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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 462 84 18.9 14.5-24.2 120 24.5 19.7-30.0 168 37.3 31.2-43.9 90 19.3 14.5-25.2
GENDER
Males 144 29 19.8 13.0-29.0 44 27.2 19.5-36.6 50 36.6 26.7-47.8 21 16.3 9.1-27.6
Females 318 55 18.1 12.8-25.0 76 22.4 16.7-29.3 118 37.9 30.5-45.8 69 21.6 15.9-28.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 1 35.9 5.4-84.7 1 29.9 4.1-81.1 2 34.2 6.6-79.2 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 456 83 18.9 14.5-24.2 118 24.3 19.5-29.8 165 37.4 31.2-44.0 90 19.5 14.6-25.4
AGE
25-34 8 1 9.3 1.2-46.8 1 17.2 2.3-64.3 3 52.1 17.5-84.8 3 21.5 5.6-55.6
35-44 41 8 18.6 8.7-35.4 9 14.8 6.5-30.1 16 46.7 28.7-65.6 8 19.9 8.5-40.0
45-54 96 20 23.7 13.5-38.3 20 18.5 10.9-29.7 33 27.4 17.6-39.9 23 30.3 17.2-47.7
55-64 121 25 20.7 12.7-31.7 33 24.0 15.2-35.8 43 38.8 26.6-52.5 20 16.6 10.1-26.1
65-74 117 18 13.7 8.0-22.5 33 31.8 21.9-43.6 48 42.2 31.2-54.0 18 12.3 6.7-21.5
75+ 75 10 16.6 7.7-32.2 22 35.1 22.5-50.2 25 33.1 20.8-48.2 18 15.3 8.9-24.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 131 22 14.7 9.0-23.1 24 21.7 13.8-32.3 53 35.8 26.9-45.8 32 27.8 19.2-38.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 157 32 24.0 16.0-34.3 44 23.4 16.1-32.7 54 36.6 27.0-47.5 27 15.9 8.5-28.0
Some Post-H.S. 91 18 25.1 14.6-39.7 29 28.8 18.4-42.2 27 22.5 12.9-36.3 17 23.5 12.7-39.4
College Graduate 81 12 7.3 3.6-14.0 22 23.8 13.4-38.5 33 57.3 41.6-71.7 14 11.6 6.0-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 16 12.9 7.0-22.6 25 24.6 15.2-37.5 50 46.6 34.5-59.1 24 15.9 9.5-25.2
$15,000- 24,999 107 17 16.2 8.1-29.6 36 24.3 15.9-35.3 35 27.9 17.7-41.1 19 31.6 17.9-49.4
$25,000- 34,999 51 14 29.2 16.6-46.1 12 31.1 16.8-50.3 13 26.5 15.0-42.4 12 13.1 6.7-24.1
$35,000- 49,999 50 11 31.1 16.3-51.2 13 18.1 9.5-31.5 17 34.9 19.4-54.5 9 15.8 6.3-34.7
$50,000-74,999 28 5 18.2 6.6-41.3 7 28.0 12.3-52.0 11 37.7 18.5-61.7 5 16.1 6.0-36.6
$75,000+ 33 7 15.9 6.6-33.5 7 21.5 9.2-42.6 13 47.4 26.7-69.0 6 15.2 5.6-34.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 278 45 16.6 11.2-23.9 70 22.4 16.7-29.5 109 40.4 32.5-48.7 54 20.6 14.0-29.2
No 172 37 22.3 15.3-31.3 44 25.5 18.0-35.0 56 33.7 23.8-45.3 35 18.5 12.2-27.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 12 30.0 16.5-48.2 21 32.4 19.7-48.4 14 29.9 16.5-48.0 3 7.7 1.9-25.9
Non-Veteran 412 72 17.1 12.7-22.6 99 23.2 18.2-29.2 154 38.5 31.9-45.6 87 21.1 15.8-27.7

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*Respondents who reported having no feet 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.

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