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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,718 329 19.6 17.2-22.4 419 25.3 22.5-28.4 564 32.5 29.5-35.8 406 22.5 19.8-25.4
No 178 33 20.5 13.7-29.4 65 33.6 24.3-44.4 31 21.1 13.7-31.1 49 24.8 17.4-34.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 7 1 10.1 1.3-49.6 2 36.0 7.3-80.1 2 21.6 4.6-61.0 2 32.2 7.3-74.0
Recommended Range 278 52 18.7 13.4-25.5 80 28.9 21.3-38.0 85 34.4 27.0-42.6 61 18.0 13.3-23.9
Overweight 598 118 20.9 16.7-25.7 136 25.7 20.7-31.5 196 30.9 26.1-36.1 148 22.5 18.4-27.2
Obese 921 179 20.1 16.8-24.0 248 26.9 23.1-31.1 279 29.1 25.1-33.5 215 23.8 19.9-28.2
Current Smoker
No 1,591 311 20.1 17.5-22.9 413 26.7 23.6-30.0 506 32.0 28.8-35.4 361 21.2 18.5-24.1
Yes 294 47 17.1 11.7-24.5 69 24.9 18.5-32.7 86 26.4 20.4-33.5 92 31.5 24.6-39.5
History of CVD**
Yes 541 104 19.6 15.6-24.4 142 27.7 22.8-33.2 181 34.7 29.2-40.7 114 18.0 14.4-22.3
No 1,326 254 19.8 17.0-22.9 337 25.9 22.6-29.6 403 29.9 26.6-33.5 332 24.4 21.2-27.8
Binge Drinker
No 1,834 348 19.5 17.1-22.1 465 26.2 23.4-29.3 586 31.8 28.8-34.9 435 22.5 19.9-25.4
Yes 50 14 32.1 18.1-50.3 10 19.6 8.7-38.3 7 13.4 5.3-30.2 19 34.9 21.0-51.9
Heavy Drinker
No 1,849 354 19.9 17.5-22.5 470 26.2 23.3-29.3 585 31.4 28.5-34.5 440 22.5 19.9-25.3
Yes 28 7 24.2 10.4-46.6 6 18.1 7.0-39.4 6 16.7 6.4-37.2 9 41.0 21.2-64.2
Current Asthma
Yes 243 36 12.8 8.4-18.9 53 22.3 15.7-30.6 85 40.3 31.2-50.0 69 24.7 17.8-33.2
No 1,642 323 20.7 18.1-23.6 428 27.0 24.0-30.3 507 29.6 26.6-32.7 384 22.7 20.0-25.7
Disability
Yes 1,146 195 17.7 14.8-21.1 273 24.1 20.7-27.8 409 36.0 32.2-40.0 269 22.1 18.9-25.8
No 716 163 22.9 19.0-27.2 199 29.4 24.7-34.7 175 24.4 20.1-29.3 179 23.3 19.5-27.7

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*Respondents with diabetes who reported having no feet were NOT asked this question.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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