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2013 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 1,272 876 69.7 66.2-72.9 206 15.8 13.3-18.6 73 5.2 3.9- 6.9 117 9.4 7.4-11.8
-Piedmont NC 705 468 64.9 60.1-69.5 129 19.9 16.3-24.1 36 5.4 3.6- 7.9 72 9.8 7.2-13.2
GENDER
Male 300 189 62.1 55.0-68.7 54 19.1 14.0-25.4 21 7.0 4.3-11.3 36 11.8 8.0-17.1
Female 405 279 67.7 61.0-73.8 75 20.8 15.9-26.8 *** *** *** 36 7.7 4.6-12.6
RACE
White 486 306 61.4 55.6-66.9 94 21.0 16.6-26.2 32 7.5 5.0-11.2 54 10.0 7.1-13.9
African American 190 142 69.7 59.7-78.1 30 18.9 12.4-27.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 684 458 65.1 60.2-69.8 122 19.8 16.0-24.1 35 5.7 3.8- 8.4 69 9.4 6.9-12.9
AGE
18-34 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 133 85 63.8 53.4-73.0 26 17.9 11.6-26.8 *** *** *** 15 12.6 6.9-21.9
55-64 171 122 70.6 61.1-78.6 27 16.4 10.4-24.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 209 135 61.6 52.6-70.0 42 25.9 18.5-35.0 *** *** *** 19 6.8 3.8-11.7
75+ 177 116 61.0 51.1-70.1 32 22.7 15.1-32.7 *** *** *** 21 11.3 6.4-19.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 145 104 66.4 55.8-75.7 18 17.3 10.5-27.2 *** *** *** 18 12.0 6.8-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 235 154 64.1 55.7-71.7 52 23.9 17.5-31.7 *** *** *** 20 8.4 4.8-14.3
Some Post-H.S. 175 119 65.3 55.3-74.1 32 19.9 13.1-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 148 89 62.8 52.3-72.3 27 16.9 10.6-25.7 *** *** *** 20 12.0 6.7-20.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 166 112 66.8 56.7-75.5 30 18.6 12.0-27.8 *** *** *** 20 12.5 7.3-20.7
$25,000- 34,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 128 *** *** *** 28 25.2 16.9-35.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 360 249 69.4 62.6-75.4 65 20.2 15.0-26.6 *** *** *** 33 7.4 4.7-11.4
No 338 213 60.4 53.4-67.0 63 19.7 14.9-25.7 23 7.7 4.8-12.2 39 12.2 8.1-17.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 *** *** *** 25 18.5 11.7-28.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 582 391 65.5 60.1-70.5 104 20.2 16.2-25.0 28 4.9 3.1- 7.6 59 9.4 6.6-13.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 287 185 63.8 56.0-70.8 61 22.3 16.6-29.2 *** *** *** 29 9.9 6.1-15.8
No 418 283 65.5 59.3-71.3 68 18.7 14.2-24.2 24 6.1 3.8- 9.7 43 9.7 6.5-14.2

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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 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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.

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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