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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

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 1,653 1,232 74.2 70.9-77.2 237 13.4 11.4-15.8 44 2.7 1.7- 4.3 5 0.4 0.2- 1.3 135 9.2 7.1-11.9
-Eastern NC 495 383 77.2 70.8-82.6 61 12.7 8.7-18.1 5 0.4 0.1- 1.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8 43 9.0 5.6-14.1
GENDER
Male 163 126 79.6 70.1-86.7 20 12.9 7.1-22.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 2 1.0 0.2- 5.8 12 5.8 3.0-11.2
Female 332 257 75.1 66.1-82.4 41 12.5 7.7-19.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 31 11.7 6.4-20.5
RACE
White 290 222 76.5 67.8-83.4 36 10.7 6.6-16.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 28 11.9 6.7-20.2
African American 164 131 77.7 66.0-86.2 20 16.8 9.2-28.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 2 1.3 0.2- 7.5 10 4.0 1.7- 9.0
Other Minorities 38 28 83.1 65.5-92.7 5 7.9 2.6-21.3 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.0 2.3-24.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 6 70.4 32.7-92.1 1 4.7 0.6-30.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 25.0 6.1-63.0
Non-Hispanic 484 377 77.5 71.0-83.0 60 12.9 8.9-18.4 5 0.4 0.1- 1.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8 39 8.4 5.1-13.7
AGE
18-44 36 30 76.8 50.9-91.4 4 9.0 3.0-23.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.4-18.0 1 11.3 1.7-48.7
45-54 64 46 72.3 55.1-84.7 10 16.1 7.1-32.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 11.6 4.8-25.3
55-64 145 113 83.7 74.4-90.0 20 10.1 5.5-17.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 5.8 2.4-13.1
65+ 246 190 74.8 64.8-82.7 27 14.5 7.8-25.2 3 0.6 0.2- 2.5 2 0.8 0.1- 4.5 24 9.3 5.5-15.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 114 92 71.5 53.7-84.5 12 14.1 5.7-31.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 14.4 5.4-32.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 172 127 77.3 66.9-85.1 27 14.3 8.0-24.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 2 1.0 0.2- 5.4 14 7.0 3.4-14.0
Some Post-H.S. 121 97 83.4 73.0-90.3 12 8.7 4.1-17.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 0 0.0 . - . 11 7.8 3.5-16.4
College Graduate 86 65 75.4 61.4-85.5 10 13.9 6.6-26.9 2 1.3 0.3- 6.0 1 2.5 0.3-15.6 8 6.9 3.1-14.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 91 75 72.9 53.1-86.4 12 18.2 6.9-40.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.9 2.9-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 124 100 79.1 63.2-89.3 11 5.6 2.3-13.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 11 13.9 5.3-31.8
$25,000- 34,999 52 44 89.8 76.3-96.0 3 5.0 1.3-18.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.8 1.3-15.8
$35,000- 49,999 50 38 82.7 66.0-92.2 6 5.1 2.0-12.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.5 5 11.8 4.1-29.4
$50,000-74,999 43 30 64.3 41.4-82.1 11 33.5 16.1-56.9 1 1.8 0.2-12.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
$75,000+ 50 36 77.2 60.2-88.3 4 9.2 3.1-24.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 1 3.9 0.5-23.1 8 9.2 4.1-19.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 322 256 81.2 74.1-86.7 35 8.8 5.1-15.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 27 8.9 5.5-14.0
No 158 117 71.9 59.0-82.0 23 17.4 10.0-28.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 2 0.9 0.1- 4.8 14 9.4 3.4-23.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 65 86.2 74.8-92.9 6 2.9 1.1- 7.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 10.1 4.3-21.8
Non-Veteran 416 318 75.1 67.6-81.3 55 15.0 10.2-21.5 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 3 0.9 0.2- 3.4 36 8.7 5.0-14.9

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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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