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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,338 944 68.5 64.8-72.0 228 18.6 15.7-21.9 28 2.9 1.5- 5.4 12 1.0 0.5- 2.1 126 9.0 7.3-11.1
GENDER
Males 576 388 64.8 59.0-70.2 100 19.3 14.9-24.8 16 4.2 1.8- 9.3 10 1.9 0.9- 4.0 62 9.7 7.3-13.0
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 8 78.8 42.0-95.0 2 6.9 1.4-28.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.3 2.0-57.9
Non-Hispanic 1,324 935 68.5 64.7-72.0 225 18.7 15.7-22.0 28 2.9 1.5- 5.5 12 1.0 0.5- 2.1 124 8.9 7.2-11.0
AGE
25-34 20 12 43.4 20.0-70.2 4 32.4 10.8-65.3 1 16.5 2.5-60.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.7 2.1-25.1
35-44 53 31 60.1 43.7-74.5 14 25.3 13.9-41.5 2 1.6 0.4- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 13.1 5.2-29.4
45-54 187 127 67.0 58.3-74.7 35 21.1 14.6-29.6 5 2.6 1.0- 6.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 19 9.1 5.5-14.5
55-64 384 270 71.7 65.8-77.0 69 17.5 13.1-22.9 10 2.8 1.3- 5.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 34 7.9 5.4-11.3
65-74 387 282 73.5 67.8-78.5 65 15.7 11.8-20.5 7 2.4 0.9- 6.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 30 7.7 5.1-11.5
75+ 303 219 70.4 63.3-76.6 40 13.7 9.4-19.6 3 0.8 0.3- 2.4 7 4.3 1.9- 9.8 34 10.8 7.2-15.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 255 189 71.9 64.1-78.6 32 11.5 7.5-17.4 3 1.8 0.4- 7.1 2 2.4 0.6- 9.0 29 12.3 8.2-18.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 443 310 69.7 63.9-75.0 84 19.6 15.2-25.0 6 1.1 0.4- 3.0 5 0.9 0.4- 2.2 38 8.6 5.8-12.7
Some Post-H.S. 363 256 65.7 57.5-73.0 60 19.6 13.7-27.2 12 6.3 2.5-15.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 34 7.8 5.0-11.8
College Graduate 275 188 67.8 59.8-74.9 52 21.1 14.7-29.2 7 1.8 0.8- 4.0 4 0.8 0.2- 2.4 24 8.5 5.4-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 220 153 68.1 59.2-75.8 39 20.1 13.4-29.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7 24 9.8 6.1-15.1
$15,000- 24,999 279 201 70.1 62.7-76.5 44 16.1 11.5-22.2 7 2.7 1.0- 6.9 3 2.5 0.7- 8.5 24 8.6 5.3-13.6
$25,000- 34,999 165 114 60.5 48.2-71.6 32 25.5 15.0-39.9 4 3.7 1.3-10.3 0 0.0 . - . 15 10.3 5.8-17.6
$35,000- 49,999 180 120 67.7 58.9-75.3 36 20.5 14.1-28.7 4 1.7 0.6- 4.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 19 10.1 6.0-16.7
$50,000-74,999 148 101 68.7 59.1-77.0 28 17.3 11.5-25.0 5 4.0 1.5-10.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 12 9.2 4.5-18.0
$75,000+ 148 108 69.4 58.1-78.7 21 19.7 11.6-31.6 4 1.6 0.5- 5.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 14 8.8 4.8-15.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 813 585 70.2 65.5-74.6 138 18.7 14.8-23.4 14 1.9 1.0- 3.6 6 0.9 0.4- 2.5 70 8.2 6.2-10.7
No 505 345 65.4 59.3-71.1 88 19.0 14.8-24.1 12 4.2 1.5-11.0 5 1.0 0.3- 3.1 55 10.4 7.5-14.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 306 220 69.4 62.4-75.5 45 15.7 11.0-21.7 5 2.9 1.1- 7.4 6 3.4 1.4- 8.2 30 8.6 5.7-12.8
Non-Veteran 1,032 724 68.3 63.9-72.3 183 19.4 16.0-23.4 23 2.9 1.3- 6.2 6 0.4 0.1- 0.9 96 9.1 7.1-11.5

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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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