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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 897 639 69.2 63.9-74.0 154 18.0 14.4-22.2 37 4.8 2.7- 8.7 67 8.0 5.3-11.7
RACE
White 597 414 68.0 62.1-73.3 106 20.3 15.8-25.7 28 4.6 2.8- 7.4 49 7.2 4.9-10.3
African American 242 181 74.9 64.5-83.1 39 14.9 9.1-23.2 *** *** *** 16 8.9 3.8-19.7
Other Minorities 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 118 *** *** *** 20 16.4 8.8-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 242 173 73.0 63.7-80.6 44 17.9 11.7-26.5 *** *** *** 16 6.0 3.0-11.6
65-74 251 182 65.6 56.0-74.1 46 26.6 18.7-36.4 *** *** *** 13 5.8 2.7-12.0
75+ 218 154 67.6 57.0-76.7 39 21.1 13.5-31.4 *** *** *** 18 5.6 3.1- 9.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 156 74.4 65.4-81.8 38 16.1 10.5-23.9 *** *** *** 17 7.2 3.6-14.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 314 224 66.5 56.2-75.5 60 21.8 14.9-30.8 14 3.2 1.4- 7.1 16 8.5 3.2-20.6
Some Post-H.S. 222 155 66.6 55.9-75.7 32 18.0 11.8-26.7 15 9.6 3.8-22.4 20 5.8 3.3- 9.7
College Graduate 144 *** *** *** 24 13.8 7.8-23.1 *** *** *** 14 14.7 7.3-27.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 173 77.5 66.6-85.7 28 13.4 8.3-21.0 *** *** *** 15 7.6 2.5-21.0
$15,000- 24,999 198 *** *** *** 37 21.1 13.1-32.2 *** *** *** 15 7.9 3.3-17.6
$25,000- 34,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 488 366 68.3 60.8-75.0 74 20.0 14.7-26.5 18 6.3 2.8-13.5 30 5.4 3.3- 8.8
No 370 247 70.1 62.2-77.0 73 15.5 11.2-21.0 19 3.3 1.9- 5.8 31 11.1 6.1-19.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 881 627 69.6 64.4-74.4 150 17.3 13.9-21.4 37 4.9 2.7- 8.9 67 8.1 5.5-11.9

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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