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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 54 38 67.9 52.1-80.4 9 17.1 8.6-31.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 5 12.5 4.7-29.0
GENDER
Male 25 16 59.8 37.5-78.7 4 16.4 5.7-38.8 1 2.8 0.4-17.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 21.1 7.4-47.1
Female 29 22 76.4 56.0-89.2 5 17.9 7.2-38.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-14.6 1 3.4 0.5-20.7
RACE
White 46 34 73.1 56.7-84.9 8 19.8 9.8-36.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 2 4.1 0.9-16.3
Other 8 4 44.6 14.5-79.3 1 5.1 0.6-31.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 50.3 17.3-83.1
AGE
18-44 4 3 77.7 25.1-97.3 1 22.3 2.7-74.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 49 34 65.7 49.3-79.0 8 16.3 8.0-30.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 5 15.0 5.8-33.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 39 27 64.6 45.5-79.9 6 17.1 7.4-34.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 5 16.8 6.4-37.2
Some College + 15 11 77.4 50.9-91.9 3 17.1 5.2-43.5 1 5.5 0.8-31.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 39 29 71.2 51.9-85.0 6 15.4 6.5-32.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 13.4 4.4-34.2
$50,000+ 4 3 78.4 27.2-97.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 21.6 2.8-72.8 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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