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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-MALES

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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 475 340 74.5 69.1-79.3 83 14.7 11.2-19.1 12 2.5 1.2- 4.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 39 8.2 5.4-12.2
African American 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
Other Minorities 31 21 47.4 21.5-74.8 6 17.7 5.8-43.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 34.2 9.8-71.3
AGE
18-44 36 29 76.1 51.2-90.6 3 6.0 1.8-18.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.1 0.3-14.0 3 15.7 3.9-46.1
45-54 79 53 70.9 57.1-81.6 17 19.8 11.0-32.9 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.3 3.0-16.6
55-64 209 155 76.6 68.4-83.2 31 13.6 9.0-19.9 10 4.0 1.8- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 13 5.9 2.5-12.9
65+ 292 209 71.9 64.6-78.3 52 17.1 12.0-23.8 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 25 9.4 6.0-14.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 87 73.1 60.5-82.9 18 13.9 7.4-24.7 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 0 0.0 . - . 13 12.6 6.2-23.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 195 141 74.2 65.3-81.5 31 15.2 9.6-23.2 8 3.8 1.5- 9.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 14 6.7 3.4-12.8
Some Post-H.S. 141 106 81.5 73.2-87.7 23 12.3 7.4-19.9 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 0 0.0 . - . 10 5.2 2.5-10.5
College Graduate 165 116 66.9 54.2-77.5 31 17.8 11.7-26.1 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6 2 1.5 0.3- 7.4 11 11.3 3.8-29.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 53 74.0 58.9-85.0 11 10.9 5.2-21.4 2 1.5 0.4- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 8 13.5 5.8-28.4
$15,000- 24,999 115 84 74.1 61.3-83.7 18 12.8 6.7-22.9 4 3.2 1.0- 9.3 0 0.0 . - . 9 10.0 4.0-22.8
$25,000- 34,999 87 63 77.3 65.0-86.2 19 20.0 11.6-32.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 3 1.9 0.5- 7.2
$35,000- 49,999 89 62 69.1 48.7-84.0 18 12.0 6.7-20.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 7 18.0 5.4-45.5
$50,000- 74,999 76 55 71.7 56.7-83.1 13 21.5 11.2-37.1 3 3.3 1.0-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.5 1.4- 8.6
$75,000+ 104 71 70.1 58.3-79.8 16 14.7 8.5-24.3 5 4.8 1.5-13.9 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 11 8.7 4.1-17.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 374 280 74.8 67.7-80.8 58 11.9 8.8-16.0 7 1.8 0.7- 4.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 28 11.0 6.3-18.4
No 226 158 74.2 65.9-81.0 42 19.1 12.9-27.4 8 2.2 1.0- 4.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 16 4.2 2.4- 7.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 263 202 79.6 73.3-84.8 39 12.6 8.7-17.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1 0 0.0 . - . 17 6.1 3.4-10.7
Non-Veteran 357 248 70.9 63.6-77.2 64 16.1 11.7-21.6 11 2.4 1.1- 5.0 3 0.6 0.1- 2.7 31 10.0 5.8-16.9

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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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