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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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
-Piedmont NC 832 167 20.1 16.7-24.1 220 26.2 22.1-30.7 260 32.3 28.0-37.0 185 21.4 17.6-25.6
GENDER
Male 334 75 21.0 15.9-27.2 108 31.8 25.6-38.8 92 29.6 23.3-36.9 59 17.5 12.5-24.0
Female 498 92 19.3 14.9-24.6 112 21.1 16.1-27.1 168 34.8 29.0-41.0 126 24.9 19.8-30.8
RACE
White 619 124 20.2 16.3-24.9 156 25.0 20.4-30.1 189 31.0 26.3-36.1 150 23.8 19.5-28.8
African American 184 38 20.3 13.8-28.9 56 26.7 19.5-35.4 62 36.5 27.3-46.8 28 16.5 9.8-26.3
Other Minorities 27 5 18.4 7.0-40.3 8 37.9 16.3-65.6 7 24.4 9.4-50.0 7 19.4 7.6-41.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 3 16.6 4.5-45.7 6 44.5 16.7-76.3 4 25.0 7.1-59.1 4 13.9 3.5-41.7
Non-Hispanic 814 164 20.3 16.8-24.3 213 25.3 21.4-29.6 256 32.7 28.3-37.4 181 21.7 17.9-26.1
AGE
25-34 12 2 15.6 3.2-50.7 1 19.3 2.9-65.8 3 22.3 5.6-58.3 6 42.7 16.0-74.5
35-44 62 11 14.6 7.5-26.5 13 22.7 11.4-40.2 24 43.4 29.3-58.6 14 19.3 10.5-32.8
45-54 127 34 31.0 21.4-42.5 32 19.9 13.3-28.8 33 23.1 15.2-33.5 28 26.0 16.3-38.9
55-64 237 46 18.3 12.9-25.3 63 28.8 21.6-37.3 75 32.5 24.8-41.4 53 20.3 14.8-27.3
65-74 240 45 16.0 11.1-22.5 69 33.0 25.8-41.0 74 31.5 24.6-39.4 52 19.5 14.1-26.4
75+ 149 29 22.0 14.2-32.5 41 26.4 18.2-36.6 49 36.5 26.9-47.3 30 15.1 9.8-22.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 18 12.8 7.1-21.8 43 31.1 20.3-44.5 48 29.9 20.9-40.7 42 26.2 17.9-36.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 284 65 21.6 16.0-28.6 67 21.6 15.7-28.8 92 35.8 28.5-43.9 60 21.0 14.5-29.2
Some Post-H.S. 204 44 24.7 17.2-34.1 59 30.5 22.3-40.3 57 24.2 17.4-32.5 44 20.6 14.1-29.1
College Graduate 190 40 18.2 12.3-25.9 49 24.4 17.6-32.9 62 37.3 27.6-48.1 39 20.2 13.3-29.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 137 18 11.9 6.5-20.9 41 34.4 22.4-48.7 48 34.8 24.2-47.2 30 18.9 11.8-28.8
$15,000- 24,999 181 34 16.1 9.9-25.2 45 21.1 14.5-29.7 58 36.0 26.4-46.9 44 26.8 17.4-38.9
$25,000- 34,999 91 19 19.6 11.3-31.9 28 40.5 26.3-56.5 24 25.0 16.0-37.0 20 14.8 8.5-24.6
$35,000- 49,999 106 18 20.4 11.2-34.2 30 22.4 14.6-32.6 35 28.5 18.3-41.5 23 28.7 17.3-43.6
$50,000-74,999 90 23 26.3 16.6-38.8 23 24.9 15.6-37.5 24 26.6 16.8-39.4 20 22.2 13.6-34.1
$75,000+ 102 26 26.1 16.8-38.2 27 22.4 14.3-33.5 30 32.2 21.4-45.3 19 19.3 11.0-31.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 477 79 17.1 12.8-22.5 122 25.2 20.0-31.2 172 37.0 31.2-43.3 104 20.7 15.9-26.5
No 340 87 24.8 19.2-31.3 92 27.4 21.1-34.6 83 26.6 20.3-34.0 78 21.3 16.1-27.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 36 24.3 16.5-34.3 47 31.4 23.2-41.0 48 28.7 20.8-38.1 23 15.5 9.6-24.2
Non-Veteran 678 131 19.3 15.5-23.6 173 25.1 20.6-30.2 212 33.1 28.2-38.4 162 22.5 18.3-27.4

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*Respondents with diabetes 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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