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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,157 860 74.7 71.1-78.1 171 13.2 11.0-15.9 30 2.6 1.7- 4.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 93 8.9 6.6-11.9
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 12 73.5 44.6-90.6 2 11.0 2.6-36.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 15.4 3.6-47.3
Non-Hispanic 1,139 846 74.7 71.0-78.1 169 13.3 11.0-16.0 30 2.7 1.7- 4.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 91 8.9 6.5-11.9
AGE
18-44 60 47 78.3 61.2-89.2 8 8.2 3.9-16.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 1 2.2 0.3-13.8 3 10.6 2.8-32.9
45-54 127 88 74.5 64.1-82.7 22 12.2 6.9-20.6 4 3.4 1.2- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 13 9.9 5.2-18.1
55-64 334 247 74.7 67.9-80.5 54 14.6 10.6-19.8 12 3.7 1.8- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 21 7.0 3.7-12.7
65+ 631 473 73.6 68.9-77.9 87 14.3 11.0-18.3 13 2.1 1.1- 3.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 56 9.5 6.9-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 187 74.9 63.9-83.4 26 8.6 5.1-14.1 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 0 0.0 . - . 21 15.9 8.5-27.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 388 291 76.8 70.7-81.9 52 12.3 8.5-17.3 12 3.2 1.5- 6.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 32 7.3 4.7-11.4
Some Post-H.S. 269 197 76.6 69.8-82.3 41 12.9 8.9-18.4 9 2.7 1.3- 5.3 0 0.0 . - . 22 7.8 4.5-13.1
College Graduate 263 184 69.1 61.5-75.9 52 19.6 14.3-26.2 7 3.6 1.5- 8.3 2 1.4 0.3- 7.3 18 6.2 3.6-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 187 148 82.3 74.0-88.3 21 6.9 4.2-11.3 5 1.9 0.7- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 13 8.9 4.4-17.2
$15,000- 24,999 224 171 72.3 61.4-81.1 31 10.1 6.4-15.5 3 1.8 0.5- 5.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 18 15.2 7.7-27.8
$25,000- 34,999 148 107 76.4 67.1-83.8 27 17.9 11.4-26.9 6 2.9 1.2- 7.0 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 7 2.3 0.9- 6.0
$35,000- 49,999 156 115 78.4 69.9-85.0 26 11.8 7.5-17.9 4 1.9 0.7- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 11 7.9 3.9-15.5
$50,000- 74,999 113 79 69.2 56.7-79.4 21 21.2 12.3-34.0 6 5.7 2.5-12.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.9 1.7- 8.4
$75,000+ 153 103 67.2 57.4-75.8 27 16.9 11.1-24.8 5 4.8 1.7-12.4 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 17 9.6 5.4-16.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 703 537 77.0 72.6-81.0 100 11.8 9.3-14.9 16 2.0 1.0- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 50 9.1 6.3-13.0
No 420 300 71.9 65.3-77.7 67 15.4 11.4-20.6 13 3.3 1.8- 6.0 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0 37 8.3 4.7-14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 212 157 78.0 70.8-83.8 34 12.4 8.3-18.1 5 2.1 0.8- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 16 7.5 4.1-13.3
Non-Veteran 945 703 74.0 69.7-77.8 137 13.4 10.9-16.5 25 2.8 1.7- 4.5 3 0.5 0.1- 2.0 77 9.3 6.6-12.8

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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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