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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 756 127 18.0 14.5-22.1 165 21.1 17.3-25.4 246 33.4 28.9-38.1 218 27.6 23.3-32.3
AGE
25-34 17 4 21.0 6.9-48.8 5 27.2 10.3-54.8 2 5.6 1.2-21.7 6 46.2 20.1-74.6
35-44 34 7 15.6 6.1-34.3 5 17.0 5.6-41.4 10 27.1 13.2-47.5 12 40.3 22.3-61.4
45-54 97 17 22.0 12.8-35.1 26 24.8 15.3-37.5 30 33.4 22.0-47.2 24 19.8 12.5-30.0
55-64 210 42 20.4 14.4-28.2 41 15.6 11.0-21.6 67 37.2 29.0-46.1 60 26.9 20.1-34.9
65-74 225 33 13.8 8.6-21.5 49 25.9 18.3-35.2 74 34.0 26.4-42.4 69 26.3 20.2-33.6
75+ 169 24 16.6 10.1-25.9 39 20.2 13.8-28.5 61 39.1 29.7-49.4 45 24.2 17.1-33.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 154 11 6.9 2.9-15.5 28 20.7 12.6-32.1 55 37.3 27.3-48.4 60 35.1 26.0-45.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 267 48 21.3 15.2-29.1 56 17.5 11.9-24.9 87 32.6 25.5-40.6 76 28.6 21.0-37.6
Some Post-H.S. 214 43 19.3 13.2-27.3 55 26.8 19.6-35.4 62 31.1 23.3-40.1 54 22.8 16.4-30.9
College Graduate 119 25 20.7 12.6-32.1 26 19.7 12.4-30.0 40 31.4 21.6-43.2 28 28.1 17.8-41.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 17 13.6 7.1-24.4 39 23.8 16.2-33.5 55 35.2 25.9-45.8 46 27.4 19.5-37.1
$15,000- 24,999 163 25 15.1 9.1-24.1 32 18.6 12.3-27.0 52 39.4 29.2-50.6 54 26.9 19.9-35.4
$25,000- 34,999 90 15 21.2 11.0-36.8 18 14.9 8.2-25.7 30 38.4 26.7-51.5 27 25.5 16.1-38.0
$35,000- 49,999 90 17 13.9 7.7-23.9 23 26.2 15.2-41.3 25 22.9 13.8-35.4 25 37.0 22.3-54.6
$50,000-74,999 64 14 21.2 11.9-34.9 18 23.2 13.7-36.6 19 31.9 19.0-48.4 13 23.7 12.8-39.6
$75,000+ 45 10 20.7 9.3-40.1 9 22.1 9.1-44.4 13 24.7 12.0-44.3 13 32.4 16.7-53.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 477 71 14.9 11.0-19.7 100 20.4 16.2-25.3 176 40.9 35.0-47.2 130 23.8 19.2-29.2
No 265 54 23.1 16.9-30.8 62 23.2 16.4-31.7 67 23.4 17.6-30.3 82 30.3 23.7-38.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 1 4.4 0.6-27.6 2 32.1 7.2-74.2 5 54.0 20.3-84.4 1 9.5 1.2-46.6
Non-Veteran 747 126 18.1 14.6-22.3 163 21.0 17.2-25.3 241 33.2 28.7-38.0 217 27.7 23.4-32.5

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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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