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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 781 520 67.0 61.5-72.1 157 17.8 14.2-22.0 45 6.1 3.7-10.0 59 9.1 6.2-13.2
GENDER
Male 340 220 66.7 58.8-73.7 75 19.4 14.1-26.1 20 5.8 3.2-10.3 25 8.2 4.7-13.8
Female 441 300 67.4 59.4-74.4 82 16.3 11.8-22.0 25 6.5 2.9-13.6 34 9.9 5.8-16.5
RACE
White 551 357 65.9 59.7-71.5 117 20.1 15.7-25.3 37 6.0 3.9- 9.2 40 8.1 5.3-12.1
African American 203 143 72.6 61.7-81.3 38 15.7 9.5-24.8 *** *** *** 18 10.6 5.1-20.9
Other minorities 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 757 507 69.0 63.7-73.8 153 18.4 14.7-22.9 40 4.3 2.8- 6.4 57 8.4 5.6-12.3
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 128 92 73.3 62.2-82.2 17 11.3 5.9-20.7 *** *** *** 13 10.4 5.4-19.0
55-64 209 138 67.2 56.7-76.2 47 20.7 13.6-30.2 13 5.0 2.5-10.0 11 7.0 3.0-15.5
65-74 237 157 64.2 54.9-72.5 53 27.1 19.3-36.6 13 2.9 1.6- 5.1 14 5.9 3.1-11.0
75+ 184 *** *** *** 39 18.8 12.2-27.7 11 8.8 4.2-17.6 15 5.7 3.1-10.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 108 71.6 60.4-80.7 22 12.4 7.2-20.5 *** *** *** 12 10.6 5.1-20.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 171 62.6 52.0-72.1 62 21.0 14.2-29.9 19 5.1 2.6- 9.7 16 11.3 5.2-23.0
Some Post-H.S. 191 123 66.2 55.5-75.5 35 18.6 12.2-27.3 16 9.1 3.6-21.0 17 6.1 3.5-10.6
College Graduate 174 117 68.6 57.3-77.9 38 20.2 12.4-31.2 *** *** *** 14 8.0 4.1-14.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 *** *** *** 16 13.4 6.6-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 147 *** *** *** 31 19.1 11.0-31.0 *** *** *** 14 11.7 5.4-23.3
$25,000- 34,999 90 *** *** *** 16 12.3 6.3-22.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 *** *** *** 19 15.4 8.0-27.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 161 *** *** *** 45 24.9 16.4-35.9 13 9.0 4.5-16.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 390 278 69.1 61.0-76.2 71 18.6 13.3-25.5 16 6.3 2.7-14.1 25 6.0 3.5-10.1
No 357 220 65.0 56.9-72.4 79 17.2 12.5-23.2 28 6.3 3.6-10.8 30 11.5 6.7-19.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 6.7 3.4-13.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 631 420 67.3 61.1-73.0 128 16.5 12.9-20.9 32 6.0 3.2-10.9 51 10.2 6.7-15.2

Back to Diabetes.

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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