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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 Less than once a week Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,485 1,026 68.8 64.9-72.4 274 18.1 15.4-21.2 78 5.6 3.9- 8.0 107 7.5 5.6-10.0
-Eastern NC 443 327 73.0 66.3-78.8 70 17.4 12.7-23.5 19 5.0 2.7- 8.8 27 4.6 2.6- 8.0
GENDER
Male 146 102 73.5 62.4-82.2 25 14.7 8.6-23.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 297 225 72.6 64.0-79.8 45 19.5 13.1-28.0 *** *** *** 17 4.3 2.1- 8.6
RACE
White 270 194 71.1 62.3-78.5 44 18.7 12.6-26.8 12 4.5 2.1- 9.2 20 5.8 3.0-10.8
African American 129 *** *** *** 18 16.0 8.6-27.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 428 317 74.6 68.0-80.3 66 15.8 11.3-21.6 19 5.1 2.8- 9.2 26 4.5 2.5- 8.0
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 77 *** *** *** 11 11.5 5.2-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 133 *** *** *** 20 18.2 10.2-30.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 *** *** *** 19 15.2 8.1-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 155 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 243 184 71.3 61.7-79.2 36 19.5 12.7-28.7 *** *** *** 13 5.3 2.4-11.5
No 179 128 74.0 63.6-82.2 31 15.6 9.4-24.7 *** *** *** 11 3.9 1.8- 8.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 84 *** *** *** 16 14.0 7.0-26.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 359 266 71.9 64.3-78.5 54 18.2 12.8-25.2 17 5.8 3.2-10.5 22 4.0 2.2- 7.2

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This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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