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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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%)
North Carolina 1,667 1,069 64.0 60.5-67.3 338 19.0 16.4-21.9 75 5.0 3.8- 6.7 29 2.1 1.3- 3.2 156 9.9 8.0-12.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 394 272 69.8 63.2-75.7 69 16.2 11.7-22.0 12 3.6 1.9- 6.9 5 1.1 0.4- 3.2 36 9.2 6.1-13.7
GENDER
Male 113 76 69.9 58.5-79.3 22 17.6 10.6-27.8 3 2.5 0.6- 9.3 2 1.9 0.4- 7.7 10 8.1 3.8-16.7
Female 281 196 69.8 61.5-76.9 47 15.4 10.0-22.8 9 4.3 2.1- 8.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 26 9.9 6.0-15.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 4 48.2 12.8-85.5 1 17.7 2.3-66.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 34.1 5.5-82.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 386 266 69.6 62.9-75.6 68 16.4 11.8-22.2 12 3.7 1.9- 7.0 4 0.9 0.3- 3.0 36 9.4 6.2-14.0
AGE
18-44 32 19 74.9 56.1-87.5 3 5.4 1.1-21.9 2 4.7 1.0-19.0 2 5.1 1.1-19.7 6 9.9 3.9-23.2
45-54 75 50 67.2 52.2-79.3 17 22.1 12.5-36.0 4 3.9 1.3-11.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 6.8 2.1-20.3
55-64 123 87 70.6 58.3-80.5 26 20.0 12.0-31.5 3 5.7 1.7-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.7 1.4- 9.3
65+ 161 114 69.0 57.5-78.5 22 13.9 7.2-25.2 3 1.5 0.5- 4.9 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0 19 14.5 8.3-24.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 81 80.8 67.4-89.5 15 11.7 4.9-25.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 7 6.3 2.5-15.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 128 91 69.0 56.8-78.9 22 19.4 11.4-31.1 6 5.6 2.2-13.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 6.1 2.8-12.8
Some Post-H.S. 96 65 69.6 56.0-80.4 14 12.0 6.0-22.6 5 6.7 2.4-17.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 11 11.4 5.3-22.8
College Graduate 63 33 50.1 33.9-66.4 18 25.0 14.0-40.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 2 4.9 1.1-18.5 9 18.4 8.0-36.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 94 73 76.3 61.6-86.5 12 14.8 6.4-30.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 8 7.9 3.6-16.4
$15,000- 24,999 104 67 69.2 55.5-80.2 19 18.2 9.9-31.1 4 5.8 1.8-17.0 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 12 6.0 3.1-11.5
$25,000- 34,999 32 19 56.4 32.1-77.9 8 26.7 10.5-52.9 3 5.8 1.7-18.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.2 2.6-37.3
$35,000- 49,999 42 26 71.1 52.0-84.8 11 12.4 5.9-24.1 2 4.6 1.0-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 12.0 3.5-33.9
$50,000- 74,999 34 16 42.1 24.9-61.4 10 24.6 11.8-44.5 3 11.8 3.6-32.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 21.5 8.5-44.7
$75,000+ 17 13 73.9 39.6-92.5 2 10.3 2.0-39.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.9 1.8-55.0 1 2.8 0.4-19.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 256 191 75.4 67.3-82.1 35 12.8 7.8-20.3 6 2.7 1.0- 6.7 3 1.2 0.3- 4.5 21 7.9 4.6-13.3
No 125 72 58.6 46.5-69.8 32 23.4 15.2-34.4 6 6.1 2.5-14.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.8 13 10.7 5.2-20.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 38 72.0 54.4-84.8 10 15.7 7.1-31.1 2 5.2 1.0-22.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.1 2.0-22.6
Non-Veteran 340 234 69.4 62.2-75.8 59 16.3 11.4-22.7 10 3.3 1.7- 6.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.7 32 9.6 6.2-14.6

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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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