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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 1,011 757 69.8 62.7-76.1 146 15.6 11.9-20.2 25 2.8 1.6- 4.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.7 81 11.7 6.3-20.5
RACE
White 695 517 72.8 67.2-77.7 101 13.1 9.8-17.2 21 4.1 2.3- 7.3 2 0.2 0.0- 1.1 54 9.8 6.7-14.2
African American 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
Other Minorities 58 44 69.4 37.0-89.7 6 23.8 5.6-62.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 6.4 2.5-15.1
AGE
18-44 83 55 49.9 28.3-71.5 14 21.2 9.6-40.6 3 2.6 0.7- 9.5 0 0.0 . - . 11 26.2 7.1-62.4
45-54 140 112 80.1 68.8-88.0 14 10.9 5.0-22.1 4 3.7 1.3-10.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 5.3 2.3-11.7
55-64 268 202 72.2 63.2-79.7 40 17.4 11.3-25.9 7 2.8 1.0- 7.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 18 7.2 3.8-13.3
65+ 515 385 73.5 66.5-79.5 77 13.7 9.3-19.7 11 2.5 0.9- 6.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 41 10.2 6.5-15.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 243 195 80.6 69.1-88.5 28 11.7 5.2-24.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 17 6.5 3.3-12.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 364 278 66.4 51.4-78.7 52 12.3 7.3-19.9 7 2.7 0.9- 7.7 0 0.0 . - . 27 18.6 7.5-39.0
Some Post-H.S. 238 177 72.4 62.3-80.7 31 15.9 9.1-26.6 8 3.3 1.4- 7.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 21 7.8 4.2-14.2
College Graduate 160 103 59.4 48.1-69.9 35 29.7 20.2-41.4 8 4.6 1.8-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 14 6.3 3.1-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 229 178 76.4 65.0-85.0 26 12.1 5.6-24.0 3 1.6 0.4- 6.3 0 0.0 . - . 22 9.9 5.3-17.9
$15,000- 24,999 218 164 67.6 54.4-78.5 38 23.8 13.5-38.5 4 1.6 0.4- 6.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 11 6.8 3.2-14.0
$25,000- 34,999 102 76 82.8 73.4-89.3 18 11.6 6.7-19.4 3 2.8 0.8- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.8 0.8- 9.0
$35,000- 49,999 110 75 65.6 51.8-77.2 20 18.6 10.8-30.1 5 2.7 0.9- 7.5 0 0.0 . - . 10 13.1 5.4-28.6
$50,000- 74,999 96 74 70.7 54.8-82.8 10 17.0 7.6-33.8 5 6.5 2.1-18.2 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.8 1.7-17.8
$75,000+ 67 51 69.6 51.6-83.1 9 15.6 6.7-32.3 3 8.5 2.2-27.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 3 5.0 1.0-21.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 633 473 71.6 65.5-77.0 91 16.1 11.8-21.7 19 4.1 2.2- 7.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 49 8.1 5.4-12.0
No 337 253 66.1 51.0-78.4 48 15.3 9.1-24.5 6 1.1 0.4- 3.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 29 17.3 6.6-38.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 20 15 86.7 64.9-95.8 4 11.9 3.4-34.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.9
Non-Veteran 888 658 69.2 61.3-76.0 137 16.5 12.4-21.6 22 2.5 1.3- 4.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 69 11.7 5.9-21.8

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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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