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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 485 283 60.7 54.5-66.6 125 22.7 18.2-28.0 28 6.2 4.0- 9.6 12 2.6 1.3- 5.0 37 7.7 4.8-12.2
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 13 72.7 41.7-90.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 27.3 9.2-58.3
Non-Hispanic 1,152 719 62.6 58.5-66.4 249 19.7 16.8-23.0 58 5.6 4.0- 7.8 22 2.5 1.5- 4.1 104 9.6 7.4-12.4
AGE
18-44 59 34 64.2 49.4-76.7 10 13.2 6.7-24.5 6 8.0 3.1-18.8 0 0.0 . - . 9 14.6 7.1-27.6
45-54 130 78 56.7 44.8-67.9 30 23.8 15.3-35.2 8 6.1 2.6-13.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.7 12 11.0 5.2-21.6
55-64 340 211 65.0 57.9-71.5 72 18.9 14.2-24.8 18 4.8 2.7- 8.3 8 2.7 1.2- 5.8 31 8.6 5.3-13.7
65+ 639 408 63.2 58.2-68.0 137 19.8 16.2-23.9 26 5.2 3.1- 8.5 11 2.9 1.4- 5.7 57 9.0 6.4-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 243 163 66.5 56.8-74.9 45 15.2 10.4-21.8 10 6.5 2.9-14.2 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 22 9.6 5.2-17.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 393 248 61.4 54.4-67.9 91 23.2 17.7-29.7 14 4.0 2.0- 7.9 5 1.7 0.7- 4.2 35 9.7 6.3-14.8
Some Post-H.S. 267 168 62.1 53.7-69.7 46 16.1 11.1-22.7 18 7.0 3.9-12.1 10 4.7 2.2- 9.5 25 10.3 6.0-17.1
College Graduate 269 155 62.0 54.1-69.3 67 21.3 15.9-27.8 16 5.4 3.1- 9.0 4 1.6 0.4- 6.7 27 9.8 5.8-16.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 137 68.5 58.2-77.2 25 9.5 5.8-15.1 5 6.1 2.2-15.6 3 3.6 1.1-10.9 22 12.4 7.2-20.4
$15,000- 24,999 226 153 66.2 56.9-74.5 47 17.9 12.5-25.1 11 6.0 2.7-12.7 4 2.5 0.7- 8.6 11 7.3 3.6-14.5
$25,000- 34,999 147 91 58.3 46.4-69.2 36 30.2 19.9-43.0 8 4.2 1.7-10.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 11 6.1 2.8-12.6
$35,000- 49,999 157 91 57.2 46.4-67.4 40 26.4 18.2-36.6 11 4.2 2.1- 8.1 2 1.1 0.2- 5.5 13 11.1 5.1-22.5
$50,000- 74,999 118 70 59.1 46.7-70.5 26 21.8 13.3-33.8 4 2.6 0.9- 7.3 4 4.6 1.6-12.6 14 11.8 5.5-23.5
$75,000+ 153 75 54.8 44.6-64.6 41 20.0 13.7-28.2 15 11.5 6.4-19.9 5 2.9 1.0- 8.6 17 10.8 6.0-18.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 712 467 67.1 62.2-71.7 144 17.5 14.3-21.2 31 4.8 3.0- 7.6 12 2.3 1.2- 4.4 58 8.3 5.8-11.7
No 425 248 56.8 50.0-63.4 98 22.1 17.0-28.3 25 6.8 4.2-10.8 8 2.2 0.9- 5.0 46 12.1 8.2-17.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 216 121 56.2 47.5-64.6 61 24.9 18.5-32.6 14 7.5 3.9-14.1 6 4.0 1.6- 9.6 14 7.4 3.5-15.0
Non-Veteran 956 613 64.2 59.8-68.5 188 18.2 15.0-21.8 44 5.1 3.4- 7.4 16 2.1 1.2- 3.8 95 10.4 7.9-13.6

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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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