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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,326 261 20.2 17.4-23.3 335 26.6 23.2-30.2 392 28.9 25.7-32.3 338 24.4 21.3-27.7
GENDER
Males 570 134 22.3 18.2-27.1 170 31.8 26.5-37.6 146 24.6 20.3-29.5 120 21.3 17.2-26.0
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 3 25.1 6.2-63.1 3 42.8 14.2-77.1 3 24.6 6.5-60.5 2 7.5 1.6-29.3
Non-Hispanic 1,313 257 20.1 17.3-23.2 331 26.4 23.0-30.1 389 28.9 25.8-32.4 336 24.5 21.5-27.9
AGE
25-34 21 5 19.7 6.6-45.7 7 43.3 19.0-71.4 2 3.0 0.7-12.3 7 34.1 13.8-62.6
35-44 53 10 13.4 6.2-26.4 11 21.7 10.7-38.9 17 36.3 22.4-53.0 15 28.7 16.5-45.0
45-54 188 46 27.9 20.5-36.8 48 22.7 16.3-30.6 43 22.6 15.8-31.3 51 26.8 19.9-35.0
55-64 380 82 20.8 16.2-26.3 96 27.3 21.7-33.8 107 29.7 24.1-36.0 95 22.2 17.5-27.6
65-74 390 71 16.4 12.4-21.4 101 30.3 24.6-36.7 121 30.7 25.4-36.7 97 22.6 18.1-27.8
75+ 289 46 18.2 12.9-25.1 72 22.3 17.1-28.5 100 37.1 30.1-44.8 71 22.4 17.1-28.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 29 14.6 9.4-22.0 48 20.7 14.6-28.4 82 32.6 25.3-40.9 82 32.2 25.1-40.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 441 96 20.7 16.3-26.0 101 21.8 16.8-27.7 133 31.3 25.7-37.4 111 26.2 20.8-32.5
Some Post-H.S. 363 75 22.0 16.4-28.8 107 34.1 26.7-42.3 92 24.0 18.6-30.4 89 19.9 15.3-25.5
College Graduate 279 61 21.2 15.8-28.0 79 28.0 21.9-35.0 83 27.9 21.6-35.1 56 22.9 16.5-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 31 17.8 11.4-26.8 59 24.4 17.8-32.4 71 34.5 26.5-43.6 57 23.3 17.1-30.9
$15,000- 24,999 276 55 17.6 12.9-23.6 63 25.1 18.9-32.5 76 30.8 23.7-38.8 82 26.5 20.7-33.3
$25,000- 34,999 160 30 20.2 12.9-30.2 42 29.5 18.6-43.4 48 29.8 21.6-39.7 40 20.5 14.0-29.0
$35,000- 49,999 178 32 14.7 9.8-21.4 50 30.9 22.7-40.5 52 23.6 17.2-31.6 44 30.8 21.5-41.9
$50,000-74,999 148 33 22.4 15.3-31.6 39 25.8 18.2-35.2 40 26.6 18.7-36.3 36 25.2 17.6-34.7
$75,000+ 148 38 26.4 18.0-37.0 42 24.4 16.9-33.9 36 24.4 16.5-34.6 32 24.7 16.4-35.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 803 139 18.1 14.7-22.1 190 24.9 20.8-29.6 277 34.5 30.1-39.1 197 22.5 18.9-26.5
No 503 120 23.6 19.1-28.9 140 29.5 24.0-35.7 108 21.1 16.7-26.2 135 25.8 21.1-31.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 304 71 21.9 16.8-28.2 96 32.5 26.4-39.3 83 25.2 19.8-31.4 54 20.4 15.1-26.9
Non-Veteran 1,022 190 19.7 16.5-23.4 239 24.9 21.0-29.2 309 29.9 26.2-33.9 284 25.5 22.0-29.4

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*Respondents who reported having no feet 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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