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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-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 1,682 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
-MALES 671 496 75.6 70.6-80.0 99 12.2 9.3-16.0 14 2.2 1.1- 4.2 10 1.4 0.6- 3.0 52 8.5 5.8-12.4
RACE
White 492 358 73.8 68.0-78.9 74 12.2 9.1-16.2 10 2.9 1.4- 6.1 7 1.4 0.6- 3.3 43 9.7 6.3-14.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 47 39 87.7 66.6-96.2 3 8.7 1.8-32.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 2 2.0 0.4- 8.8 2 1.3 0.3- 6.0
AGE
18-44 38 27 74.3 52.2-88.5 2 8.6 1.6-35.4 4 5.9 1.8-17.6 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 4 9.9 2.6-31.3
45-54 92 73 77.7 64.4-87.0 12 11.2 5.5-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 6 9.6 3.7-23.0
55-64 222 164 79.1 71.1-85.3 35 12.0 7.4-18.7 6 3.1 1.1- 8.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 14 5.2 2.6-10.1
65+ 316 229 71.2 62.9-78.2 50 14.4 10.1-20.2 4 1.3 0.4- 4.2 5 2.1 0.7- 6.6 28 11.0 6.3-18.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 96 71.6 58.2-82.0 22 12.6 7.0-21.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 3 2.6 0.7- 9.6 16 11.9 5.6-23.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 215 158 74.3 64.9-82.0 31 13.9 8.2-22.8 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 3 1.3 0.3- 5.0 19 8.7 4.7-15.4
Some Post-H.S. 170 136 82.0 72.6-88.6 21 8.4 4.9-13.8 4 3.1 0.9-10.7 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 8 6.4 2.4-15.9
College Graduate 146 105 74.1 63.1-82.6 25 14.3 8.5-23.1 5 2.6 0.8- 7.5 2 1.5 0.3- 6.7 9 7.6 2.9-18.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 73 84.1 71.5-91.7 11 10.4 4.7-21.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.0 0.5- 8.5 3 3.5 1.0-11.6
$15,000- 24,999 129 93 70.6 57.8-80.9 21 14.2 7.8-24.3 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 4 4.2 1.3-13.3 9 9.8 3.6-24.0
$25,000- 34,999 73 50 75.2 60.2-85.9 13 13.1 6.5-24.7 2 5.4 1.3-19.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.3 2.7-13.9
$35,000- 49,999 94 76 83.5 71.3-91.1 10 6.3 3.1-12.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 10.1 4.0-23.3
$50,000- 74,999 83 64 81.7 66.8-90.9 13 12.6 5.2-27.6 3 1.4 0.4- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.3 1.0-16.2
$75,000+ 110 75 65.6 51.8-77.2 19 16.2 9.1-27.4 3 1.7 0.5- 6.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 12 15.9 7.4-31.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 387 292 76.9 70.3-82.4 58 10.5 7.6-14.4 7 2.1 0.7- 5.7 5 1.8 0.6- 4.8 25 8.7 5.0-14.6
No 255 189 77.0 68.7-83.6 36 13.1 8.1-20.3 6 2.1 0.8- 5.2 3 0.9 0.2- 3.3 21 7.0 3.7-13.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 212 79.4 71.5-85.6 33 9.5 5.9-14.9 4 2.3 0.7- 7.5 4 1.2 0.4- 3.8 18 7.6 3.9-14.5
Non-Veteran 348 252 74.9 68.0-80.8 57 12.5 8.8-17.5 7 2.1 0.9- 4.9 4 1.3 0.4- 4.3 28 9.2 5.4-15.0

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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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