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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-MALES

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
-MALES 588 387 68.3 62.6-73.5 120 18.3 14.3-23.0 41 6.5 4.3- 9.9 40 6.9 4.5-10.6
RACE
White 455 295 67.2 60.6-73.1 98 19.8 15.2-25.3 31 5.7 3.6- 9.1 31 7.3 4.4-11.7
African American 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 79 59 81.7 70.5-89.3 11 11.1 5.4-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 167 *** *** *** 44 26.5 17.8-37.4 15 7.5 3.8-14.3 *** *** ***
65-74 192 131 67.7 57.5-76.4 38 19.3 12.6-28.2 11 6.2 2.7-13.8 12 6.9 3.1-14.6
75+ 123 *** *** *** 24 15.9 9.2-26.0 *** *** *** 11 6.1 2.8-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** 19 14.7 8.4-24.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 187 119 66.0 55.1-75.5 41 21.1 13.8-31.0 14 6.2 3.0-12.6 13 6.7 2.9-14.7
Some Post-H.S. 143 93 69.0 58.1-78.2 27 18.0 10.9-28.1 13 6.4 3.2-12.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 159 *** *** *** 33 19.3 11.7-30.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 93 *** *** *** 16 14.5 7.6-25.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 84 *** *** *** 16 11.9 6.1-22.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 90 *** *** *** 18 17.2 9.4-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 282 196 71.2 63.1-78.1 54 18.1 12.6-25.4 15 3.9 2.0- 7.5 17 6.8 3.6-12.4
No 280 174 65.3 56.5-73.1 61 19.3 13.6-26.6 25 9.3 5.4-15.5 20 6.1 3.2-11.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 178 71.0 62.3-78.4 48 17.8 11.8-25.8 21 6.1 3.5-10.3 14 5.1 2.5-10.4
Non-Veteran 327 209 66.7 59.0-73.6 72 18.6 13.6-24.8 20 6.8 3.8-11.9 26 8.0 4.7-13.3

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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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