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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

About how many times in the last year has a health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once a year 2-3/year 4 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,627 312 21.0 18.2-24.1 479 28.0 25.1-31.3 474 27.6 24.6-30.9 362 23.3 20.3-26.7
-Eastern NC 487 97 22.9 17.4-29.5 133 27.1 21.5-33.4 142 26.9 21.1-33.5 115 23.2 17.6-29.8
GENDER
Male 165 31 20.9 13.3-31.3 61 34.0 24.6-44.9 43 26.5 17.6-37.8 30 18.6 11.1-29.5
Female 322 66 24.6 17.3-33.7 72 21.0 15.2-28.3 99 27.3 20.4-35.4 85 27.1 19.9-35.9
RACE
White 287 58 25.7 18.0-35.2 80 27.6 20.4-36.2 79 24.1 17.0-32.9 70 22.6 16.0-31.0
African American 159 37 21.8 14.0-32.3 43 28.9 19.6-40.5 46 27.9 18.6-39.6 33 21.4 12.3-34.6
Other Minorities 38 2 4.4 0.9-18.7 9 11.8 4.5-27.5 16 48.4 25.6-71.9 11 35.4 15.8-61.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.7 0.6-30.1 3 43.8 10.1-84.4 6 51.6 14.7-86.8
Non-Hispanic 476 97 23.6 17.9-30.4 132 27.8 22.0-34.3 138 26.0 20.3-32.7 109 22.6 17.0-29.4
AGE
18-44 36 9 34.5 16.7-57.9 5 9.8 3.7-23.2 8 17.3 7.1-36.4 14 38.5 20.8-59.8
45-54 62 13 30.0 15.6-49.7 14 15.4 7.5-29.1 14 27.8 13.3-49.3 21 26.8 14.7-43.7
55-64 145 22 13.5 7.7-22.4 47 40.9 28.5-54.5 46 29.9 19.1-43.6 30 15.7 7.9-28.8
65+ 239 49 21.5 14.6-30.5 67 29.1 21.1-38.6 73 28.1 20.7-36.9 50 21.3 13.7-31.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 109 16 27.0 14.3-45.1 22 18.0 9.3-32.1 38 29.8 17.8-45.3 33 25.2 14.1-40.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 171 47 30.5 20.7-42.4 46 23.6 16.0-33.3 45 25.0 15.8-37.2 33 20.9 12.9-32.1
Some Post-H.S. 119 15 13.3 6.8-24.5 28 28.7 18.0-42.5 41 26.5 17.3-38.3 35 31.4 19.6-46.3
College Graduate 86 18 18.1 9.4-32.0 37 44.2 29.0-60.6 18 28.1 14.8-46.7 13 9.7 4.6-19.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 17 23.5 12.6-39.6 18 16.0 8.5-28.0 27 26.4 15.7-40.9 30 34.1 20.0-51.7
$15,000- 24,999 125 26 23.0 12.4-38.6 34 24.2 14.4-37.7 36 35.8 22.8-51.4 29 17.0 10.1-27.2
$25,000- 34,999 50 7 19.1 5.9-47.0 15 21.7 10.9-38.6 20 34.2 18.3-54.6 8 25.0 9.7-51.0
$35,000- 49,999 47 7 13.1 5.0-30.2 17 56.6 36.5-74.7 14 15.8 7.5-30.3 9 14.5 6.4-29.7
$50,000-74,999 45 10 19.4 8.7-38.0 18 47.2 27.9-67.4 11 17.5 8.0-33.9 6 15.9 4.8-41.6
$75,000+ 50 14 32.5 16.4-54.3 16 24.6 12.8-42.0 10 21.6 7.2-49.7 10 21.2 9.2-41.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 316 57 18.3 12.9-25.3 85 27.9 20.8-36.3 106 32.6 24.8-41.6 68 21.2 14.4-30.0
No 156 36 30.4 19.7-43.6 45 25.7 17.1-36.7 34 19.4 12.0-29.8 41 24.6 15.8-36.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 81 12 18.1 9.2-32.5 39 48.5 33.4-63.9 17 16.0 8.6-28.0 13 17.4 7.4-35.9
Non-Veteran 406 85 24.1 17.8-31.8 94 21.7 16.3-28.3 125 29.6 22.9-37.3 102 24.6 18.5-31.9

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*Respondents who reported having no feet were NOT asked this question.

^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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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