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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
25-34 6 1 12.4 1.5-57.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 69.8 28.5-93.1 2 17.8 3.4-57.2
35-44 25 5 20.9 7.9-45.0 4 8.2 2.5-24.1 11 49.1 25.2-73.4 5 21.7 6.4-52.8
45-54 64 14 28.9 14.6-49.2 10 13.9 6.8-26.4 24 29.7 17.8-45.2 16 27.4 13.9-47.0
55-64 81 15 15.0 8.0-26.5 24 25.5 14.5-40.9 25 35.0 21.9-50.7 17 24.5 14.5-38.2
65-74 86 13 13.6 7.5-23.3 23 30.3 18.8-45.0 35 40.6 28.4-54.1 15 15.5 8.4-26.8
75+ 54 6 12.2 4.6-28.5 14 38.2 22.5-56.7 20 32.3 19.6-48.2 14 17.4 9.5-29.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 16 15.6 8.9-25.7 13 18.6 9.2-33.9 38 42.0 30.1-54.9 21 23.8 14.8-36.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 104 17 18.6 10.4-30.9 27 25.5 15.7-38.7 38 37.3 26.1-50.0 22 18.6 11.4-28.9
Some Post-H.S. 63 11 26.1 12.9-45.8 21 27.1 15.1-43.7 18 19.9 10.1-35.4 13 26.9 13.0-47.5
College Graduate 63 11 10.0 4.9-19.3 15 15.8 8.2-28.2 24 57.3 39.4-73.5 13 16.9 8.5-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 87 9 6.7 2.9-14.6 18 26.6 14.8-43.1 38 42.5 29.5-56.7 22 24.2 14.5-37.4
$15,000- 24,999 74 11 11.5 5.7-21.9 25 25.0 15.4-38.0 25 34.0 20.7-50.4 13 29.5 15.1-49.6
$25,000- 34,999 35 10 31.1 15.6-52.5 7 24.9 9.9-50.0 9 27.8 14.0-47.6 9 16.2 7.4-31.9
$35,000- 49,999 27 6 38.7 16.4-67.0 8 17.4 7.2-36.6 7 21.9 7.0-51.1 6 22.0 6.6-52.7
$50,000-74,999 15 3 23.0 6.2-57.7 2 17.3 4.2-49.8 6 29.2 11.1-57.7 4 30.5 10.5-62.2
$75,000+ 17 3 8.6 2.3-27.2 2 8.2 1.7-31.7 9 74.8 48.3-90.4 3 8.4 2.2-27.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 193 29 14.0 8.1-23.2 49 27.2 19.1-37.2 74 38.5 29.5-48.4 41 20.2 13.3-29.6
No 120 26 24.3 15.4-36.2 25 15.9 9.6-25.2 42 36.4 24.5-50.2 27 23.3 14.5-35.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 316 55 18.2 12.9-25.1 74 22.1 16.4-29.1 118 38.0 30.6-46.0 69 21.7 15.9-28.8

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*Respondents 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.

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