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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,052 709 67.6 63.2-71.6 204 20.1 16.7-23.8 59 5.2 3.7- 7.2 80 7.2 5.3- 9.7
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,030 696 68.2 63.8-72.2 199 19.8 16.5-23.6 57 5.2 3.6- 7.2 78 6.9 5.1- 9.2
AGE
18-34 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 124 89 81.0 71.8-87.7 19 12.4 6.9-21.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 273 172 61.7 52.5-70.1 66 25.5 18.6-34.0 19 7.6 4.2-13.4 16 5.2 2.5-10.6
65-74 322 222 64.0 55.8-71.5 65 26.3 19.4-34.5 16 2.7 1.6- 4.6 19 6.9 3.6-12.9
75+ 270 185 68.7 59.9-76.3 48 18.3 12.5-26.0 14 6.4 3.2-12.3 23 6.6 3.9-11.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 132 72.9 63.5-80.7 35 17.7 11.6-25.9 *** *** *** 14 6.1 3.0-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 360 239 66.1 58.2-73.2 79 23.4 17.5-30.6 22 4.6 2.5- 8.4 20 5.8 2.9-11.5
Some Post-H.S. 283 185 66.3 58.3-73.5 49 19.8 14.0-27.3 23 6.5 4.0-10.5 26 7.3 4.5-11.9
College Graduate 220 150 64.0 53.5-73.4 41 18.0 11.3-27.4 *** *** *** 20 11.5 6.5-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 160 *** *** *** 23 16.6 10.1-26.1 *** *** *** 13 11.1 5.0-23.1
$15,000- 24,999 203 139 69.4 59.0-78.1 38 19.0 12.3-28.2 *** *** *** 18 7.3 3.7-14.0
$25,000- 34,999 128 *** *** *** 26 22.1 13.6-33.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 124 *** *** *** 24 20.4 12.0-32.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 121 *** *** *** 29 19.9 12.4-30.5 12 10.5 4.8-21.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 533 381 68.2 62.0-73.8 94 20.2 15.5-25.9 24 4.5 2.7- 7.4 34 7.1 4.5-10.9
No 471 296 66.8 60.2-72.8 102 20.6 15.8-26.3 34 6.1 3.8- 9.7 39 6.5 4.2- 9.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 220 152 69.2 59.8-77.3 42 19.9 13.3-28.6 16 5.8 3.2-10.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 832 557 67.2 62.3-71.8 162 20.1 16.4-24.4 43 5.0 3.4- 7.4 70 7.7 5.6-10.6

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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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