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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

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 821 537 64.5 60.5-68.3 152 18.4 15.5-21.8 61 7.3 5.5- 9.8 71 9.8 7.6-12.5
Region 1 & 2 121 85 69.7 58.0-79.3 19 13.2 7.1-23.4 9 8.6 3.9-18.1 8 8.4 3.7-17.9
GENDER
Male 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 99 *** *** *** 15 14.1 7.3-25.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 60 *** *** *** 12 13.1 6.6-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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