.6 13.0-25.8 197 75.8 67.2-82.7 13 5.6 2.1-14.3
Native American 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,242 228 18.2 15.1-21.8 948 76.5 72.6-80.1 66 5.2 3.5- 7.7
AGE
18-34 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 185 33 17.1 10.3-27.1 143 80.0 70.1-87.2 *** *** ***
55-64 373 85 22.0 16.7-28.4 258 66.5 58.4-73.7 30 11.5 6.4-19.7
65-74 373 60 19.4 13.5-27.1 303 77.4 69.7-83.6 *** *** ***
75+ 266 43 12.3 8.2-18.2 202 81.0 74.2-86.4 21 6.6 3.9-11.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 38 17.0 11.0-25.2 166 68.9 58.9-77.4 23 14.2 8.1-23.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 426 77 18.2 13.1-24.6 324 77.6 70.8-83.2 25 4.2 2.2- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 334 61 19.2 13.7-26.1 261 77.4 70.2-83.4 12 3.4 1.5- 7.6
College Graduate 295 60 18.6 12.3-27.1 222 77.3 68.4-84.2 13 4.1 1.6-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 214 31 14.9 9.3-23.1 *** *** *** 23 16.1 8.3-28.7
$15,000- 24,999 259 56 18.7 12.6-26.8 186 73.6 64.5-81.1 17 7.7 3.9-14.7
$25,000- 34,999 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 168 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 125 23 18.0 10.7-28.9 98 80.3 69.5-88.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 138 25 14.0 7.2-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 643 106 15.0 11.4-19.4 499 77.9 72.3-82.7 38 7.1 4.1-12.0
No 593 121 21.7 16.8-27.6 441 73.1 67.0-78.5 31 5.1 3.0- 8.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 242 45 17.9 11.6-26.6 186 79.3 70.7-85.9 11 2.8 1.4- 5.4
Non-Veteran 1,043 191 18.3 14.9-22.2 789 74.4 69.8-78.5 63 7.3 4.9-10.8

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This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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