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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Diabetes

About how often do you check your blood for glucose or sugar? Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do not include times when checked by a health professional.

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  Total
Respond.#
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 389 226 55.0 47.7-62.1 84 23.5 17.9-30.1 29 7.8 4.5-13.2 13 4.9 2.4- 9.9 37 8.8 5.6-13.5
GENDER
Male 142 76 50.4 39.0-61.8 35 23.9 15.7-34.6 10 8.1 3.4-18.1 7 7.6 3.1-17.8 14 10.0 5.1-18.7
Female 247 150 59.3 50.4-67.7 49 23.1 16.2-31.8 19 7.6 3.8-14.3 6 2.3 0.9- 6.2 23 7.7 4.4-13.0
RACE
White 257 154 57.3 48.5-65.7 52 19.7 13.7-27.4 20 7.5 4.1-13.3 9 5.9 2.5-13.2 22 9.6 5.5-16.3
African American 108 59 52.8 38.7-66.4 28 34.3 22.0-49.2 8 4.8 1.9-12.0 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 11 6.6 3.2-13.3

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

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#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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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