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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 620 450 73.9 68.7-78.5 103 14.9 11.7-18.8 16 2.1 1.2- 3.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.8 48 8.7 5.6-13.3
Female 1,033 782 74.4 70.2-78.2 134 12.2 9.7-15.1 28 3.3 1.7- 6.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 87 9.7 7.1-13.1
RACE
White 1,157 860 74.7 71.1-78.1 171 13.2 11.0-15.9 30 2.6 1.7- 4.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 93 8.9 6.6-11.9
African American 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
Asian 5 2 17.0 1.8-69.5 1 6.2 0.6-44.0 1 6.1 0.5-43.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 70.8 19.9-95.9
Native American 57 45 80.1 61.7-90.9 7 13.3 4.8-31.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 6.4 1.8-20.4
Other Minorities 27 18 49.4 23.8-75.4 4 13.8 4.2-37.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 36.8 12.9-69.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 26 49.9 27.5-72.3 8 16.9 6.7-36.6 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 6 31.3 11.1-62.4
-English Speaking 29 18 55.8 32.9-76.5 6 22.6 7.9-49.9 1 3.9 0.5-23.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 17.7 6.0-41.7
-Spanish Speaking 12 8 44.5 14.4-79.3 2 11.7 2.4-41.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 43.8 11.6-82.2
Non-Hispanic 1,605 1,201 75.1 72.0-78.0 228 13.3 11.3-15.7 43 2.8 1.7- 4.4 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 128 8.3 6.5-10.6
AGE
18-24 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 34 23 72.1 48.9-87.5 6 9.8 3.6-23.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 18.1 5.7-45.0
35-44 74 59 77.3 59.1-88.9 7 6.3 2.7-13.9 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 2 3.5 0.9-13.1 4 11.4 2.9-36.0
45-54 221 152 69.7 61.1-77.1 40 14.8 10.0-21.4 6 4.7 1.6-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 23 10.8 6.7-16.8
55-64 491 370 76.5 71.1-81.1 73 14.2 10.7-18.5 17 3.2 1.8- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 31 6.1 3.6-10.1
65-74 495 375 72.5 66.3-77.9 74 17.7 12.9-23.8 12 2.3 1.2- 4.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 33 7.5 5.0-11.1
75+ 328 243 76.3 69.9-81.7 37 9.7 6.5-14.2 7 1.6 0.6- 4.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.6 39 11.6 7.7-17.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 372 281 72.5 64.4-79.3 48 13.7 9.0-20.2 5 0.9 0.3- 2.5 0 0.0 . - . 38 13.0 8.0-20.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 409 77.1 72.1-81.5 73 11.5 8.5-15.5 18 2.9 1.6- 5.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.7 45 8.1 5.5-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 398 308 77.9 71.6-83.0 52 11.8 8.5-16.1 10 3.7 1.3-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 28 6.7 4.2-10.5
College Graduate 333 231 66.2 57.9-73.7 64 18.7 13.9-24.6 11 3.3 1.6- 6.8 3 1.8 0.5- 6.0 24 10.0 4.8-19.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 302 232 74.9 66.9-81.5 38 13.1 8.2-20.5 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 0 0.0 . - . 26 10.8 6.7-16.8
$15,000- 24,999 356 272 72.7 64.3-79.8 47 10.7 7.3-15.5 9 4.4 1.6-12.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 27 11.7 6.6-19.9
$25,000- 34,999 195 145 77.4 69.2-84.0 32 15.4 10.1-22.8 7 2.5 1.1- 5.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 10 4.4 1.9- 9.9
$35,000- 49,999 208 152 74.1 62.2-83.2 35 11.6 7.7-17.1 5 1.4 0.6- 3.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 15 12.8 5.3-28.0
$50,000-74,999 156 111 71.2 61.2-79.6 26 17.7 10.9-27.4 7 4.1 1.9- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 12 6.9 3.5-13.3
$75,000+ 173 120 68.7 59.5-76.7 28 15.7 10.4-23.1 6 4.4 1.7-11.3 2 2.4 0.6- 9.1 17 8.7 4.8-15.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,020 774 75.0 70.7-78.9 141 12.0 9.7-14.8 25 2.7 1.4- 5.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 79 10.1 7.2-13.8
No 584 423 73.2 67.7-78.0 90 15.5 11.8-20.0 18 2.7 1.5- 4.6 4 0.8 0.2- 2.8 49 7.9 5.0-12.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 279 215 79.9 73.8-84.9 40 11.7 8.1-16.7 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8 0 0.0 . - . 19 6.9 4.0-11.6
Non-Veteran 1,374 1,017 73.0 69.2-76.4 197 13.8 11.5-16.5 39 3.0 1.8- 4.8 5 0.5 0.2- 1.5 116 9.7 7.3-12.8

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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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