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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 50 14 26.9 15.6-42.2 11 24.4 13.2-40.7 18 34.5 20.9-51.2 7 14.3 5.9-30.4
Buncombe 31 5 20.3 8.6-40.8 12 44.8 26.5-64.6 9 23.5 11.8-41.5 5 11.4 4.4-26.5
Cabarrus 37 10 28.6 14.4-48.9 7 22.0 9.6-42.6 14 37.6 21.8-56.6 6 11.8 4.5-27.5
Catawba 48 10 15.9 8.1-28.8 14 31.6 18.3-48.7 12 27.6 14.8-45.6 12 24.9 13.3-41.6
Cumberland 76 18 24.8 15.2-37.7 12 16.4 8.1-30.2 28 35.4 23.9-48.8 18 23.5 13.9-37.0
Davidson 42 6 15.6 6.7-32.2 13 28.5 15.9-45.7 11 27.0 13.4-46.8 12 28.9 15.8-46.9
Durham 39 3 13.8 4.0-38.4 12 32.5 17.4-52.5 18 39.5 23.7-57.8 6 14.1 5.8-30.4
Forsyth 42 8 21.8 10.4-40.3 14 28.9 16.7-45.2 14 29.0 16.2-46.4 6 20.3 9.1-39.3
Gaston 38 6 17.7 7.2-37.3 9 23.9 11.7-42.5 15 41.3 24.6-60.3 8 17.1 7.4-34.7
Guilford 41 7 13.8 5.8-29.5 10 20.2 9.2-38.8 16 51.3 32.1-70.1 8 14.7 6.5-29.8
Iredell 45 9 18.8 9.1-34.8 13 25.8 14.5-41.8 8 14.4 6.7-28.3 15 40.9 25.1-58.9
Johnston 46 9 17.8 8.4-33.7 6 9.2 3.8-20.8 16 34.0 18.4-54.1 15 39.0 22.6-58.4
Mecklenburg 65 9 10.5 4.8-21.4 24 35.2 23.0-49.7 19 39.2 25.2-55.3 13 15.0 7.8-27.0
New Hanover 52 8 11.2 4.6-24.9 17 46.5 23.8-70.7 14 15.6 7.6-29.4 13 26.7 13.4-46.1
Onslow 43 10 21.3 11.0-37.4 14 36.6 21.6-54.7 8 17.7 8.0-34.9 11 24.4 13.0-40.9
Orange 26 8 34.0 16.7-56.9 4 19.2 6.5-44.8 10 37.8 20.3-59.1 4 9.0 3.1-23.5
Pitt 40 2 5.9 1.3-23.7 10 22.8 12.0-39.1 18 40.9 25.9-57.9 10 30.3 16.2-49.5
Randolph 53 13 23.2 12.6-38.8 17 34.3 21.3-50.1 11 18.9 10.1-32.4 12 23.7 13.0-39.3
Robeson 66 9 12.4 5.9-24.3 20 40.9 26.6-57.0 22 24.6 15.1-37.3 15 22.1 12.5-36.1
Rowan 65 11 16.7 8.1-31.4 13 13.2 6.4-25.1 18 23.6 12.9-39.0 23 46.5 26.4-67.9
Union 39 6 10.8 4.2-24.9 13 35.2 19.0-55.7 11 21.2 10.9-37.2 9 32.8 17.1-53.7
Wake 64 19 24.6 15.1-37.3 13 27.4 15.1-44.5 17 24.5 14.6-38.0 15 23.6 13.5-37.9
Wayne 59 14 28.1 16.5-43.5 11 16.5 8.4-29.9 18 36.0 22.3-52.4 16 19.4 11.2-31.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 707 128 18.7 15.2-22.7 168 24.8 20.6-29.7 235 31.0 26.8-35.4 176 25.5 21.6-29.9
Piedmont 832 167 20.1 16.7-24.1 220 26.2 22.1-30.7 260 32.3 28.0-37.0 185 21.4 17.6-25.6
Western NC 359 67 20.4 15.6-26.2 96 30.3 24.2-37.3 101 26.4 21.0-32.7 95 22.8 18.0-28.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 239 45 23.7 17.3-31.6 68 29.5 22.8-37.2 65 23.4 17.6-30.4 61 23.5 17.7-30.4
Northwest 387 70 16.9 12.7-22.1 103 27.7 22.1-34.1 108 29.5 23.6-36.2 106 25.8 20.2-32.5
Charlotte 215 42 19.9 13.6-28.1 56 25.3 18.6-33.4 71 37.0 28.6-46.3 46 17.8 12.5-24.8
Greensboro 196 45 19.2 13.0-27.3 53 28.5 20.5-38.1 65 38.5 28.8-49.2 33 13.8 9.1-20.6
Southern Regional 231 44 19.9 14.2-27.0 51 23.0 16.5-31.0 83 30.8 23.7-38.9 53 26.4 18.2-36.7
Coastal 103 18 15.8 8.7-26.9 29 34.7 20.7-51.9 33 26.9 17.2-39.4 23 22.7 14.0-34.5
Wake 188 39 23.7 16.8-32.4 39 24.4 16.3-34.9 65 27.8 20.6-36.2 45 24.1 17.0-32.9
Area L 74 10 13.5 6.3-26.7 21 27.1 17.3-39.9 21 25.0 15.9-37.1 22 34.3 22.4-48.7
Eastern 265 49 19.2 13.6-26.4 64 23.2 17.6-29.9 85 33.9 26.8-41.7 67 23.8 17.9-30.8

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*Respondents with diabetes 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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