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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-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
-FEMALES 1,165 849 70.6 66.6-74.4 204 19.9 16.5-23.8 24 2.0 1.2- 3.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 86 7.4 5.5- 9.7
RACE
White 762 556 72.4 67.9-76.4 128 17.8 14.3-21.9 12 1.5 0.7- 3.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 64 8.2 6.1-11.0
African American 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
Other Minorities 63 38 56.5 34.3-76.4 18 36.5 17.3-61.2 3 2.5 0.6- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.5 1.2-15.0
AGE
25-34 24 15 66.9 44.5-83.6 3 10.9 3.3-30.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 22.2 9.4-44.1
35-44 71 45 53.2 37.2-68.5 18 33.0 18.9-50.9 2 3.4 0.6-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 10.5 3.8-25.9
45-54 179 127 68.7 58.5-77.4 33 22.9 15.0-33.4 7 3.1 1.2- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 12 5.2 2.7- 9.9
55-64 312 227 73.3 66.3-79.4 58 18.5 13.3-25.2 9 2.8 1.3- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 18 5.4 3.1- 9.1
65-74 329 249 77.0 71.0-82.1 56 17.3 12.8-23.0 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 19 4.8 2.7- 8.2
75+ 244 181 74.7 67.0-81.1 35 15.6 10.3-23.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 25 8.8 5.6-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 223 73.0 63.3-80.9 41 18.5 11.2-28.9 4 1.3 0.4- 4.1 0 0.0 . - . 22 7.3 4.4-11.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 397 292 73.7 67.5-79.1 75 19.7 14.8-25.6 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 23 5.0 3.0- 8.1
Some Post-H.S. 286 206 67.6 59.0-75.1 50 22.5 15.8-31.0 8 3.1 1.1- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 22 6.8 3.8-11.9
College Graduate 190 127 66.0 55.5-75.1 38 19.0 12.3-28.1 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 18 12.7 6.7-22.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 275 205 69.1 58.1-78.3 46 22.9 14.1-35.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 0 0.0 . - . 23 7.7 4.7-12.6
$15,000- 24,999 260 198 78.9 71.9-84.5 41 15.1 10.3-21.6 7 1.9 0.8- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 14 4.1 2.1- 7.8
$25,000- 34,999 133 97 73.2 62.7-81.6 26 19.5 12.3-29.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.2 2.6-14.2
$35,000- 49,999 123 83 68.3 55.2-79.1 24 20.9 11.6-34.7 5 3.2 1.2- 8.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 10 7.5 3.6-15.1
$50,000-74,999 82 57 67.9 54.5-78.9 15 20.7 11.9-33.6 4 3.9 1.0-14.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 7.5 3.1-16.7
$75,000+ 65 45 56.2 38.8-72.2 9 20.4 9.6-38.0 3 7.3 2.1-22.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 16.1 6.5-34.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 730 533 72.3 67.4-76.7 135 20.1 16.1-24.9 12 1.3 0.6- 2.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 49 6.3 4.5- 8.7
No 416 301 67.4 60.1-74.0 66 20.3 14.6-27.5 11 3.0 1.4- 6.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 37 9.3 5.9-14.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 11 88.6 59.5-97.6 1 3.1 0.4-19.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 1.1-41.7
Non-Veteran 1,152 838 70.5 66.4-74.3 203 20.1 16.6-24.0 24 2.0 1.2- 3.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 85 7.4 5.5- 9.7

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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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