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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 303 194 65.9 58.9-72.3 62 18.9 14.2-24.9 14 4.1 2.3- 7.3 7 3.1 1.2- 7.8 26 7.9 5.0-12.3
GENDER
Male 126 74 64.7 54.2-74.0 29 22.0 14.7-31.6 7 4.5 2.0- 9.9 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1 13 7.3 3.7-14.0
Female 177 120 67.1 57.6-75.4 33 15.8 10.4-23.4 7 3.7 1.6- 8.3 4 4.9 1.5-14.3 13 8.5 4.6-15.3
RACE
White 265 168 65.1 57.7-71.9 56 19.8 14.7-26.1 12 4.0 2.1- 7.3 7 3.4 1.3- 8.6 22 7.7 4.7-12.3
African American 12 10 86.0 50.1-97.4 1 11.2 1.5-51.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.8 0.4-19.4
Other Minorities 25 16 60.3 29.7-84.5 5 11.7 2.8-37.7 1 8.9 1.2-43.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 19.1 4.5-54.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 297 189 65.4 58.3-71.9 62 19.3 14.4-25.3 14 4.2 2.4- 7.4 7 3.2 1.2- 7.9 25 7.9 5.0-12.4
AGE
18-44 22 15 74.4 50.0-89.4 4 16.5 5.4-40.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.5 2.0-29.5
45-54 42 26 55.8 37.7-72.5 8 22.4 11.2-39.9 3 6.9 2.2-19.7 2 9.5 2.3-32.3 3 5.4 1.2-21.5
55-64 81 50 66.9 54.3-77.5 19 21.8 13.3-33.7 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4 3 2.7 0.7- 9.6 8 7.3 3.2-15.9
65+ 158 103 66.9 57.8-74.8 31 16.5 11.0-24.1 9 5.9 2.9-11.7 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8 13 9.2 5.0-16.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 56 73.5 58.8-84.4 8 14.8 7.0-28.4 3 3.4 0.8-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.3 3.2-19.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 107 70 71.8 60.8-80.7 25 18.3 11.4-28.1 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6 0 0.0 . - . 10 8.6 4.3-16.4
Some Post-H.S. 67 37 51.6 36.7-66.2 17 24.2 13.6-39.4 4 5.8 2.0-15.8 5 12.8 4.7-30.4 4 5.6 1.5-19.0
College Graduate 56 31 59.5 44.0-73.3 12 19.2 10.1-33.5 5 10.3 4.2-23.1 2 2.2 0.4-12.0 6 8.8 3.1-22.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 50 76.6 62.1-86.7 6 8.7 3.4-20.6 3 6.0 1.8-18.5 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.7 3.6-19.6
$15,000- 24,999 62 36 54.6 38.5-69.7 19 28.7 16.8-44.6 3 4.5 1.2-15.9 1 6.9 1.0-35.1 3 5.3 1.4-18.1
$25,000- 34,999 35 21 52.3 33.7-70.3 11 40.7 23.7-60.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 1 5.1 0.7-28.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
$35,000- 49,999 36 20 51.6 33.2-69.6 10 36.5 20.2-56.7 4 10.0 3.4-26.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.9 0.3-10.1
$50,000-74,999 23 12 61.3 36.3-81.4 5 8.9 2.6-26.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.2 0.6-24.8 5 25.6 9.4-53.4
$75,000+ 24 10 59.2 36.1-78.9 5 10.7 3.6-27.6 3 10.1 3.1-28.2 3 6.9 1.8-23.6 3 13.1 3.7-37.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 184 122 66.8 57.8-74.6 36 19.5 13.5-27.3 9 4.0 1.9- 8.3 3 3.1 0.8-11.6 14 6.7 3.5-12.2
No 107 65 66.3 54.1-76.7 24 18.3 11.0-29.0 4 3.8 1.4-10.1 3 1.9 0.5- 7.0 11 9.7 4.7-18.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 56 30 51.4 36.8-65.8 17 31.0 19.0-46.2 5 8.2 3.3-18.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 3 7.8 2.3-23.3
Non-Veteran 247 164 69.6 61.9-76.4 45 15.9 11.1-22.2 9 3.1 1.5- 6.5 6 3.5 1.3- 9.4 23 7.9 4.9-12.7

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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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