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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,523 1,133 73.5 69.8-76.8 230 14.6 12.0-17.6 36 2.7 1.8- 4.2 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6 114 8.5 6.5-11.0
No 155 117 65.3 40.4-84.0 14 10.2 3.8-24.6 3 0.9 0.2- 5.2 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 19 23.0 6.6-55.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 13 10 75.6 44.0-92.5 2 19.2 4.8-52.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.1 0.7-29.7
Recommended Range 249 175 56.7 40.0-71.9 36 15.4 8.5-26.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 35 27.0 12.1-49.8
Overweight 512 390 75.6 69.5-80.8 66 11.8 8.3-16.6 13 2.7 1.3- 5.7 5 1.1 0.3- 3.6 38 8.7 5.5-13.7
Obese 809 608 75.1 70.2-79.4 120 14.7 11.2-19.1 22 3.1 1.8- 5.3 6 0.7 0.3- 1.8 53 6.4 4.4- 9.1
Current Smoker
No 1,435 1,068 72.6 67.4-77.2 212 13.6 11.0-16.8 34 2.7 1.7- 4.3 10 0.6 0.3- 1.2 111 10.5 6.6-16.3
Yes 240 180 72.5 63.0-80.4 31 15.6 9.3-25.0 5 1.3 0.4- 4.6 2 1.5 0.3- 6.6 22 9.0 5.2-15.1
History of CVD**
Yes 481 358 75.6 69.5-80.9 69 14.4 10.4-19.5 10 2.2 0.9- 5.2 4 1.1 0.3- 3.9 40 6.7 4.2-10.5
No 1,171 880 71.6 65.8-76.8 166 13.7 10.7-17.4 27 2.5 1.5- 4.2 8 0.6 0.3- 1.4 90 11.5 7.1-18.1
Binge Drinker
No 1,625 1,216 72.8 68.1-77.1 237 14.4 11.8-17.5 38 2.5 1.6- 3.9 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4 123 9.6 6.1-14.7
Yes 41 24 61.0 37.4-80.3 6 6.9 2.6-16.9 1 2.8 0.4-17.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 9 27.7 11.4-53.3
Heavy Drinker
No 1,638 1,217 72.2 67.5-76.4 242 14.4 11.8-17.4 38 2.5 1.6- 3.8 12 0.7 0.4- 1.5 129 10.2 6.7-15.2
Yes 19 16 85.2 59.2-95.8 2 7.4 1.6-28.2 1 7.3 1.0-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Poor Sleep***
Yes 218 179 81.8 72.9-88.2 22 7.4 4.1-13.1 6 5.0 1.8-13.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 10 5.5 2.5-12.0
No 1,412 1,038 71.5 66.3-76.1 216 15.1 12.2-18.5 31 2.1 1.3- 3.3 10 0.8 0.4- 1.6 117 10.6 6.7-16.3
Current Asthma
Yes 216 164 80.5 71.9-87.0 27 10.7 6.2-17.9 4 0.5 0.1- 1.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 19 7.4 3.9-13.5
No 1,452 1,081 71.4 66.4-75.9 215 14.5 11.7-17.8 35 2.8 1.8- 4.3 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5 112 10.6 6.8-16.2
Disability
Yes 1,020 765 73.9 69.5-77.9 149 13.6 10.8-17.2 26 3.2 1.9- 5.4 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1 74 8.4 6.0-11.5
No 592 442 71.2 61.9-79.0 84 14.2 10.0-19.9 12 1.5 0.8- 3.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7 50 12.5 5.9-24.4

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

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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