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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

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

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  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 1,898 362 19.7 17.4-22.3 484 26.3 23.5-29.4 596 31.1 28.2-34.1 456 22.8 20.3-25.6
-Eastern NC 707 128 18.7 15.2-22.7 168 24.8 20.6-29.7 235 31.0 26.8-35.4 176 25.5 21.6-29.9
GENDER
Male 271 58 20.6 15.4-27.0 74 28.9 21.7-37.3 75 24.5 18.8-31.2 64 26.0 19.9-33.3
Female 436 70 16.9 12.6-22.1 94 20.9 16.8-25.8 160 37.2 31.6-43.0 112 25.0 20.5-30.2
RACE
White 387 76 20.0 15.3-25.7 91 26.7 20.3-34.3 117 26.6 21.3-32.5 103 26.7 21.4-32.8
African American 261 43 16.5 11.8-22.5 60 21.8 16.3-28.5 101 38.3 31.4-45.8 57 23.4 17.5-30.6
Other Minorities 56 8 21.2 9.0-42.3 17 29.0 16.5-45.7 15 20.2 10.4-35.5 16 29.7 16.6-47.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 4 19.4 5.2-51.2 6 35.8 15.3-63.3 10 41.7 20.2-66.9 1 3.1 0.4-19.7
Non-Hispanic 682 123 18.5 15.1-22.6 162 24.4 20.1-29.4 222 30.4 26.2-34.9 175 26.6 22.6-31.2
AGE
25-34 10 2 15.4 2.9-53.1 3 57.1 21.9-86.4 2 12.8 2.7-43.9 3 14.7 3.6-43.9
35-44 38 5 15.3 6.2-33.1 9 17.8 8.8-32.9 15 37.3 21.8-56.0 9 29.5 14.8-50.3
45-54 122 25 24.2 15.8-35.3 27 19.3 12.5-28.7 35 26.7 18.2-37.4 35 29.8 20.8-40.6
55-64 194 41 21.1 14.8-29.1 51 24.9 18.4-32.6 55 29.7 22.3-38.4 47 24.4 17.6-32.6
65-74 196 32 14.1 9.5-20.3 46 27.1 20.1-35.4 78 39.1 31.2-47.6 40 19.7 13.9-27.3
75+ 143 21 14.7 9.1-22.8 31 23.4 16.1-32.7 49 31.3 23.3-40.6 42 30.6 22.5-40.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 197 36 19.6 13.2-28.1 29 16.6 10.9-24.3 73 31.6 24.5-39.7 59 32.2 24.4-41.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 215 40 22.8 16.2-31.3 55 23.5 17.6-30.6 69 29.9 22.9-38.1 51 23.7 17.4-31.5
Some Post-H.S. 168 29 15.3 9.9-23.0 51 35.3 24.1-48.4 48 26.7 18.6-36.7 40 22.7 15.3-32.4
College Graduate 126 23 15.0 9.4-23.1 33 26.7 18.0-37.7 44 36.7 26.8-47.8 26 21.6 14.2-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 23 19.8 12.0-30.9 25 17.7 11.0-27.1 59 41.0 31.1-51.7 32 21.5 14.4-30.8
$15,000- 24,999 157 29 16.8 11.2-24.5 44 30.9 22.7-40.5 44 23.5 16.9-31.8 40 28.8 20.4-38.8
$25,000- 34,999 91 20 31.5 19.8-46.1 19 15.4 9.2-24.7 28 33.0 22.4-45.7 24 20.1 12.8-30.3
$35,000- 49,999 85 17 17.7 10.2-29.1 19 24.7 15.1-37.7 27 30.6 19.5-44.7 22 26.9 16.5-40.6
$50,000-74,999 57 7 12.0 5.4-24.6 19 30.9 19.0-46.0 17 30.9 17.7-48.1 14 26.2 14.8-42.0
$75,000+ 65 16 20.7 11.8-33.8 17 27.2 16.0-42.3 15 22.2 12.7-35.7 17 29.9 18.1-45.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 446 79 18.1 13.9-23.2 99 22.1 17.8-27.1 164 36.0 30.5-41.8 104 23.8 19.0-29.4
No 246 47 18.9 13.6-25.7 63 28.4 20.1-38.5 67 23.1 17.3-30.1 69 29.6 22.8-37.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 29 20.0 13.1-29.2 46 30.8 22.6-40.4 39 25.4 17.7-35.1 25 23.8 15.4-34.8
Non-Veteran 567 98 17.7 14.0-22.1 122 23.4 18.5-29.2 196 32.7 27.9-37.8 151 26.2 21.9-31.0

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*Respondents with diabetes who reported having no feet were NOT asked this question.

^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.

**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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