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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,187 875 73.3 69.3-76.8 175 12.7 10.3-15.5 31 3.6 2.2- 5.6 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7 97 9.7 7.3-12.8
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 6 56.1 13.2-91.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 43.9 8.5-86.8
Non-Hispanic 1,177 867 73.4 69.5-77.0 174 12.8 10.4-15.6 31 3.6 2.3- 5.7 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7 96 9.4 7.0-12.3
AGE
18-44 70 49 69.4 53.8-81.6 7 8.7 3.0-22.5 6 8.4 3.6-18.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 7 12.4 4.8-28.5
45-54 144 110 76.6 65.5-84.9 22 13.0 7.4-22.0 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 8 7.2 2.8-17.2
55-64 338 250 74.5 67.5-80.4 52 13.8 9.6-19.4 9 3.8 1.6- 8.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 24 7.2 4.3-12.0
65+ 630 463 71.9 66.2-77.0 93 12.6 9.6-16.4 13 2.8 1.2- 6.3 4 0.7 0.2- 2.5 57 12.0 8.3-17.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 191 79.8 72.0-85.8 30 7.6 4.9-11.6 3 2.2 0.6- 7.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7 22 9.4 5.3-16.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 394 293 71.8 64.4-78.1 57 11.6 7.9-16.7 9 3.9 1.7- 8.9 2 0.7 0.1- 3.6 33 12.0 7.6-18.5
Some Post-H.S. 316 234 74.7 67.0-81.2 47 13.2 8.7-19.4 9 3.4 1.4- 8.0 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 24 8.3 4.5-14.6
College Graduate 225 154 67.2 58.0-75.2 41 18.6 12.8-26.3 10 4.5 2.0- 9.8 2 1.2 0.3- 5.5 18 8.5 4.1-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 191 149 78.5 68.7-85.8 26 11.6 7.1-18.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 2 1.7 0.4- 6.8 13 7.7 3.2-17.5
$15,000- 24,999 234 174 77.5 69.5-83.9 38 11.0 7.2-16.4 5 2.0 0.6- 6.3 3 1.4 0.3- 6.1 14 8.1 4.1-15.6
$25,000- 34,999 131 91 72.8 62.5-81.2 23 14.9 9.3-23.2 4 5.6 1.9-14.9 0 0.0 . - . 13 6.6 3.4-12.5
$35,000- 49,999 156 111 69.7 58.6-78.9 26 14.3 8.9-22.1 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5 0 0.0 . - . 15 14.5 7.5-26.1
$50,000- 74,999 131 102 79.3 67.5-87.6 16 10.8 5.2-21.0 6 4.9 1.6-14.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.0 1.7-14.0
$75,000+ 150 104 65.1 53.2-75.4 26 16.1 9.7-25.5 6 5.3 1.8-14.4 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 12 12.5 5.8-24.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 705 524 72.6 67.4-77.3 100 12.0 9.3-15.4 21 4.7 2.6- 8.1 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3 56 10.0 6.9-14.3
No 437 322 74.4 67.8-79.9 67 13.5 9.5-18.7 9 2.0 0.9- 4.6 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 35 9.2 5.7-14.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 218 166 78.4 70.4-84.7 27 8.7 5.5-13.5 3 3.0 0.8-10.6 4 1.7 0.5- 5.4 18 8.2 4.5-14.6
Non-Veteran 855 623 71.8 66.9-76.2 138 14.0 11.0-17.6 23 3.6 2.1- 6.2 4 0.5 0.1- 1.7 67 10.1 7.2-14.1

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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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