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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,476 282 20.5 17.6-23.7 437 28.9 25.8-32.3 447 29.4 26.1-32.9 310 21.3 18.3-24.6
No 150 29 24.2 15.4-36.0 42 22.5 14.4-33.5 27 16.5 9.7-26.4 52 36.8 25.9-49.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 16 3 31.7 9.7-66.6 7 23.2 8.3-50.0 2 12.2 2.2-46.6 4 32.9 10.0-68.3
Recommended Range 211 45 18.2 12.5-25.6 59 27.9 18.7-39.5 54 23.0 16.1-31.6 53 30.9 20.5-43.9
Overweight 521 107 24.6 18.9-31.3 146 28.5 23.3-34.3 146 23.6 19.3-28.7 122 23.3 18.3-29.2
Obese 799 141 19.6 16.0-23.9 246 28.0 24.0-32.5 248 31.0 26.5-36.0 164 21.3 17.4-25.8
Current Smoker
No 1,405 275 20.8 17.9-24.0 419 28.1 25.0-31.4 412 28.9 25.5-32.4 299 22.3 19.1-25.8
Yes 217 36 20.9 13.1-31.8 58 28.0 19.5-38.5 60 21.5 15.1-29.8 63 29.5 20.7-40.1
History of CVD**
Yes 462 80 17.8 13.5-23.1 132 26.9 21.8-32.8 146 31.4 25.7-37.6 104 23.9 18.4-30.4
No 1,132 224 22.2 18.7-26.1 341 28.9 25.3-32.9 316 25.8 22.3-29.7 251 23.0 19.5-27.0
Binge Drinker
No 1,572 295 20.1 17.3-23.2 464 28.2 25.2-31.5 468 28.6 25.5-32.0 345 23.0 19.9-26.4
Yes 40 14 42.4 22.6-65.0 11 26.0 12.2-47.0 4 9.1 2.2-30.5 11 22.4 10.8-40.9
Heavy Drinker
No 1,593 307 21.0 18.1-24.2 472 28.2 25.2-31.5 469 27.9 24.8-31.2 345 22.9 19.8-26.3
Yes 19 5 27.9 9.7-58.0 3 18.7 4.7-52.1 3 23.0 6.0-58.3 8 30.4 11.8-58.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 232 35 16.4 10.8-24.2 58 23.5 16.7-32.0 76 30.3 22.0-40.1 63 29.8 21.3-40.0
No 1,355 269 21.8 18.7-25.4 411 28.8 25.5-32.3 385 27.1 23.9-30.7 290 22.2 19.0-25.8
Current Asthma
Yes 202 24 15.4 9.4-24.2 52 29.6 21.1-39.9 78 27.7 20.5-36.3 48 27.3 18.8-37.7
No 1,413 282 21.5 18.5-24.9 424 27.9 24.7-31.3 393 27.6 24.3-31.2 314 23.0 19.7-26.6
Disability
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

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*Respondents who reported having no feet were NOT asked this question.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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