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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 33 20 56.9 37.7-74.2 5 18.3 7.4-38.6 3 7.3 2.2-21.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 17.5 6.7-38.2
GENDER
Male 14 7 39.2 17.4-66.3 3 29.1 9.5-61.4 1 7.1 1.0-37.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 24.7 7.2-58.0
Female 19 13 71.6 46.4-88.0 2 9.4 2.3-31.5 2 7.5 1.6-28.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.5 2.5-39.6
RACE
White 27 15 51.4 31.1-71.2 5 23.1 9.5-46.3 3 9.3 2.8-26.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.3 5.4-40.0
Other 5 4 73.9 22.7-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 26.1 3.5-77.3
AGE
18-44 5 2 34.6 7.4-77.6 1 24.1 3.4-74.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 41.3 10.0-81.7
45+ 28 18 65.0 44.9-80.9 4 16.2 6.1-36.4 3 10.0 3.0-28.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.8 2.7-25.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 21 13 59.9 35.7-80.0 2 8.9 2.2-30.1 2 9.3 2.3-31.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 21.9 7.5-49.5
Some College + 12 7 51.3 23.1-78.6 3 36.0 12.2-69.5 1 3.6 0.5-22.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.1 1.3-44.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 25 16 64.4 42.0-81.9 3 16.6 5.1-42.6 3 10.1 3.0-28.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.9 2.6-26.1
$50,000+ 5 2 31.2 6.5-74.8 2 33.8 7.3-76.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 35.0 5.6-83.0

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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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