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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 374 66 18.3 13.4-24.6 106 27.1 21.4-33.7 129 33.5 27.0-40.7 73 21.0 15.3-28.2
GENDER
Male 106 23 19.1 11.1-30.8 41 36.9 25.8-49.6 25 26.0 16.0-39.4 17 18.0 10.4-29.4
Female 268 43 17.9 12.1-25.7 65 21.5 15.7-28.7 104 37.8 29.8-46.6 56 22.7 15.3-32.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 0 0.0 . - . 2 41.9 10.0-82.5 3 24.0 5.8-61.8 1 34.1 5.5-82.3
Non-Hispanic 368 66 18.5 13.5-24.8 104 27.0 21.3-33.7 126 33.6 27.1-40.8 72 20.9 15.1-28.1
AGE
18-44 32 7 27.5 11.7-52.0 6 14.5 5.9-31.6 9 27.8 11.8-52.8 10 30.2 13.8-53.9
45-54 71 15 24.2 13.4-39.6 20 24.2 13.6-39.3 20 26.0 14.3-42.6 16 25.6 13.3-43.7
55-64 121 15 10.8 6.1-18.7 43 35.4 24.8-47.6 43 38.2 27.0-50.8 20 15.6 8.7-26.3
65+ 147 26 15.7 9.1-25.7 37 28.5 19.1-40.3 57 37.4 27.2-48.9 27 18.3 10.2-30.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 90 11 15.3 7.4-29.1 20 21.7 12.0-36.1 36 37.9 25.1-52.7 23 25.0 13.9-40.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 124 33 29.7 19.2-43.0 40 29.6 20.2-41.1 39 32.5 21.2-46.3 12 8.2 3.4-18.4
Some Post-H.S. 96 11 10.3 5.3-19.2 23 20.1 11.6-32.6 37 37.4 25.3-51.3 25 32.2 19.1-48.9
College Graduate 62 10 13.0 5.1-29.4 23 44.2 28.2-61.6 17 23.1 12.4-38.8 12 19.7 10.1-34.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 87 14 17.6 9.1-31.3 15 15.7 8.6-27.0 39 44.3 30.7-58.8 19 22.3 11.7-38.4
$15,000- 24,999 101 17 15.3 8.1-26.9 32 27.2 16.6-41.2 33 37.1 23.5-53.1 19 20.5 9.8-37.8
$25,000- 34,999 32 5 13.0 4.2-33.9 13 27.2 12.4-49.7 9 35.6 16.4-61.0 5 24.2 6.8-58.3
$35,000- 49,999 42 4 5.9 1.9-17.1 17 53.6 34.1-72.2 15 32.8 17.5-52.8 6 7.6 3.1-17.5
$50,000- 74,999 35 7 20.6 8.7-41.4 14 38.3 21.9-57.8 7 16.6 6.8-35.1 7 24.5 11.3-45.3
$75,000+ 15 4 24.1 7.7-54.8 4 34.9 11.3-69.4 6 28.8 11.1-56.6 1 12.2 1.7-52.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 237 33 13.7 8.8-20.7 64 27.5 20.1-36.4 98 40.4 31.6-49.8 42 18.4 11.4-28.4
No 124 29 26.9 17.0-40.0 41 28.6 19.7-39.6 28 23.0 14.1-35.2 26 21.5 13.1-33.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 9 10.7 5.0-21.4 25 43.9 27.3-62.0 12 26.6 13.5-45.7 7 18.9 6.8-42.6
Non-Veteran 321 57 19.9 14.2-27.1 81 23.8 18.0-30.8 117 34.9 27.8-42.7 66 21.4 15.3-29.1

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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.

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