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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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
-Piedmont NC 860 621 71.7 67.0-75.9 137 14.2 11.6-17.3 30 4.1 2.4- 7.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 71 9.9 6.9-14.1
GENDER
Male 333 236 70.4 62.6-77.2 62 16.1 11.9-21.3 10 2.9 1.4- 6.2 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 24 10.4 5.4-19.1
Female 527 385 72.7 67.1-77.7 75 12.6 9.6-16.4 20 5.2 2.6-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 47 9.5 6.6-13.4
RACE
White 608 441 72.8 67.8-77.2 102 15.5 12.4-19.4 19 3.8 2.2- 6.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 45 7.8 5.2-11.7
African American 216 156 74.9 66.4-81.8 29 11.1 7.3-16.7 11 5.8 2.1-15.0 0 0.0 . - . 20 8.2 4.8-13.4
Other Minorities 26 17 42.5 19.4-69.5 4 13.6 3.8-38.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 43.9 17.4-74.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 15 40.2 18.3-66.9 7 21.6 7.9-47.0 1 2.5 0.3-16.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 35.7 11.0-71.5
Non-Hispanic 829 602 73.3 69.0-77.2 129 13.9 11.3-16.9 29 4.3 2.5- 7.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 68 8.5 6.2-11.5
AGE
18-44 52 35 70.1 49.5-84.8 8 9.0 4.1-19.0 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 19.0 6.6-43.9
45-54 115 71 64.3 52.2-74.8 24 14.6 8.9-23.1 6 8.6 2.9-22.6 0 0.0 . - . 14 12.5 6.9-21.5
55-64 264 197 73.5 65.8-79.9 40 15.7 11.0-22.0 10 4.1 1.9- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 17 6.7 3.2-13.5
65+ 424 313 74.7 69.1-79.5 65 14.7 11.1-19.3 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 33 7.9 5.1-12.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 192 137 71.4 61.5-79.6 30 14.6 9.2-22.3 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 0 0.0 . - . 23 13.0 7.3-22.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 269 194 73.6 66.2-79.9 38 11.7 7.9-17.1 14 4.9 2.5- 9.4 0 0.0 . - . 23 9.8 5.9-15.9
Some Post-H.S. 207 159 76.3 66.8-83.8 27 11.4 7.4-17.2 7 6.2 1.9-18.8 0 0.0 . - . 14 6.0 3.1-11.2
College Graduate 191 130 63.8 52.0-74.1 42 20.8 14.5-28.9 7 4.1 1.6- 9.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 11 11.1 3.6-29.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 108 73.1 62.8-81.4 23 13.2 7.9-21.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 16 12.7 7.1-21.7
$15,000- 24,999 169 122 65.9 53.9-76.2 27 15.0 9.2-23.4 7 8.5 2.7-23.6 0 0.0 . - . 13 10.6 4.8-21.8
$25,000- 34,999 108 76 70.5 58.4-80.3 21 19.3 11.5-30.6 5 4.0 1.6-10.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 5 5.5 1.7-16.1
$35,000- 49,999 123 89 71.0 53.6-83.9 22 13.6 8.1-21.9 4 1.7 0.6- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 13.7 3.7-39.7
$50,000-74,999 89 64 75.9 64.3-84.7 12 10.5 5.4-19.3 5 4.5 1.8-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.1 4.0-19.2
$75,000+ 98 64 62.9 50.6-73.7 21 20.1 12.6-30.7 4 6.6 2.2-18.0 0 0.0 . - . 9 10.4 4.9-20.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 519 375 69.9 63.3-75.8 85 14.2 11.0-18.2 18 4.3 2.0- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 41 11.5 7.1-18.2
No 318 228 73.6 67.1-79.2 51 15.0 10.8-20.6 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 27 7.6 4.8-11.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 115 80.8 72.1-87.3 23 16.0 10.1-24.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.0 1.2- 7.3
Non-Veteran 715 506 70.0 64.7-74.7 114 13.9 11.1-17.2 29 4.9 2.8- 8.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 65 11.2 7.7-16.1

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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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