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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 672 131 23.3 18.6-28.7 173 23.3 19.4-27.7 190 25.0 21.0-29.5 178 28.5 23.9-33.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 55 5 8.6 3.1-21.6 14 23.2 10.8-43.0 25 48.6 29.0-68.7 11 19.5 8.6-38.5
AGE
18-44 71 18 31.6 18.3-48.7 14 13.8 7.5-24.1 14 17.5 8.6-32.4 25 37.1 23.8-52.7
45-54 140 29 22.9 15.0-33.3 35 20.0 13.1-29.1 37 25.5 16.9-36.4 39 31.7 21.9-43.4
55-64 280 44 16.4 11.5-22.8 82 29.6 23.1-37.1 95 33.9 26.8-41.8 59 20.1 14.6-27.0
65+ 507 87 18.8 14.3-24.2 124 23.2 18.6-28.5 174 35.8 30.2-41.8 122 22.3 17.4-28.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 240 28 17.7 10.0-29.4 50 18.3 12.3-26.2 101 36.7 28.3-46.0 61 27.3 19.3-37.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 342 71 24.0 18.1-31.2 96 26.1 20.4-32.7 100 28.6 22.0-36.3 75 21.3 15.8-28.0
Some Post-H.S. 254 46 16.9 11.6-24.0 63 21.7 16.0-28.8 77 28.4 21.5-36.5 68 32.9 24.3-42.9
College Graduate 165 35 26.3 17.5-37.5 47 24.7 17.5-33.7 43 28.5 19.9-38.9 40 20.6 14.2-28.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 38 18.4 12.1-26.9 44 17.6 12.1-25.0 87 40.3 31.3-50.1 54 23.7 16.1-33.4
$15,000- 24,999 240 33 16.2 9.0-27.6 63 20.7 14.6-28.6 80 30.1 21.7-40.0 64 33.0 23.9-43.4
$25,000- 34,999 105 21 23.3 14.0-36.2 31 25.3 16.0-37.5 30 28.4 18.3-41.4 23 23.0 11.4-41.0
$35,000- 49,999 116 19 14.3 8.0-24.1 40 32.3 22.4-44.1 35 30.6 20.8-42.6 22 22.8 13.0-36.8
$50,000- 74,999 81 17 26.1 14.4-42.5 23 28.4 17.7-42.3 20 19.8 11.3-32.2 21 25.8 15.4-39.8
$75,000+ 68 23 38.8 24.8-54.9 17 21.7 12.1-35.6 15 22.1 12.3-36.6 13 17.4 9.0-31.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 622 97 17.8 13.8-22.7 142 20.4 16.4-25.1 226 35.2 29.9-40.8 157 26.6 21.4-32.5
No 355 79 26.8 20.1-34.8 107 25.5 20.3-31.6 88 23.6 18.0-30.4 81 24.0 18.3-30.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 16 3 4.8 0.9-21.5 4 35.2 10.5-71.5 6 24.9 7.9-56.0 3 35.2 7.2-79.2
Non-Veteran 987 178 21.4 17.7-25.7 252 22.4 19.2-26.0 315 30.5 26.6-34.8 242 25.6 21.8-29.9

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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.

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