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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 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
AGE
25-34 2 0 0.0 . - . 1 67.8 11.6-97.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 32.2 2.9-88.4
35-44 16 3 16.4 4.7-43.6 5 21.2 7.4-47.5 5 44.3 19.9-71.7 3 18.1 5.3-46.9
45-54 32 6 17.2 6.7-37.4 10 24.4 11.1-45.4 9 24.5 10.7-46.6 7 34.0 13.2-63.5
55-64 40 10 28.6 13.7-50.3 9 21.8 9.7-41.9 18 44.2 23.5-67.2 3 5.4 1.6-16.8
65-74 31 5 13.8 5.2-31.8 10 33.6 18.2-53.5 13 44.1 26.0-64.0 3 8.5 2.1-29.1
75+ 21 4 23.7 7.2-55.2 8 30.1 13.2-55.0 5 34.3 13.2-64.2 4 11.9 4.0-30.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 43 6 13.5 5.3-30.4 11 25.9 14.2-42.5 15 27.2 15.6-43.0 11 33.4 18.6-52.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 53 15 29.5 16.6-46.7 17 21.3 11.9-35.2 16 36.0 21.2-53.9 5 13.2 3.2-41.2
Some Post-H.S. 28 7 23.0 9.9-44.8 8 32.4 15.4-55.6 9 27.7 10.7-55.1 4 16.9 5.2-42.9
College Graduate 18 1 3.5 0.5-21.9 7 35.0 14.5-63.1 9 57.3 30.0-80.8 1 4.2 0.6-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 28 7 23.1 10.0-44.7 7 21.5 8.9-43.5 12 53.1 31.2-73.9 2 2.3 0.5-10.5
$15,000- 24,999 33 6 21.3 7.5-47.4 11 23.6 11.2-43.0 10 21.2 8.8-42.8 6 33.9 13.1-63.6
$25,000- 34,999 16 4 26.1 9.2-55.2 5 41.7 17.4-70.8 4 24.3 8.2-53.6 3 8.0 2.3-24.6
$35,000- 49,999 23 5 22.9 8.5-48.6 5 18.8 7.3-40.3 10 49.2 26.1-72.7 3 9.2 2.5-28.0
$50,000-74,999 13 2 14.8 3.0-49.1 5 35.7 12.5-68.4 5 43.7 16.4-75.5 1 5.8 0.8-33.0
$75,000+ 16 4 23.7 8.1-52.1 5 35.6 14.3-64.7 4 18.3 6.4-42.1 3 22.4 6.5-54.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 85 16 19.9 11.2-33.0 21 16.4 9.9-25.9 35 42.7 29.6-56.9 13 21.0 10.4-38.0
No 52 11 19.0 9.6-34.2 19 41.0 25.3-58.8 14 29.2 14.0-51.3 8 10.7 4.9-22.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 12 30.5 16.8-49.0 19 31.2 18.6-47.4 14 30.4 16.8-48.7 3 7.8 2.0-26.3
Non-Veteran 96 17 15.1 8.5-25.2 25 25.4 16.4-37.2 36 39.4 26.9-53.4 18 20.1 10.6-34.9

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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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