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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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%)
North Carolina 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
-Piedmont NC 846 155 18.7 15.4-22.6 264 29.4 25.3-33.8 248 28.7 24.6-33.1 179 23.2 19.0-27.9
GENDER
Male 334 77 20.9 15.7-27.3 126 36.7 29.7-44.3 74 22.3 16.7-29.3 57 20.0 13.9-28.0
Female 512 78 16.8 12.8-21.8 138 23.0 18.8-27.8 174 34.3 28.9-40.1 122 25.9 20.7-31.9
RACE
White 608 121 19.7 15.8-24.1 192 31.1 26.2-36.5 159 25.3 20.9-30.2 136 23.9 19.5-29.0
African American 205 28 16.3 10.1-25.0 60 26.4 19.4-34.8 81 38.6 29.9-48.0 36 18.8 12.3-27.7
Other Minorities 24 3 12.1 2.9-39.4 7 26.9 10.0-54.9 7 17.1 5.9-40.6 7 43.9 16.5-75.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 4 21.4 6.9-49.9 8 23.6 8.9-49.2 5 13.3 3.9-37.1 6 41.7 14.9-74.6
Non-Hispanic 820 151 18.6 15.2-22.5 254 29.6 25.5-34.1 243 29.6 25.4-34.1 172 22.2 18.3-26.5
AGE
18-44 50 12 25.1 12.7-43.5 13 20.7 10.9-35.7 11 19.9 8.9-38.6 14 34.4 18.1-55.4
45-54 113 27 21.8 13.9-32.4 35 33.5 22.5-46.6 27 19.8 12.6-29.6 24 25.0 15.4-37.7
55-64 266 49 19.7 14.2-26.5 93 30.3 24.0-37.3 83 33.3 26.1-41.2 41 16.8 11.8-23.4
65+ 413 66 14.0 10.5-18.4 121 29.4 23.9-35.5 127 33.4 27.5-40.0 99 23.2 18.3-29.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 181 22 11.7 6.8-19.4 36 23.0 14.2-35.1 74 37.0 27.3-47.9 49 28.3 20.3-38.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 265 55 23.0 16.5-31.1 87 32.1 25.1-40.0 68 25.9 19.5-33.7 55 18.9 13.2-26.4
Some Post-H.S. 207 42 19.0 12.9-27.2 65 26.2 19.6-34.2 61 31.3 23.4-40.6 39 23.4 15.5-33.8
College Graduate 193 36 19.3 12.9-27.8 76 35.5 26.9-45.2 45 21.4 14.8-29.9 36 23.8 14.1-37.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 21 14.3 8.1-24.0 26 24.0 14.0-37.9 64 39.8 29.1-51.7 34 21.8 14.3-31.7
$15,000- 24,999 167 19 11.5 6.3-20.0 56 26.6 19.1-35.7 51 32.2 22.7-43.4 41 29.7 19.9-41.8
$25,000- 34,999 105 26 27.2 17.6-39.6 36 31.9 21.1-45.1 22 23.6 14.2-36.4 21 17.3 10.0-28.3
$35,000- 49,999 123 24 17.1 10.2-27.1 43 27.2 18.3-38.4 36 29.0 19.2-41.3 20 26.7 13.3-46.5
$50,000-74,999 90 17 18.5 9.9-31.9 34 38.7 26.7-52.2 21 23.4 13.8-36.9 18 19.5 11.1-31.9
$75,000+ 100 28 30.2 20.2-42.4 40 38.5 27.9-50.4 20 19.9 12.3-30.4 12 11.4 5.9-21.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 504 76 14.6 11.0-19.0 143 27.7 22.3-33.8 169 33.5 27.7-39.8 116 24.3 18.6-30.9
No 322 75 24.9 18.8-32.2 117 32.6 26.5-39.4 70 20.8 15.7-26.9 60 21.7 15.9-28.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 36 23.4 15.8-33.1 59 38.5 29.2-48.7 32 27.6 18.9-38.5 18 10.5 6.0-17.8
Non-Veteran 701 119 17.8 14.2-22.2 205 27.7 23.2-32.6 216 28.9 24.4-33.8 161 25.6 20.8-31.0

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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