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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 682 520 75.0 69.9-79.5 88 11.7 9.1-15.0 18 2.8 1.6- 4.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 54 9.7 6.3-14.6
African American 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
Other Minorities 58 44 71.1 51.0-85.4 6 8.2 3.0-20.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 20.5 8.4-42.1
AGE
18-44 73 54 75.4 59.2-86.6 10 8.7 4.2-17.1 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 1 2.2 0.3-13.8 6 12.1 3.9-32.1
45-54 142 99 68.8 57.5-78.2 23 11.0 6.8-17.2 4 6.7 1.8-21.7 0 0.0 . - . 16 13.5 7.7-22.5
55-64 282 215 76.4 69.3-82.3 42 14.8 10.2-21.1 7 2.3 1.0- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 18 6.4 3.4-11.7
65+ 531 409 75.6 69.8-80.7 59 12.4 8.5-17.9 15 2.6 1.4- 4.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 47 8.9 6.1-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 194 72.0 61.1-80.7 30 13.5 7.7-22.6 4 1.3 0.4- 4.0 0 0.0 . - . 25 13.3 6.8-24.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 352 268 79.5 73.8-84.3 42 8.5 5.9-12.1 10 2.3 1.1- 4.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 31 9.2 5.8-14.2
Some Post-H.S. 257 202 74.9 65.8-82.2 29 11.4 7.4-17.0 8 5.9 1.8-17.5 0 0.0 . - . 18 7.8 4.2-14.0
College Graduate 168 115 65.3 55.2-74.3 33 19.9 13.3-28.7 6 4.3 1.5-12.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.2 13 8.3 4.2-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 228 179 75.3 65.5-83.0 27 14.1 7.8-24.0 4 1.1 0.4- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 18 9.6 5.4-16.4
$15,000- 24,999 241 188 71.8 60.2-81.2 29 9.3 5.9-14.3 5 5.3 1.3-19.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 18 12.8 6.1-25.0
$25,000- 34,999 108 82 77.6 65.9-86.2 13 9.9 5.1-18.3 6 5.2 2.2-11.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.4 2.7-18.8
$35,000- 49,999 119 90 79.1 68.4-86.8 17 11.1 6.2-19.3 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 7.7 3.0-18.2
$50,000- 74,999 80 56 70.6 56.8-81.5 13 13.2 6.7-24.4 4 5.1 1.8-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 11.1 4.7-24.0
$75,000+ 69 49 66.1 50.9-78.7 12 17.6 9.4-30.4 1 3.8 0.5-22.1 1 3.8 0.5-22.2 6 8.7 3.4-20.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 646 494 75.1 69.7-79.9 83 12.1 8.9-16.2 18 3.5 1.5- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 51 9.2 6.5-12.9
No 358 265 72.3 64.8-78.7 48 12.4 8.7-17.2 10 3.1 1.5- 6.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 33 11.0 6.3-18.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 16 13 83.2 48.6-96.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.5 3.6-51.3
Non-Veteran 1,017 769 74.2 69.9-78.1 133 12.5 10.0-15.5 28 3.3 1.8- 6.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 85 9.5 6.9-12.9

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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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