SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes"

About how many times in the last year has a health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Once a year 2-3/year 4 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,794 290 16.8 14.7-19.1 437 25.8 23.3-28.5 621 33.1 30.4-35.9 446 24.4 21.9-27.0
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 52 12 27.2 15.2-44.0 13 28.5 15.4-46.7 13 19.7 11.1-32.6 14 24.5 13.3-40.8
Buncombe 32 7 23.2 10.6-43.5 6 23.7 10.1-46.2 14 40.8 23.6-60.6 5 12.3 4.9-27.6
Cabarrus 43 10 24.5 13.1-41.2 10 26.6 14.6-43.6 10 20.4 10.6-35.6 13 28.4 16.1-45.1
Catawba 55 12 27.0 14.7-44.2 13 23.1 13.1-37.3 13 22.9 13.0-37.1 17 27.0 16.0-41.9
Cumberland 39 5 17.9 7.3-37.5 13 35.2 20.8-52.9 13 29.2 16.5-46.3 8 17.8 8.4-33.7
Davidson 59 6 12.9 4.6-31.3 16 29.4 17.5-44.9 16 28.1 16.8-43.1 21 29.7 18.5-44.0
Durham 36 3 7.9 2.4-23.2 13 32.5 18.2-51.1 11 28.9 15.7-47.0 9 30.7 15.4-51.9
Forsyth 55 10 14.8 7.5-27.2 14 26.4 15.4-41.5 22 44.0 30.2-58.8 9 14.7 7.5-27.0
Gaston 52 11 14.8 7.7-26.5 11 17.6 9.3-30.9 18 38.6 24.5-54.8 12 29.0 15.5-47.7
Guilford 53 12 26.4 13.7-44.6 17 32.3 19.2-48.9 17 27.2 15.8-42.7 7 14.1 5.8-30.5
Iredell 35 3 7.0 2.1-20.8 10 28.4 14.5-48.0 9 22.1 10.6-40.3 13 42.5 24.7-62.5
Johnston 49 11 24.6 13.7-40.1 11 24.1 13.3-39.6 18 35.6 22.7-51.0 9 15.8 8.0-28.6
Mecklenburg 66 10 14.3 7.4-25.9 24 32.3 21.1-45.9 14 21.4 11.8-35.7 18 32.0 19.3-48.1
New Hanover 38 6 15.7 6.7-32.6 9 22.5 11.5-39.4 15 33.6 19.5-51.4 8 28.2 14.5-47.7
Onslow 46 9 24.2 12.1-42.6 9 18.9 8.7-36.4 20 38.1 24.1-54.4 8 18.8 8.9-35.5
Orange 30 5 8.0 3.1-19.4 7 36.0 16.0-62.4 15 49.1 27.8-70.7 3 6.8 2.0-20.7
Pitt 40 11 39.4 22.4-59.5 11 20.1 9.6-37.3 12 28.9 14.4-49.6 6 11.5 4.6-26.3
Randolph 29 5 16.5 6.5-35.9 5 20.1 8.0-42.1 10 34.6 18.9-54.6 9 28.8 14.8-48.5
Robeson 57 8 18.1 8.9-33.4 13 22.5 12.9-36.2 25 38.3 25.0-53.6 11 21.2 11.1-36.5
Rowan 75 13 19.0 10.7-31.3 13 17.0 9.7-28.2 27 37.6 25.5-51.5 22 26.4 17.0-38.5
Union 33 4 18.2 6.7-40.7 5 17.2 6.8-37.2 18 46.1 28.7-64.6 6 18.4 7.5-38.6
Wake 54 7 15.2 7.1-29.6 17 29.6 17.8-44.9 16 33.8 19.5-51.7 14 21.4 11.5-36.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 38 4 11.2 3.4-31.2 9 23.8 11.3-43.4 11 26.5 13.9-44.7 14 38.4 22.1-57.9
Northeast Partnership II 70 11 15.2 8.1-26.7 18 30.4 19.5-44.0 22 29.1 19.1-41.7 19 25.3 16.1-37.4
