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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
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
-Piedmont NC 861 537 62.8 58.2-67.3 188 20.6 16.9-24.8 41 5.0 3.3- 7.3 18 2.4 1.4- 4.0 77 9.3 7.0-12.1
GENDER
Male 340 190 57.8 50.1-65.1 95 26.2 19.9-33.8 16 4.5 2.4- 8.2 11 3.8 1.9- 7.2 28 7.7 4.8-12.2
Female 521 347 67.3 61.7-72.5 93 15.6 12.0-20.0 25 5.4 3.2- 8.8 7 1.1 0.5- 2.6 49 10.6 7.5-14.7
RACE
White 608 370 61.1 55.7-66.2 143 22.0 18.0-26.6 32 5.8 3.6- 9.0 13 2.9 1.6- 5.4 50 8.2 5.8-11.4
African American 218 146 68.6 60.2-75.9 36 13.7 9.2-20.0 8 4.2 1.9- 9.0 4 1.1 0.4- 3.4 24 12.3 7.6-19.3
Other Minorities 26 17 54.9 25.6-81.2 5 36.7 11.9-71.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.4-20.8 3 5.2 1.2-20.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 17 55.8 24.8-82.8 4 36.2 10.8-72.7 1 1.0 0.1- 7.6 1 2.7 0.3-17.7 2 4.4 0.7-22.1
Non-Hispanic 831 516 63.0 58.5-67.3 183 19.8 16.6-23.5 40 5.2 3.5- 7.7 17 2.4 1.4- 4.1 75 9.6 7.3-12.6
AGE
18-44 51 29 60.3 41.3-76.7 6 18.3 6.1-43.6 5 8.8 3.4-21.3 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3 10 11.5 5.5-22.6
45-54 115 71 63.1 51.3-73.5 29 23.4 15.4-34.0 8 6.7 2.8-15.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 6 5.9 2.2-14.8
55-64 268 171 66.0 58.5-72.7 58 20.1 14.7-26.9 14 4.7 2.5- 8.9 4 1.9 0.7- 5.4 21 7.3 4.5-11.6
65+ 423 264 61.2 54.9-67.2 94 20.2 15.8-25.4 14 2.8 1.5- 5.3 11 3.6 1.7- 7.4 40 12.1 8.1-17.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 119 65.5 55.9-74.0 41 17.5 12.0-24.8 7 4.9 1.8-12.6 5 3.2 1.2- 8.2 18 8.9 5.1-15.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 267 171 64.2 56.2-71.5 61 22.9 16.8-30.4 12 4.6 2.2- 9.2 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 18 6.0 3.5-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 207 140 68.4 59.5-76.2 30 12.3 7.7-19.1 14 7.5 3.9-13.8 4 1.1 0.3- 3.2 19 10.7 6.2-17.9
College Graduate 197 107 52.1 41.7-62.4 56 29.3 19.5-41.4 8 2.9 1.3- 6.0 4 3.0 1.0- 9.1 22 12.7 7.3-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 108 70.3 59.5-79.2 19 11.8 6.4-20.7 2 1.9 0.4- 9.0 4 3.9 1.4-10.5 16 12.2 6.9-20.5
$15,000- 24,999 171 114 68.7 58.6-77.2 33 17.2 11.4-25.3 7 5.8 2.2-14.6 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 13 7.4 3.7-14.2
$25,000- 34,999 106 67 62.4 49.7-73.6 24 23.9 15.0-35.9 7 4.8 2.1-10.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.0 3.5-21.2
$35,000- 49,999 125 72 56.1 41.5-69.7 33 29.2 16.2-46.9 9 4.8 2.3- 9.7 3 2.5 0.7- 8.8 8 7.5 3.3-16.2
$50,000-74,999 91 44 46.4 33.7-59.5 27 28.8 18.3-42.3 5 7.3 2.7-18.2 2 2.8 0.6-11.5 13 14.7 7.2-27.7
$75,000+ 98 52 57.6 45.5-68.9 30 24.9 16.3-36.0 7 8.0 3.3-18.2 2 3.0 0.7-12.7 7 6.5 2.6-15.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 517 341 67.1 60.8-72.8 100 18.3 13.5-24.3 21 3.6 2.0- 6.2 11 2.2 1.1- 4.2 44 8.9 6.1-12.7
No 323 184 56.5 49.2-63.5 84 24.4 18.8-30.9 18 7.2 4.1-12.3 7 2.8 1.2- 6.5 30 9.1 5.8-14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 81 55.7 45.4-65.6 41 27.1 18.9-37.4 7 3.5 1.6- 7.7 5 5.6 2.1-14.1 12 8.0 3.8-16.0
Non-Veteran 715 456 64.2 59.0-69.0 147 19.4 15.4-24.1 34 5.2 3.4- 8.0 13 1.8 0.9- 3.3 65 9.5 7.0-12.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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