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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Diabetes

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 50 40 74.5 57.5-86.4 6 17.6 7.7-35.2 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.6 2.0-19.3
Buncombe 31 20 68.0 48.7-82.6 5 17.1 6.8-36.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 14.9 6.4-31.0
Cabarrus 40 29 60.5 41.0-77.1 6 14.4 6.1-30.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 25.1 10.9-47.9
Catawba 48 27 58.3 41.8-73.1 13 26.8 14.8-43.5 2 3.8 1.0-14.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 11.1 4.2-25.9
Cumberland 75 60 79.3 66.4-88.1 10 16.4 8.4-29.4 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.7 0.7-10.6
Davidson 44 31 68.4 51.0-81.8 9 23.3 11.7-41.1 1 2.1 0.3-13.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.2 2.0-17.8
Durham 40 29 77.9 60.6-89.0 8 18.0 8.0-35.7 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.8 0.7-10.8
Forsyth 40 26 65.1 47.3-79.5 9 20.4 9.9-37.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 14.4 5.9-31.4
Gaston 37 30 77.1 56.1-89.9 7 22.9 10.1-43.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 43 26 49.1 30.4-68.0 9 22.8 10.9-41.6 1 0.8 0.1- 6.0 2 14.3 3.1-46.4 5 13.0 4.2-33.9
Iredell 47 28 55.7 38.7-71.4 9 16.1 8.0-29.8 3 6.5 1.9-20.2 0 0.0 . - . 7 21.7 9.3-42.8
Johnston 48 33 62.3 43.0-78.3 11 28.6 14.2-49.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 3 7.5 2.1-23.6
Mecklenburg 66 51 83.0 71.4-90.5 5 4.8 1.8-11.8 2 2.4 0.5-10.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.9 4.4-20.7
New Hanover 52 29 42.6 23.4-64.5 10 13.2 6.0-26.6 1 21.4 3.6-66.5 0 0.0 . - . 12 22.7 11.0-41.2
Onslow 45 34 80.2 65.4-89.7 9 18.2 9.1-33.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3
Orange 27 22 77.4 54.5-90.7 2 8.4 2.1-28.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 14.3 4.3-38.2
Pitt 43 35 80.6 61.0-91.7 6 11.5 4.3-27.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.9 1.5-32.3
Randolph 55 40 72.2 56.9-83.6 6 8.6 3.6-19.3 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 17.5 8.3-33.2
Robeson 68 56 87.5 77.0-93.6 8 7.1 3.3-14.3 2 4.3 1.0-16.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
Rowan 63 44 70.9 57.1-81.8 15 21.5 12.4-34.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.6 2.6-19.8
Union 38 27 69.4 49.0-84.3 5 10.5 4.1-24.6 2 2.7 0.6-10.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 17.4 6.0-41.0
Wake 66 37 52.0 37.7-65.9 20 34.6 21.5-50.6 2 2.8 0.6-11.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4 6 9.4 4.1-20.0
Wayne 58 45 76.9 62.2-87.1 8 13.7 6.5-26.8 2 2.5 0.6-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.8 1.9-21.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 726 543 72.4 67.5-76.8 109 15.7 12.5-19.5 19 4.5 2.0- 9.7 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 50 6.9 5.0- 9.4
Piedmont 848 593 66.9 62.1-71.5 152 20.4 16.4-25.0 21 2.3 1.3- 3.9 5 1.6 0.5- 4.9 77 8.8 6.7-11.6
Western NC 356 240 65.6 58.9-71.7 67 20.9 15.7-27.3 8 2.6 1.1- 5.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 38 10.2 7.1-14.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 240 158 66.1 58.4-73.1 44 18.3 12.8-25.4 6 2.7 1.2- 6.2 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 29 11.7 7.7-17.4
Northwest 382 255 65.2 58.7-71.1 84 23.1 17.9-29.3 8 1.9 0.8- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 35 9.8 6.7-14.2
Charlotte 221 165 76.1 68.2-82.6 30 13.0 8.0-20.3 6 2.4 0.9- 6.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.5 19 8.1 4.9-13.3
Greensboro 203 148 62.5 51.8-72.2 26 17.3 10.8-26.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 3 6.5 1.7-22.1 23 12.8 7.5-21.0
Southern Regional 234 186 77.1 66.7-84.9 29 16.4 9.2-27.6 8 3.3 1.4- 7.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 10 3.2 1.5- 6.5
Coastal 109 71 58.3 43.2-72.0 19 16.9 9.5-28.3 4 13.4 3.5-39.5 0 0.0 . - . 15 11.4 6.4-19.6
Wake 193 129 62.2 52.3-71.2 45 27.3 19.0-37.7 5 3.1 1.2- 7.9 2 0.9 0.2- 4.3 12 6.5 3.3-12.4
Area L 77 57 72.9 60.2-82.7 8 9.8 4.6-19.6 3 4.5 1.3-14.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 8 12.1 5.8-23.6
Eastern 271 207 75.7 68.3-81.9 43 16.9 11.5-24.2 5 1.5 0.5- 3.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 14 5.1 2.8- 9.2

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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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