Northeast Partnership I 99 15 17.0 9.5-28.4 24 27.3 17.6-39.8 42 40.5 29.6-52.5 18 15.2 8.9-24.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 50 6 6.9 2.8-15.9 12 21.5 10.7-38.6 23 54.8 37.9-70.7 9 16.8 8.2-31.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 71 11 18.4 9.5-32.5 14 25.6 14.7-40.7 25 30.7 20.2-43.6 21 25.4 15.8-38.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 47 3 4.9 1.4-16.4 15 32.7 18.7-50.7 17 40.8 24.9-58.9 12 21.5 11.4-36.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 51 9 20.1 10.1-35.9 11 26.0 14.0-43.3 18 35.2 21.8-51.5 13 18.7 10.2-31.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 48 4 6.5 2.4-16.6 17 34.2 21.6-49.6 16 33.3 20.3-49.6 11 25.9 13.6-43.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 70 12 20.9 11.5-35.0 14 22.2 12.3-36.5 29 37.7 25.8-51.3 15 19.2 10.9-31.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 53 6 8.1 3.5-17.7 7 22.9 10.5-43.0 21 39.8 25.7-55.9 19 29.2 17.7-44.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 39 6 13.5 5.2-30.5 13 31.2 17.8-48.7 10 25.0 13.0-42.7 10 30.3 16.7-48.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 55 9 17.2 8.8-30.8 10 19.8 10.3-34.7 20 36.2 23.4-51.4 16 26.8 16.2-41.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 75 14 20.5 11.3-34.2 13 17.0 9.0-29.8 21 21.9 12.7-35.0 27 40.6 26.8-56.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 181 27 16.3 10.6-24.2 46 28.5 21.1-37.3 65 31.3 24.2-39.4 43 24.0 17.4-32.1
No 1,613 263 16.9 14.6-19.3 391 25.5 22.9-28.4 556 33.2 30.4-36.2 403 24.4 21.8-27.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 643 100 16.6 13.3-20.6 153 26.1 21.9-30.8 246 35.1 30.7-39.7 144 22.2 18.5-26.3
Piedmont 963 157 16.5 13.7-19.8 244 26.5 23.1-30.2 315 33.2 29.5-37.2 247 23.7 20.5-27.3
Western NC 188 33 18.3 12.5-25.8 40 22.4 16.1-30.3 60 27.8 21.0-35.8 55 31.6 23.7-40.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 107 21 21.2 13.2-32.2 19 18.7 11.3-29.5 35 26.7 18.0-37.7 32 33.4 22.5-46.4
Northwest 386 60 14.7 11.0-19.2 90 25.5 20.3-31.6 123 33.7 28.1-39.7 113 26.1 21.3-31.5
Charlotte 241 45 18.4 13.5-24.7 58 23.9 18.3-30.7 80 30.8 24.4-38.1 58 26.8 20.1-34.9
Greensboro 210 39 20.9 13.9-30.2 51 28.3 20.7-37.5 70 30.2 22.8-38.8 50 20.6 14.4-28.5
Southern Regional 193 26 17.0 11.0-25.2 52 28.3 21.0-37.1 73 32.8 25.5-41.1 42 21.8 15.6-29.6
Coastal 87 10 14.5 6.5-29.3 23 24.5 15.4-36.7 33 36.7 25.1-50.0 21 24.3 15.4-36.3
Wake 218 33 14.5 9.7-21.2 64 28.3 21.5-36.4 71 35.7 27.2-45.1 50 21.5 15.4-29.1
Area L 96 13 12.0 6.7-20.5 25 30.3 20.0-43.2 37 39.2 28.0-51.7 21 18.5 11.4-28.4
Eastern 256 43 16.9 12.1-23.2 55 24.6 18.1-32.6 99 34.7 28.1-42.0 59 23.7 17.7-31.0

Back to Diabetes.

^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, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 16AUG06.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook