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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 1,682 1,253 72.5 67.9-76.6 245 14.1 11.6-17.0 39 2.5 1.6- 3.8 12 0.7 0.4- 1.5 133 10.2 6.8-15.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 376 286 70.3 58.3-80.0 59 16.2 11.0-23.4 6 0.9 0.3- 2.2 0 0.0 . - . 25 12.6 4.8-29.3
GENDER
Male 124 95 78.7 66.9-87.2 20 12.1 6.2-22.1 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.1 3.2-18.8
Female 252 191 64.5 47.6-78.4 39 19.0 11.6-29.6 3 0.7 0.2- 3.2 0 0.0 . - . 19 15.7 4.5-42.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 1 94.3 50.8-99.6 1 5.7 0.4-49.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 374 285 69.7 57.6-79.6 58 16.5 11.1-23.7 6 0.9 0.4- 2.3 0 0.0 . - . 25 12.9 4.9-29.8
AGE
18-44 33 21 37.6 14.8-67.7 7 23.7 7.9-53.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 38.7 9.3-79.4
45-54 65 55 83.3 66.7-92.5 2 5.4 1.0-24.9 1 1.9 0.3-12.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.4 3.4-23.5
55-64 127 98 80.0 67.8-88.4 22 15.1 7.9-27.1 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.5 1.0-11.8
65+ 149 110 72.7 59.4-82.9 28 18.6 10.5-30.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 0 0.0 . - . 9 8.3 3.3-19.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 70 76.0 60.1-86.9 16 14.1 7.1-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 9.9 3.3-26.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 149 115 65.3 42.9-82.6 23 14.7 7.2-27.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 0 0.0 . - . 10 19.7 5.3-51.9
Some Post-H.S. 73 61 81.6 61.2-92.6 5 11.3 2.7-36.7 3 3.1 0.8-11.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.0 1.1-13.7
College Graduate 60 39 62.8 45.2-77.5 15 30.5 16.9-48.6 2 1.7 0.4- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.0 1.5-15.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 77 75.7 59.0-87.0 10 13.9 5.0-32.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 0 0.0 . - . 9 8.9 3.9-18.9
$15,000- 24,999 82 58 60.0 42.1-75.6 18 28.7 14.7-48.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 10.5 3.2-29.7
$25,000- 34,999 40 32 92.4 82.0-97.0 7 6.8 2.6-16.9 1 0.8 0.1- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 34 30 93.4 81.2-97.9 2 4.6 1.1-17.4 1 0.5 0.1- 4.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2-10.2
$50,000- 74,999 38 26 67.1 44.5-83.8 7 25.0 10.2-49.3 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.8 1.1-26.1
$75,000+ 18 16 81.9 49.5-95.4 1 9.1 1.3-44.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.0 1.2-43.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 234 176 74.4 64.6-82.2 42 18.4 11.7-27.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 13 6.2 2.8-13.2
No 122 95 64.3 39.4-83.3 14 13.2 5.8-27.3 3 0.9 0.2- 3.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 21.7 5.5-56.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 45 87.1 66.3-95.9 7 5.1 2.0-12.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.0 1.0-36.2
Non-Veteran 288 216 68.3 54.1-79.8 48 17.5 11.4-25.9 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 0 0.0 . - . 20 13.6 4.5-34.8

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*Respondents who reported having no feet excluded for this table.

^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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