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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,500 1,112 73.7 70.3-76.8 221 13.9 11.7-16.4 40 2.9 1.8- 4.6 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 122 9.0 7.0-11.5
No 151 118 77.5 64.6-86.7 16 10.4 5.6-18.4 4 1.6 0.5- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 13 10.5 3.8-26.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 16 13 69.6 32.3-91.7 3 30.4 8.3-67.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 215 155 68.3 56.2-78.3 28 12.1 7.7-18.5 5 3.0 1.0- 8.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 26 16.3 7.9-30.8
Overweight 529 391 73.2 67.2-78.5 77 15.3 11.4-20.1 19 2.8 1.7- 4.6 2 0.6 0.1- 3.7 40 8.1 4.8-13.5
Obese 810 610 76.3 72.0-80.2 118 12.2 9.5-15.5 20 2.9 1.4- 5.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 60 8.1 5.9-11.2
Current Smoker
No 1,426 1,057 73.6 70.1-76.8 206 13.8 11.6-16.2 39 2.9 1.8- 4.7 5 0.5 0.2- 1.5 119 9.2 7.0-12.1
Yes 223 171 76.9 66.7-84.7 31 12.0 6.8-20.3 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9 0 0.0 . - . 16 9.3 4.2-19.1
History of CVD**
Yes 470 356 75.9 70.0-81.0 67 11.1 8.2-14.8 16 6.3 3.1-12.1 0 0.0 . - . 31 6.7 4.3-10.3
No 1,149 851 73.9 70.0-77.6 165 13.8 11.3-16.7 28 1.5 1.0- 2.3 5 0.6 0.2- 1.7 100 10.1 7.4-13.6
Binge Drinker
No 1,596 1,195 75.1 71.8-78.0 226 13.3 11.2-15.7 42 2.6 1.6- 4.1 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 128 8.6 6.6-11.1
Yes 40 27 53.2 31.7-73.5 8 16.3 6.6-34.8 2 7.2 1.7-25.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 23.3 7.2-54.2
Heavy Drinker
No 1,616 1,211 74.7 71.4-77.7 228 13.2 11.1-15.6 42 2.6 1.6- 4.1 5 0.4 0.2- 1.3 130 9.1 7.0-11.8
Yes 19 12 58.0 29.6-81.9 5 21.0 6.4-50.9 1 9.3 1.3-44.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.8 1.7-50.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 233 185 76.9 67.6-84.2 21 6.4 3.7-11.0 9 7.1 2.7-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 18 9.5 5.4-16.2
No 1,374 1,015 73.7 70.1-77.0 208 14.7 12.3-17.4 34 1.9 1.3- 2.9 5 0.5 0.2- 1.5 112 9.1 6.8-12.2
Current Asthma
Yes 213 161 73.1 63.1-81.1 28 11.2 7.1-17.1 5 5.5 1.4-19.5 0 0.0 . - . 19 10.3 6.0-17.1
No 1,428 1,061 74.2 70.7-77.5 208 13.8 11.5-16.4 39 2.4 1.6- 3.5 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 115 9.1 6.8-12.1
Disability
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

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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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