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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITE MALES

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 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
AGE
25-34 4 1 18.2 2.2-68.3 2 50.8 12.1-88.6 1 31.0 4.4-81.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 19 10 62.9 37.3-82.9 5 17.4 6.2-40.1 1 2.1 0.3-13.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.6 4.6-48.4
45-54 89 54 61.2 48.9-72.2 20 24.0 14.8-36.5 3 2.7 0.8- 8.7 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 11 11.7 6.3-20.4
55-64 172 119 71.0 62.3-78.4 29 17.6 11.6-25.9 5 2.8 1.0- 7.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 18 8.2 5.0-13.2
65-74 166 119 72.9 64.4-80.0 25 12.4 7.9-19.0 5 4.3 1.5-11.6 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 15 9.2 5.3-15.4
75+ 125 85 64.4 53.0-74.4 18 14.3 8.0-24.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 6 9.3 3.9-20.7 15 11.4 6.1-20.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 60 62.2 49.5-73.5 13 12.4 6.4-22.6 2 3.5 0.7-15.9 2 5.5 1.4-19.2 16 16.4 9.5-26.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 175 116 64.3 54.6-72.9 35 21.4 14.4-30.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4 19 12.3 7.2-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 150 101 61.5 48.1-73.4 24 19.4 10.4-33.1 9 11.0 3.9-27.4 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 15 6.8 3.8-12.0
College Graduate 158 111 69.8 59.5-78.4 28 20.5 12.8-31.2 4 1.8 0.6- 5.1 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 12 6.9 3.6-12.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 35 58.3 42.4-72.7 13 23.0 11.9-39.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 3 4.0 1.2-12.7 9 12.9 6.4-24.4
$15,000- 24,999 113 75 64.5 53.0-74.6 17 14.5 8.4-23.7 4 4.2 1.2-13.5 3 5.2 1.5-16.8 14 11.6 6.3-20.4
$25,000- 34,999 74 47 48.4 32.1-65.0 16 34.5 17.8-56.3 3 6.0 1.8-18.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 11.1 5.2-21.9
$35,000- 49,999 90 59 60.9 48.5-72.0 20 27.5 17.6-40.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 0 0.0 . - . 10 10.5 5.1-20.5
$50,000-74,999 83 57 69.6 56.5-80.1 14 13.7 7.9-22.8 3 4.3 1.3-13.1 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 7 11.1 4.3-25.7
$75,000+ 103 76 74.6 61.2-84.6 16 17.7 8.9-32.1 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 7 6.1 2.7-13.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 330 230 66.3 58.6-73.2 55 20.5 14.2-28.6 6 2.3 0.9- 5.8 5 1.8 0.6- 5.0 34 9.1 6.3-13.0
No 239 154 62.7 53.6-71.1 45 18.4 12.7-25.9 9 6.4 2.0-18.8 4 1.8 0.5- 5.6 27 10.6 6.6-16.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 297 212 68.9 61.9-75.1 44 15.9 11.2-22.0 5 3.0 1.2- 7.5 6 3.5 1.4- 8.3 30 8.8 5.8-13.0
Non-Veteran 279 176 61.7 53.1-69.7 56 21.9 15.3-30.4 11 5.1 1.7-14.5 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 32 10.5 7.0-15.4

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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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