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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,518 979 64.0 60.5-67.4 315 19.2 16.6-22.1 65 4.9 3.6- 6.6 28 2.1 1.4- 3.3 131 9.7 7.7-12.2
No 148 90 64.0 51.5-74.9 22 17.3 8.8-31.1 10 5.9 2.6-12.9 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 25 11.4 6.4-19.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 15 12 79.5 42.7-95.3 1 14.8 2.1-58.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.6 1.2-23.3
Recommended Range 217 135 61.5 49.8-72.0 49 21.8 12.8-34.6 7 1.6 0.7- 3.5 3 2.8 0.9- 8.6 23 12.4 7.0-20.9
Overweight 528 328 60.2 53.9-66.2 108 20.6 15.9-26.4 29 7.2 4.5-11.2 11 2.9 1.5- 5.5 52 9.1 6.2-13.1
Obese 823 537 65.9 61.2-70.2 168 18.3 15.1-22.0 35 4.9 3.2- 7.2 14 1.7 0.9- 3.2 69 9.3 6.7-12.6
Current Smoker
No 1,435 941 65.6 62.0-69.1 283 18.0 15.3-21.0 65 5.1 3.7- 6.9 24 2.2 1.3- 3.4 122 9.1 7.2-11.6
Yes 227 124 54.6 44.5-64.3 54 24.8 17.0-34.6 10 4.7 2.2- 9.8 5 1.6 0.5- 4.6 34 14.4 9.1-22.0
History of CVD**
Yes 483 334 71.2 65.5-76.4 91 17.3 13.3-22.2 16 4.3 2.2- 8.1 6 1.5 0.5- 4.2 36 5.7 3.9- 8.3
No 1,147 711 61.5 57.2-65.5 238 19.5 16.2-23.2 59 5.4 4.0- 7.4 23 2.3 1.4- 3.7 116 11.3 8.9-14.3
Binge Drinker
No 1,610 1,038 64.3 60.8-67.7 325 18.9 16.2-21.9 71 4.7 3.5- 6.3 27 1.9 1.2- 3.1 149 10.1 8.1-12.5
Yes 40 22 55.2 34.0-74.7 9 22.2 9.9-42.5 4 14.1 4.6-35.6 2 5.4 1.3-20.5 3 3.1 0.9-10.6
Heavy Drinker
No 1,632 1,053 64.5 61.0-67.8 329 18.8 16.2-21.8 73 4.9 3.6- 6.5 27 1.9 1.2- 3.0 150 9.9 8.0-12.3
Yes 18 9 43.0 18.4-71.7 5 31.4 10.0-65.3 2 16.5 3.5-52.2 1 7.7 1.0-39.5 1 1.4 0.2-10.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 237 172 73.8 65.1-80.9 33 12.4 7.7-19.4 4 2.3 0.6- 7.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9 25 10.5 6.2-17.2
No 1,385 862 61.7 57.9-65.4 299 20.4 17.5-23.8 69 5.5 4.1- 7.4 26 2.3 1.4- 3.6 129 10.0 7.9-12.6
Current Asthma
Yes 209 150 75.0 66.2-82.2 34 10.2 6.6-15.4 5 2.1 0.8- 5.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 19 11.8 6.5-20.5
No 1,445 912 62.6 58.8-66.2 299 20.1 17.2-23.3 70 5.5 4.1- 7.3 27 2.1 1.3- 3.3 137 9.8 7.8-12.2
Disability
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

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This question was asked of those who had been told they had diabetes by a doctor.

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

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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