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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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 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
GENDER
Male 635 375 61.3 55.7-66.5 159 22.9 18.6-28.0 34 5.2 3.4- 7.8 15 2.5 1.4- 4.4 52 8.2 5.6-11.8
Female 1,032 694 66.4 62.2-70.4 179 15.5 12.6-18.8 41 4.9 3.3- 7.2 14 1.7 0.9- 3.2 104 11.5 9.0-14.7
RACE
White 1,172 734 62.7 58.7-66.5 249 19.4 16.6-22.7 58 5.5 4.0- 7.7 22 2.5 1.5- 4.0 109 9.8 7.6-12.6
African American 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
Asian 6 1 1.6 0.2-14.2 3 69.9 20.2-95.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.9 2.7-78.0 1 4.6 0.5-32.9
Native American 55 40 81.0 64.9-90.7 9 11.5 4.3-27.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 5 6.9 2.6-17.4
Other Minorities 27 16 42.3 20.4-67.7 3 25.8 5.9-65.7 3 9.6 2.4-31.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 22.3 7.6-50.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 27 52.6 28.7-75.3 5 27.9 8.4-62.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 1 1.9 0.3-13.0 7 16.8 5.9-39.4
-English Speaking 29 21 75.5 54.0-89.0 2 5.7 1.3-21.6 1 1.6 0.2-11.1 1 4.2 0.6-24.8 4 12.9 4.0-34.4
-Spanish Speaking 12 6 33.0 10.4-67.5 3 47.0 13.9-82.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 20.1 4.2-59.3
Non-Hispanic 1,617 1,036 64.4 61.0-67.7 332 18.8 16.3-21.5 73 5.0 3.8- 6.7 28 2.1 1.3- 3.2 148 9.7 7.8-12.0
AGE
18-24 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 36 23 74.4 55.8-87.0 5 8.8 3.2-22.3 1 4.0 0.6-23.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 12.7 5.0-29.0
35-44 70 38 52.2 36.6-67.4 11 19.9 8.4-40.2 7 7.1 3.1-15.5 2 2.5 0.6-10.3 12 18.3 9.6-32.2
45-54 225 142 61.3 52.4-69.5 48 21.7 15.4-29.7 14 6.2 3.3-11.4 3 1.9 0.6- 6.1 18 8.9 4.8-15.9
55-64 495 320 66.7 60.8-72.1 103 19.0 14.9-24.0 22 5.0 3.0- 8.4 8 1.8 0.8- 4.0 42 7.4 4.9-11.2
65-74 499 325 62.1 55.7-68.0 100 19.1 14.5-24.7 21 6.0 3.6-10.0 10 3.0 1.4- 6.3 43 9.8 6.6-14.4
75+ 332 215 67.7 60.7-74.0 69 18.6 13.7-24.7 10 1.4 0.7- 3.0 4 1.2 0.4- 3.8 34 11.0 7.1-16.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 381 266 71.3 64.2-77.4 66 14.6 10.3-20.2 11 3.8 1.7- 8.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.3 33 8.7 5.4-13.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 551 358 63.2 57.3-68.8 119 21.9 17.3-27.3 22 4.5 2.7- 7.6 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 46 9.2 6.2-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 392 252 63.4 56.5-69.8 65 14.7 10.7-19.8 25 7.5 4.6-12.0 11 3.2 1.5- 6.4 39 11.2 7.3-16.8
College Graduate 341 191 56.8 48.7-64.5 88 24.9 18.1-33.2 17 4.2 2.5- 7.1 7 2.7 1.1- 6.7 38 11.4 7.3-17.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 308 226 70.0 61.8-77.1 40 13.7 8.6-21.2 7 4.4 1.8-10.2 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 31 9.7 6.2-14.7
$15,000- 24,999 358 234 66.0 58.5-72.7 72 17.8 13.1-23.6 17 5.9 3.2-10.7 7 1.8 0.6- 5.2 28 8.5 5.1-14.0
$25,000- 34,999 192 120 57.4 46.9-67.4 46 28.2 19.4-39.1 11 4.3 2.1- 8.7 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 14 9.2 4.5-18.0
$35,000- 49,999 211 124 57.2 46.4-67.4 53 26.6 17.2-38.6 14 4.3 2.4- 7.8 3 1.5 0.4- 5.4 17 10.4 5.4-19.0
$50,000-74,999 160 90 54.1 43.7-64.2 39 22.8 15.3-32.6 7 5.3 2.2-12.0 4 3.2 1.1- 8.9 20 14.6 8.1-24.8
$75,000+ 173 90 57.0 47.3-66.2 43 18.8 13.0-26.4 15 10.4 5.7-18.0 6 3.7 1.4- 9.5 19 10.1 5.7-17.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,030 697 68.1 63.7-72.2 191 17.4 14.1-21.2 41 4.4 2.9- 6.5 16 1.8 1.0- 3.3 85 8.4 6.2-11.1
No 587 343 57.7 52.0-63.3 138 21.7 17.4-26.7 31 6.2 4.1- 9.4 11 2.0 1.0- 4.1 64 12.3 8.9-16.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 284 166 60.3 52.5-67.6 76 22.5 17.1-29.1 18 7.2 4.0-12.6 6 2.9 1.2- 7.0 18 7.1 3.7-13.2
Non-Veteran 1,383 903 64.8 60.9-68.4 262 18.3 15.3-21.6 57 4.6 3.3- 6.3 23 1.9 1.2- 3.1 138 10.5 8.4-13.1

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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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