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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-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
-FEMALES 1,141 190 17.9 14.9-21.3 259 22.7 19.2-26.6 392 34.6 30.8-38.7 300 24.8 21.4-28.5
RACE
White 756 127 18.0 14.5-22.1 165 21.1 17.3-25.4 246 33.4 28.9-38.1 218 27.6 23.3-32.3
African American 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
Other Minorities 63 8 17.0 6.6-37.0 18 39.5 19.9-63.2 24 26.6 13.8-45.0 13 16.9 7.7-33.4
AGE
25-34 25 5 17.1 6.5-38.1 5 17.4 6.7-38.1 6 27.7 10.6-55.4 9 37.8 17.7-63.2
35-44 70 14 17.1 9.0-30.1 12 20.2 8.3-41.4 26 35.8 22.7-51.5 18 26.9 15.4-42.5
45-54 177 34 26.5 17.9-37.4 40 19.8 13.4-28.3 59 31.1 22.8-40.9 44 22.5 15.2-32.0
55-64 305 57 17.4 12.7-23.2 72 21.8 16.2-28.7 97 34.8 27.8-42.5 79 26.0 20.2-32.9
65-74 324 48 13.5 9.3-19.2 74 27.1 20.7-34.7 116 36.5 30.1-43.5 86 22.8 17.9-28.5
75+ 233 31 15.1 9.9-22.5 55 25.9 18.8-34.6 85 37.1 29.3-45.6 62 21.9 16.3-28.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 34 13.1 8.3-20.2 48 23.9 15.4-35.1 106 36.7 28.9-45.2 86 26.2 20.0-33.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 389 66 20.0 15.0-26.2 90 20.8 15.6-27.0 133 34.3 28.2-40.9 100 25.0 19.2-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 286 54 21.0 14.8-28.9 77 26.4 20.1-33.9 85 28.0 21.5-35.6 70 24.6 18.0-32.7
College Graduate 190 36 15.7 10.3-23.3 44 19.5 13.6-27.2 66 41.2 30.9-52.4 44 23.5 16.0-33.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 30 11.5 7.0-18.6 61 27.8 18.6-39.4 101 34.8 27.0-43.5 73 25.8 19.2-33.8
$15,000- 24,999 255 38 14.2 9.3-21.2 63 22.4 16.6-29.7 83 37.5 29.2-46.5 71 25.9 18.9-34.3
$25,000- 34,999 131 25 23.9 15.1-35.8 27 19.7 12.0-30.8 42 34.6 25.3-45.2 37 21.7 14.6-31.1
$35,000- 49,999 121 23 22.2 12.5-36.2 31 23.2 14.5-34.9 35 22.8 14.0-34.7 32 31.9 19.7-47.2
$50,000-74,999 81 17 21.3 12.6-33.7 22 22.8 14.2-34.5 25 31.1 19.7-45.4 17 24.8 14.7-38.6
$75,000+ 64 13 16.1 7.9-30.0 11 16.8 7.6-33.3 23 42.5 26.3-60.6 17 24.6 13.3-40.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 711 105 14.4 11.1-18.5 156 22.6 18.6-27.1 269 40.3 35.3-45.4 181 22.8 18.9-27.2
No 410 83 23.1 17.8-29.3 98 23.7 17.5-31.1 117 27.6 21.7-34.4 112 25.7 20.4-31.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 1 2.9 0.4-18.8 4 38.0 13.8-70.1 6 44.6 19.4-73.0 2 14.5 3.5-44.6
Non-Veteran 1,128 189 18.0 15.0-21.5 255 22.6 19.1-26.5 386 34.5 30.7-38.6 298 24.9 21.4-28.6

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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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