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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 762 556 72.4 67.9-76.4 128 17.8 14.3-21.9 12 1.5 0.7- 3.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 64 8.2 6.1-11.0
AGE
25-34 16 11 72.0 45.2-88.9 2 11.4 2.6-38.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.5 4.8-43.6
35-44 34 21 58.1 37.2-76.5 9 30.7 14.9-52.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.0 2.7-30.9
45-54 98 73 74.4 62.0-83.7 15 17.4 9.7-29.4 2 2.4 0.4-12.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 5.7 2.5-12.6
55-64 212 151 72.5 64.2-79.5 40 17.3 11.7-24.8 5 2.7 0.9- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 16 7.5 4.2-13.0
65-74 221 163 74.2 66.1-80.8 40 19.1 13.2-26.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 15 6.2 3.4-11.2
75+ 178 134 75.0 66.3-82.1 22 13.3 8.0-21.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 19 10.3 6.1-16.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 129 79.4 70.0-86.5 19 10.9 6.0-18.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 13 9.2 4.8-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 194 74.4 67.5-80.3 49 18.1 13.0-24.6 5 1.8 0.6- 5.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 19 5.4 3.3- 8.9
Some Post-H.S. 213 155 69.8 60.7-77.5 36 19.9 13.4-28.4 3 1.7 0.4- 6.9 0 0.0 . - . 19 8.7 4.7-15.6
College Graduate 117 77 64.0 51.1-75.2 24 22.2 12.7-36.0 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 12 11.7 6.1-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 159 118 73.6 62.8-82.1 26 18.5 10.9-29.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 15 8.0 4.3-14.4
$15,000- 24,999 166 126 75.2 65.8-82.6 27 17.7 11.4-26.5 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 0 0.0 . - . 10 5.8 2.7-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 91 67 74.2 61.6-83.8 16 15.4 8.6-25.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.4 3.8-21.4
$35,000- 49,999 90 61 75.5 64.1-84.1 16 12.3 6.9-21.0 3 2.3 0.7- 7.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 9 9.7 4.4-19.8
$50,000-74,999 65 44 67.5 52.6-79.5 14 22.2 12.4-36.5 2 3.7 0.7-18.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.6 2.6-15.8
$75,000+ 45 32 55.8 35.6-74.2 5 25.1 10.4-49.0 1 3.4 0.5-20.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 15.7 6.2-34.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 483 355 73.9 68.3-78.9 83 17.1 12.9-22.3 8 1.5 0.6- 3.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 36 7.4 4.9-10.9
No 266 191 68.7 60.8-75.7 43 19.7 14.0-27.0 3 1.5 0.4- 5.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 28 10.1 6.4-15.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 8 95.3 71.0-99.4 1 4.7 0.6-29.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 753 548 72.2 67.7-76.3 127 17.9 14.4-22.0 12 1.5 0.7- 3.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 64 8.3 6.1-11.1

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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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