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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'?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
1 time
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
2 times
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
3-4 times
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
5+ times
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Never
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 187 49  24.5  (18.5-31.7) 43  25.9  (19.4-33.7) 58  28.9  (22.4-36.4) 17  10.3  ( 6.3-16.5) 20  10.4  ( 6.4-16.4)
GENDER            
Male  67 16  22.0  (13.4-34.0) 18  28.0  (17.9-41.0) 18  27.3  (17.4-40.1)  7  10.3  ( 4.7-20.9)  8  12.3  ( 5.9-23.8)
Female 120 33  26.8  (19.2-36.0) 25  24.0  (16.3-33.9) 40  30.2  (22.4-39.4) 10  10.4  ( 5.5-18.8) 12   8.6  ( 4.7-15.3)
RACE            
White 132 35  24.3  (17.4-32.8) 31  26.7  (18.9-36.2) 41  29.2  (21.6-38.2) 12   9.5  ( 5.3-16.4) 13  10.3  ( 5.7-17.9)
African American  49 13  26.0  (14.8-41.7) 10  21.4  (11.4-36.5) 15  27.6  (16.0-43.2)  5  14.1  ( 5.6-31.0)  6  11.0  ( 4.6-24.1)
AGE            
18-49  50 17  30.0  (18.4-45.1) 11  28.4  (15.8-45.7) 13  22.8  (12.6-37.7)  3   4.7  ( 1.4-14.3)  6  14.0  ( 5.8-30.1)
50+ 134 32  22.6  (15.9-31.1) 32  25.3  (18.1-34.1) 44  31.6  (23.8-40.7) 14  12.8  ( 7.5-21.0) 12   7.7  ( 4.2-13.8)
EDUCATION            
H.S. or G.E.D. or Less 110 28  24.0  (16.4-33.6) 26  28.0  (19.5-38.5) 32  26.1  (18.3-35.8) 10  10.2  ( 5.4-18.4) 14  11.8  ( 6.7-19.8)
Some Post-H.S. or College  77 21  25.3  (16.4-36.9) 17  23.1  (14.0-35.6) 26  32.6  (22.3-44.9)  7  10.5  ( 4.8-21.6)  6   8.5  ( 3.4-19.8)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME            
Less than $25,000  89 19  18.8  (11.8-28.7) 22  29.2  (19.5-41.2) 28  27.9  (19.2-38.6) 12  14.2  ( 8.0-24.0)  8   9.9  ( 4.5-20.4)
$50,000+  71 24  31.2  (21.0-43.6) 17  25.0  (15.5-37.8) 19  27.6  (17.7-40.4)  3   6.0  ( 1.8-18.3)  8  10.1  ( 4.7-20.4)

*Asked to respondents who reported being told by a doctor that s/he had diabetes.
Denominator excludes respondents who never heard of hemoglobin 'A one C' test.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.