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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 77 51 67.3 54.6-77.9 13 14.5 8.1-24.6 6 8.2 3.2-19.5 7 10.0 4.5-21.0
GENDER
Male 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
44-64 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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