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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 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
AGE
25-34 2 1 67.8 11.6-97.1 1 32.2 2.9-88.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 16 11 80.2 53.9-93.3 2 12.0 2.5-42.3 1 1.7 0.2-11.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.2 1.4-23.0
45-54 31 20 52.2 28.6-74.9 5 31.5 11.1-62.7 2 5.3 1.3-19.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 11.0 3.5-29.4
55-64 41 33 69.4 41.0-88.1 4 5.7 1.8-16.1 1 3.8 0.5-22.6 1 16.2 2.6-58.7 2 5.0 1.2-19.0
65-74 33 27 76.2 54.5-89.5 2 7.6 1.5-30.6 2 10.0 2.5-32.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.3 1.3-24.7
75+ 22 16 80.6 57.6-92.7 3 4.3 1.0-16.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 15.1 4.7-39.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 34 73.3 55.6-85.8 3 3.9 1.1-13.0 2 7.4 1.8-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 15.4 6.4-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 55 43 75.0 54.1-88.5 7 18.7 6.7-42.3 3 4.2 1.2-13.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.1 0.5- 8.6
Some Post-H.S. 28 18 63.2 40.1-81.5 5 16.3 5.2-40.9 1 5.0 0.7-28.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 15.5 5.5-36.5
College Graduate 18 13 63.7 31.2-87.1 2 8.7 2.0-30.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.6 3.3-66.5 2 7.0 1.3-29.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 29 21 79.6 58.7-91.5 5 10.1 2.9-29.6 1 4.4 0.6-25.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.9 1.3-23.9
$15,000- 24,999 33 26 66.8 37.2-87.3 1 17.7 2.8-61.6 1 2.7 0.4-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 12.8 4.8-30.0
$25,000- 34,999 17 13 71.0 42.3-89.1 2 12.4 2.9-39.9 1 8.3 1.2-41.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 1.2-41.1
$35,000- 49,999 23 21 86.2 57.4-96.7 2 13.8 3.3-42.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 13 11 92.7 68.7-98.7 2 7.3 1.3-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 16 8 50.8 25.5-75.7 3 20.6 5.6-53.2 1 4.9 0.7-28.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 23.7 8.3-51.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 85 64 73.7 58.2-84.9 13 19.1 9.1-35.9 4 4.6 1.6-12.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.6 0.9- 7.0
No 54 41 67.4 46.5-83.1 5 6.5 2.3-16.8 2 4.3 1.0-16.4 1 11.1 1.7-47.6 5 10.7 4.2-24.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 36 77.2 60.6-88.2 7 12.4 4.7-28.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.5 3.4-23.7
Non-Veteran 99 73 66.9 52.1-79.0 11 14.4 6.2-30.0 5 5.7 2.3-13.3 1 5.4 0.8-29.1 9 7.6 3.7-14.9

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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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