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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 261 179 66.7 58.9-73.7 47 21.4 15.4-28.8 14 4.8 2.6- 8.5 21 7.1 4.3-11.5
GENDER
Male 102 *** *** *** 20 21.0 12.6-32.8 12 9.6 4.9-17.7 *** *** ***
Female 159 114 68.4 58.1-77.2 27 21.6 14.0-31.9 *** *** *** 16 8.8 4.9-15.1
RACE
White 231 158 66.7 58.4-74.2 43 22.4 16.0-30.5 *** *** *** 20 7.1 4.3-11.6
Other minorities 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 252 175 66.9 58.9-74.0 45 21.6 15.5-29.3 12 4.3 2.2- 8.1 20 7.2 4.3-11.7
AGE
18-34 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 137 *** *** *** 21 21.2 13.4-31.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 218 150 66.5 57.7-74.2 40 22.1 15.5-30.5 *** *** *** 20 8.2 4.9-13.2

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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