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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 1,930 1,376 68.5 65.2-71.5 328 19.0 16.4-21.9 48 3.0 1.9- 4.7 13 1.1 0.5- 2.8 165 8.4 7.0-10.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 483 361 70.2 63.6-76.0 75 17.6 13.0-23.6 15 3.4 1.8- 6.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 31 7.2 4.7-11.0
GENDER
Males 147 109 70.1 58.5-79.6 18 13.8 7.1-25.0 6 4.2 1.8- 9.6 1 3.7 0.5-21.8 13 8.2 4.6-14.2
Females 336 252 70.2 62.4-77.0 57 20.5 14.7-27.9 9 2.8 1.1- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 18 6.5 3.4-12.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 2 41.4 9.8-82.2 3 58.6 17.8-90.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 476 359 70.6 64.0-76.4 70 17.1 12.4-23.1 15 3.4 1.8- 6.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 31 7.3 4.7-11.1
AGE
25-34 8 4 62.9 26.5-88.8 2 17.4 3.8-53.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.7 4.2-58.0
35-44 42 27 64.3 45.2-79.8 8 18.7 8.5-36.2 2 5.1 0.9-22.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 11.9 3.7-32.3
45-54 96 63 57.6 42.2-71.6 19 30.1 16.9-47.9 7 5.0 2.0-11.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.3 3.1-16.2
55-64 127 102 73.8 58.7-84.8 17 13.4 7.0-24.2 3 2.7 0.7- 9.3 1 6.7 1.0-33.9 4 3.4 1.1- 9.8
65-74 128 105 80.6 69.7-88.3 15 10.4 5.4-19.1 3 5.1 1.5-16.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.9 1.2-11.6
75+ 78 57 77.0 63.6-86.5 13 13.7 6.5-26.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.3 4.2-19.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 140 104 72.2 62.4-80.2 18 11.2 6.7-18.1 5 4.9 1.8-12.8 0 0.0 . - . 13 11.7 6.6-20.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 166 130 74.1 62.2-83.2 28 20.9 12.3-33.2 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.9 1.0- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 92 65 63.9 49.0-76.5 18 25.1 14.1-40.6 4 5.5 1.6-16.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.6 2.0-14.2
College Graduate 83 61 68.4 50.2-82.2 10 9.7 4.7-18.8 3 1.8 0.5- 6.1 1 8.3 1.2-39.6 8 11.9 4.5-27.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 124 94 75.3 63.4-84.3 19 15.3 8.1-27.2 2 2.1 0.4- 9.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 7.3 3.4-14.6
$15,000- 24,999 109 85 74.6 57.4-86.5 13 16.5 6.3-36.7 3 2.0 0.5- 7.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.9 3.0-14.8
$25,000- 34,999 53 39 72.3 55.5-84.5 10 19.5 9.7-35.6 2 4.2 0.8-19.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.0 0.7-19.2
$35,000- 49,999 52 41 70.2 50.6-84.4 8 25.2 11.9-45.6 2 2.6 0.5-11.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.1 0.3-13.4
$50,000-74,999 28 23 83.4 61.3-94.1 3 10.5 2.7-32.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.0 0.7-28.1
$75,000+ 34 20 54.2 32.9-74.1 6 15.0 5.6-34.6 3 10.1 2.8-30.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 20.7 7.6-45.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 291 219 72.3 63.7-79.5 50 21.7 14.9-30.5 7 2.5 1.0- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 15 3.5 2.0- 6.2
No 179 134 68.0 56.9-77.4 24 12.6 7.7-20.1 8 5.1 2.1-11.5 1 4.2 0.6-24.0 12 10.1 5.1-19.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 38 77.6 61.2-88.4 7 12.2 4.7-28.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.3 3.4-23.4
Non-Veteran 433 323 69.0 61.9-75.3 68 18.5 13.3-25.1 14 3.8 2.0- 7.0 1 1.8 0.3-11.8 27 6.9 4.2-11.1

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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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