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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 393 297 76.2 69.7-81.7 52 13.7 9.5-19.3 12 3.4 1.3- 8.9 2 0.5 0.1- 3.1 30 6.2 4.0- 9.6
GENDER
Male 108 86 79.8 68.7-87.7 13 14.8 7.9-25.8 3 1.5 0.4- 5.3 2 1.4 0.2- 8.2 4 2.5 0.9- 6.9
Female 285 211 74.1 65.7-81.1 39 13.0 8.3-19.9 9 4.5 1.4-13.4 0 0.0 . - . 26 8.4 5.2-13.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 4 58.2 16.3-90.8 1 7.8 0.9-43.1 1 34.1 5.5-82.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 385 292 76.1 69.5-81.7 50 13.8 9.6-19.5 11 3.2 1.1- 8.9 2 0.5 0.1- 3.2 30 6.4 4.1- 9.8
AGE
18-44 33 26 85.5 68.8-94.1 3 6.4 1.5-23.0 1 1.7 0.2-11.6 1 3.2 0.4-19.9 2 3.2 0.8-12.4
45-54 75 49 61.9 45.7-75.8 15 17.8 9.8-30.3 2 8.1 1.4-34.8 0 0.0 . - . 9 12.2 5.7-24.1
55-64 124 101 82.5 72.2-89.5 13 11.6 5.9-21.4 4 2.4 0.8- 7.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.5 1.2- 9.9
65+ 159 119 76.5 65.0-85.1 21 15.7 8.2-27.9 5 1.9 0.6- 5.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 13 5.8 3.0-11.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 70 72.4 58.1-83.3 17 19.0 9.5-34.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 13 7.0 3.6-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 128 95 78.1 67.6-85.8 15 10.1 5.2-18.8 6 2.9 1.1- 7.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 11 8.9 4.3-17.4
Some Post-H.S. 98 86 82.2 65.3-91.9 9 9.8 4.7-19.3 1 6.7 1.0-34.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.3 0.3- 5.7
College Graduate 63 44 68.2 51.9-81.0 11 18.5 9.2-33.8 3 2.7 0.7-10.0 1 3.2 0.4-19.3 4 7.4 2.4-20.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 67 68.5 54.1-80.1 13 19.1 9.5-34.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 0 0.0 . - . 12 11.7 6.2-21.3
$15,000- 24,999 102 79 77.4 60.8-88.4 12 9.1 4.1-18.9 6 10.7 2.9-32.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.8 1.0- 7.6
$25,000- 34,999 33 27 79.6 57.1-92.0 3 8.8 2.3-28.8 1 2.0 0.3-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.6 2.3-32.7
$35,000- 49,999 42 31 83.0 65.9-92.5 8 15.5 6.5-32.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
$50,000- 74,999 35 26 76.1 57.1-88.4 4 10.1 3.3-27.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 12.9 4.6-31.5
$75,000+ 17 16 87.1 45.0-98.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.9 1.8-55.0 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 254 192 76.1 67.5-82.9 32 12.1 7.5-18.9 9 4.7 1.6-13.3 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 20 6.4 3.8-10.8
No 126 95 76.7 65.0-85.4 18 15.4 8.2-27.1 3 1.2 0.4- 4.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 9 6.5 2.9-14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 46 86.7 72.0-94.3 4 8.4 3.0-21.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.9 1.2-18.2
Non-Veteran 341 251 74.3 66.9-80.5 48 14.6 9.9-21.0 12 4.0 1.5-10.4 2 0.6 0.1- 3.7 28 6.5 4.1-10.2

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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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