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2015 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 Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 770 88 11.0 8.7-13.9 646 84.1 80.8-86.9 36 4.9 3.4- 7.1
GENDER
Male 319 38 12.6 8.8-17.8 270 84.1 78.7-88.4 *** *** ***
Female 451 50 9.7 7.1-13.2 376 84.0 79.7-87.6 25 6.3 4.0- 9.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 709 81 11.0 8.6-14.0 605 85.2 81.8-88.1 23 3.8 2.4- 6.0
No 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 250 34 15.1 10.6-21.1 207 80.4 73.9-85.6 *** *** ***
Obese 384 41 9.0 6.2-13.0 327 87.3 83.0-90.7 16 3.6 2.1- 6.3
Current Smoker
Yes 119 14 11.6 6.5-19.9 92 78.0 68.6-85.3 13 10.4 5.7-18.0
No 621 69 10.6 8.0-13.9 531 85.8 82.2-88.8 21 3.6 2.1- 5.9
History of CVD**
Yes 223 20 6.6 4.0-10.9 192 87.9 82.1-92.0 *** *** ***
No 537 67 13.0 9.9-16.9 445 82.2 78.0-85.8 25 4.7 3.0- 7.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 685 73 10.6 8.2-13.8 580 84.5 81.0-87.5 32 4.8 3.2- 7.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 702 76 10.7 8.3-13.8 593 84.4 80.9-87.3 33 4.9 3.3- 7.3
COPD
Yes 138 *** *** *** 123 91.3 84.9-95.2 *** *** ***
No 628 79 12.8 9.9-16.2 519 82.4 78.5-85.7 30 4.9 3.2- 7.3
Current Asthma
Yes 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 648 80 12.1 9.4-15.4 537 82.9 79.2-86.1 31 5.0 3.3- 7.4
Disability
Yes 379 31 5.5 3.7- 8.2 331 89.2 85.2-92.3 17 5.3 3.1- 8.9
No 371 55 17.2 12.8-22.6 298 78.4 72.9-83.1 18 4.4 2.6- 7.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 603 63 9.1 6.8-12.0 516 86.7 83.3-89.5 24 4.2 2.6- 6.6
No 167 25 18.0 11.7-26.7 130 74.7 65.7-81.9 *** *** ***

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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