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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
25-34 6 3 61.2 19.9-90.9 1 12.4 1.5-57.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 26.4 5.1-70.5
35-44 26 16 49.2 26.1-72.6 6 25.1 10.1-50.0 1 8.3 1.2-40.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.4 4.0-51.6
45-54 65 43 61.7 43.3-77.3 14 29.1 14.8-49.3 5 4.7 1.5-13.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.5 1.2-15.1
55-64 86 69 76.9 61.4-87.4 13 18.9 9.2-34.9 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.3 0.4-11.9
65-74 95 78 84.2 74.6-90.6 13 12.7 7.0-21.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.9 0.6- 6.3
75+ 56 41 74.7 57.4-86.7 10 19.6 8.8-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.6 2.2-13.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 70 71.4 59.6-80.9 15 16.1 9.3-26.6 3 3.2 0.8-11.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.3 4.4-18.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 111 87 73.1 59.5-83.4 21 23.1 13.5-36.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.8 0.9-14.8
Some Post-H.S. 64 47 64.2 44.8-79.9 13 29.8 15.3-50.0 3 5.7 1.2-23.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
College Graduate 65 48 71.5 52.1-85.3 8 10.3 4.8-21.1 3 2.9 0.8-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 15.2 4.8-38.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 73 72.7 57.6-83.9 14 18.6 8.9-34.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 8.1 3.5-17.4
$15,000- 24,999 76 59 81.3 67.2-90.2 12 15.5 7.3-29.9 2 1.4 0.3- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.8 0.5- 6.0
$25,000- 34,999 36 26 73.2 52.0-87.3 8 24.6 11.0-46.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
$35,000- 49,999 29 20 56.4 30.9-78.9 6 35.0 14.5-63.0 2 4.8 1.0-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.8 0.5-23.3
$50,000-74,999 15 12 70.4 36.2-90.9 1 15.0 2.2-57.8 1 2.8 0.4-18.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.9 1.7-51.3
$75,000+ 18 12 57.3 25.6-83.9 3 9.9 2.5-31.9 2 14.8 3.0-49.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 18.0 2.7-63.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 206 155 71.2 61.0-79.6 37 23.7 15.7-34.2 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7 0 0.0 . - . 11 4.3 2.2- 8.4
No 125 93 68.4 55.4-79.0 19 16.3 9.3-27.1 6 5.5 1.9-15.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.8 3.7-23.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 334 250 70.1 62.3-76.9 57 20.6 14.8-28.0 9 2.8 1.1- 6.7 0 0.0 . - . 18 6.5 3.4-12.3

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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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