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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-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
-MALES 757 172 21.7 18.1-25.7 225 30.3 25.9-35.0 204 27.3 23.1-32.0 156 20.7 17.0-25.0
RACE
White 570 134 22.3 18.2-27.1 170 31.8 26.5-37.6 146 24.6 20.3-29.5 120 21.3 17.2-26.0
African American 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
Other Minorities 41 8 22.4 9.9-43.1 11 26.4 13.4-45.6 8 17.8 5.4-44.9 14 33.4 17.7-53.8
AGE
25-34 7 1 15.0 2.0-61.0 3 60.9 22.6-89.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 24.0 5.1-65.2
35-44 42 7 13.9 6.1-28.9 13 24.0 12.6-40.7 14 47.1 30.1-64.9 8 15.0 6.7-30.0
45-54 130 36 27.2 19.0-37.4 36 24.4 16.9-33.8 23 16.8 10.3-26.3 35 31.6 21.7-43.5
55-64 225 54 23.3 17.1-31.0 66 31.5 24.1-39.9 59 26.8 19.4-35.8 46 18.4 13.0-25.2
65-74 206 45 17.9 12.8-24.3 64 34.2 26.9-42.4 64 30.7 23.6-38.9 33 17.2 11.8-24.5
75+ 144 27 21.6 13.5-32.8 42 26.2 18.5-35.8 44 34.2 24.3-45.7 31 18.0 12.0-26.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 27 19.8 12.9-29.1 38 25.2 18.0-34.2 44 22.6 16.0-31.0 40 32.4 23.6-42.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 240 65 23.1 17.0-30.5 64 24.1 17.9-31.7 64 32.3 24.5-41.1 47 20.5 13.9-29.1
Some Post-H.S. 183 40 24.3 16.5-34.3 61 39.6 29.1-51.2 42 19.1 12.6-27.9 40 17.0 11.4-24.5
College Graduate 182 40 19.0 13.2-26.7 60 32.2 24.2-41.2 53 32.1 23.3-42.5 29 16.7 10.5-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 21 21.7 13.1-33.8 31 27.2 17.7-39.5 30 39.0 26.7-52.8 16 12.1 6.6-21.1
$15,000- 24,999 158 37 18.9 12.1-28.3 46 28.3 20.2-38.1 35 22.4 14.4-33.1 40 30.3 20.2-42.9
$25,000- 34,999 94 23 26.0 16.1-39.1 30 39.3 25.2-55.6 23 20.8 12.7-32.1 18 13.9 8.1-22.7
$35,000- 49,999 116 22 17.7 10.9-27.6 32 29.3 20.5-39.9 39 31.4 21.6-43.3 23 21.6 13.7-32.2
$50,000-74,999 99 22 23.2 14.5-35.1 26 28.3 18.6-40.6 27 26.3 17.0-38.4 24 22.1 14.1-32.9
$75,000+ 122 33 27.7 18.6-39.1 39 27.2 18.8-37.4 28 23.6 15.5-34.3 22 21.6 13.2-33.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 435 90 21.4 16.6-27.0 117 25.7 20.4-31.8 140 31.5 25.9-37.8 88 21.4 16.4-27.4
No 306 80 22.6 17.3-29.0 101 35.7 28.6-43.4 58 21.0 15.0-28.5 67 20.8 15.5-27.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 356 84 23.9 18.7-30.1 115 31.5 25.9-37.6 96 25.7 20.4-31.8 61 18.9 14.2-24.8
Non-Veteran 400 87 19.8 15.3-25.2 110 29.7 23.7-36.5 108 28.5 22.7-35.2 95 22.0 16.9-28.0

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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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