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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Diabetes

About how often do you check your feet for any sores or irritations? 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 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,798 1,306 71.9 69.1-74.5 314 17.9 15.7-20.3 34 1.7 1.1- 2.5 11 0.8 0.3- 1.8 133 7.8 6.3- 9.7
-Alamance County 52 43 82.3 66.3-91.6 6 9.3 4.0-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.5 2.2-27.3
GENDER
Male 17 12 71.3 40.4-90.1 3 11.6 3.3-33.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.1 3.4-54.4
Female 35 31 89.4 74.1-96.1 3 7.8 2.4-22.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.4-17.9
RACE
White 39 33 83.4 63.2-93.6 5 9.5 3.7-22.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.1 1.0-36.2
Other 13 10 78.6 49.0-93.3 1 8.6 1.2-42.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.8 3.0-40.9
AGE
18-44 10 6 59.6 26.3-85.9 2 14.0 3.2-44.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 26.4 6.0-66.9
45+ 42 37 90.8 78.6-96.4 4 7.5 2.6-19.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 29 21 73.9 51.1-88.5 5 12.2 4.7-28.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 13.9 3.7-40.5
Some College + 22 21 95.1 72.0-99.3 1 4.9 0.7-28.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 27 21 75.9 50.7-90.6 4 11.0 3.8-27.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.1 2.7-45.2
$50,000+ 9 8 91.8 56.4-99.0 1 8.2 1.0-43.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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Respondents who reported having no feet excluded for this table.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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