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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 687 451 64.8 59.7-69.5 124 16.0 12.8-19.8 30 4.8 2.9- 7.8 10 2.4 1.2- 4.8 72 12.1 9.0-16.0
African American 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
Other Minorities 56 42 67.9 44.2-85.0 5 3.0 0.8-10.5 2 10.2 2.2-36.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 6 18.5 5.7-45.8
AGE
18-44 69 38 60.3 44.9-73.8 10 10.1 4.6-20.5 3 4.1 1.2-12.6 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 17 24.6 14.1-39.3
45-54 147 98 65.1 54.3-74.5 26 17.1 10.8-26.0 9 8.1 3.7-16.9 2 2.5 0.6- 9.9 12 7.2 3.3-14.9
55-64 281 191 67.6 59.9-74.5 48 15.5 10.7-21.9 13 5.9 2.9-11.7 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 25 8.8 5.4-14.1
65+ 530 364 68.6 62.6-74.0 94 16.3 12.0-21.7 16 2.8 1.5- 5.0 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0 50 11.2 7.8-15.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 256 188 72.6 63.2-80.3 37 13.2 7.7-21.8 6 4.0 1.3-11.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 24 10.0 5.9-16.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 352 238 64.2 56.8-71.0 68 18.8 13.8-25.1 11 4.4 2.1- 8.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 32 11.9 7.6-17.9
Some Post-H.S. 252 165 66.9 58.5-74.3 36 10.9 7.2-16.1 15 6.6 3.4-12.3 8 4.8 2.1-10.5 28 10.9 6.9-16.9
College Graduate 170 101 59.8 49.4-69.3 38 19.4 13.0-27.9 9 4.7 2.3- 9.3 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 20 14.7 7.8-25.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 227 174 73.4 63.5-81.4 24 11.9 6.1-22.0 3 3.5 1.0-11.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 25 10.6 6.6-16.7
$15,000- 24,999 240 161 64.5 54.5-73.3 41 12.7 8.3-18.9 10 7.1 3.2-15.0 6 2.8 0.9- 8.8 22 12.9 7.4-21.7
$25,000- 34,999 108 76 71.2 58.6-81.1 17 15.1 8.1-26.5 9 6.2 3.0-12.5 1 1.8 0.3-11.9 5 5.6 2.1-14.4
$35,000- 49,999 123 70 57.1 45.1-68.3 31 24.1 15.3-35.8 8 4.4 2.0- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 14 14.4 7.6-25.6
$50,000- 74,999 81 47 57.5 42.8-71.0 22 24.2 14.0-38.4 4 6.3 2.1-17.0 1 2.5 0.3-15.5 7 9.6 3.3-25.1
$75,000+ 67 38 58.9 43.5-72.7 13 13.9 7.0-25.8 3 5.1 1.1-19.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 12 21.0 10.8-37.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 647 459 70.7 65.3-75.6 104 13.9 10.5-18.2 21 4.3 2.5- 7.5 8 1.5 0.6- 3.7 55 9.5 6.7-13.5
No 357 220 60.7 53.4-67.6 69 17.3 12.7-23.2 18 5.9 3.3-10.5 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 46 14.9 10.4-20.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 16 13 76.5 38.2-94.5 1 1.6 0.2-12.2 1 14.7 2.0-59.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.2 0.9-39.5
Non-Veteran 1,016 681 66.2 61.9-70.2 178 15.8 12.9-19.2 40 4.6 3.1- 6.9 14 1.7 0.9- 3.3 103 11.6 9.1-14.9

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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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