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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 624 131 21.0 16.8-25.9 223 33.9 28.9-39.3 153 24.6 20.0-29.8 117 20.5 16.0-25.9
Female 1,003 181 21.0 17.3-25.2 256 22.8 19.5-26.4 321 30.4 26.5-34.6 245 25.9 21.9-30.2
RACE
White 1,154 235 22.7 19.2-26.6 344 28.9 25.3-32.8 310 25.2 21.8-28.9 265 23.2 19.9-26.9
African American 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
Asian 4 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.6 1.0-53.4 1 7.3 0.6-52.3 1 83.1 32.9-98.0
Native American 56 4 6.2 1.9-18.1 15 33.6 16.6-56.2 23 33.5 18.4-52.9 14 26.8 13.0-47.2
Other Minorities 26 4 12.4 3.6-35.2 6 17.0 6.2-39.1 9 29.6 12.1-56.3 7 41.0 16.2-71.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 5 17.0 6.1-39.0 10 21.4 9.5-41.4 9 19.4 7.2-42.8 14 42.3 19.9-68.4
-English Speaking 26 4 28.8 10.4-58.5 8 33.1 15.1-58.0 4 5.1 1.7-14.6 10 33.0 16.1-55.8
-Spanish Speaking 12 1 7.2 0.9-39.8 2 11.8 2.2-44.0 5 31.1 8.8-68.0 4 49.9 16.2-83.8
Non-Hispanic 1,584 307 21.2 18.3-24.4 466 28.3 25.3-31.6 464 27.8 24.8-31.1 347 22.6 19.7-25.9
AGE
18-24 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
25-34 34 10 37.8 19.2-60.8 3 6.6 1.6-23.2 5 18.0 6.3-42.1 16 37.5 20.8-57.9
35-44 72 17 25.4 14.5-40.5 23 23.6 14.5-36.0 16 18.2 9.9-31.1 16 32.9 18.7-51.1
45-54 217 49 25.9 18.8-34.7 63 27.7 20.3-36.6 49 20.3 13.8-28.8 56 26.1 19.0-34.7
55-64 493 92 18.1 14.1-22.9 161 33.3 27.7-39.5 149 31.3 25.6-37.5 91 17.3 13.0-22.6
65-74 489 78 16.1 12.0-21.3 153 33.1 27.4-39.3 145 28.7 23.6-34.4 113 22.1 17.0-28.1
75+ 312 61 18.8 13.9-25.0 74 21.0 15.7-27.6 109 38.5 31.2-46.3 68 21.7 15.9-28.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 355 44 16.9 11.2-24.8 75 21.3 15.2-29.2 135 34.2 27.1-42.2 101 27.5 21.2-34.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 540 125 27.0 21.7-33.0 163 27.7 23.0-33.0 142 25.2 20.3-30.8 110 20.1 15.6-25.5
Some Post-H.S. 396 77 18.4 13.8-24.1 110 26.8 21.2-33.2 121 28.5 22.9-34.9 88 26.3 19.9-33.8
College Graduate 334 65 18.8 13.7-25.2 131 38.0 30.8-45.8 76 23.5 17.4-30.9 62 19.7 13.1-28.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 51 18.6 13.0-25.8 61 21.7 15.0-30.4 105 32.9 25.7-41.1 81 26.8 20.0-34.8
$15,000- 24,999 356 59 18.1 12.4-25.8 105 24.8 19.0-31.7 110 33.6 26.2-42.0 82 23.4 17.4-30.7
$25,000- 34,999 191 39 21.2 13.5-31.7 61 28.2 20.5-37.4 51 28.2 20.1-37.9 40 22.4 14.5-33.1
$35,000- 49,999 206 39 16.1 10.8-23.3 72 35.9 26.8-46.2 60 25.9 18.8-34.5 35 22.1 12.8-35.4
$50,000-74,999 159 28 17.3 10.7-26.6 60 40.1 30.4-50.7 41 23.0 15.6-32.5 30 19.7 12.5-29.5
$75,000+ 174 50 33.1 24.5-43.1 66 34.4 26.3-43.6 34 19.1 12.1-28.8 24 13.3 8.1-21.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 995 159 16.2 13.3-19.5 273 27.1 23.2-31.4 333 33.0 28.7-37.5 230 23.7 19.7-28.3
No 586 143 28.6 23.2-34.6 195 29.5 24.8-34.6 128 19.9 16.0-24.6 120 22.0 17.5-27.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 56 19.0 13.8-25.8 118 41.9 34.4-49.8 67 24.5 18.6-31.5 42 14.6 9.5-21.9
Non-Veteran 1,344 256 21.4 18.2-25.0 361 25.0 21.8-28.4 407 28.4 24.9-32.1 320 25.3 21.8-29.1

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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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