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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 294 60 24.7 18.1-32.7 82 25.5 19.9-32.0 84 25.6 19.9-32.2 68 24.3 18.5-31.2
GENDER
Male 125 23 21.4 12.5-34.0 36 24.9 17.1-34.7 36 28.0 19.4-38.5 30 25.8 17.2-36.6
Female 169 37 28.2 19.5-39.0 46 26.1 18.7-35.1 48 23.0 16.4-31.3 38 22.7 15.6-31.7
RACE
White 259 56 25.9 18.9-34.5 72 25.4 19.6-32.3 72 26.4 20.4-33.4 59 22.2 16.5-29.2
African American 10 1 9.8 1.3-47.8 3 15.4 3.8-45.3 2 9.9 2.1-36.3 4 64.9 31.5-88.2
Other Minorities 24 3 14.9 3.6-44.8 7 37.2 13.2-69.8 10 26.2 6.9-62.9 4 21.8 5.5-57.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 1 19.0 2.3-70.3 1 46.1 8.6-88.6 1 13.0 1.5-59.5 2 21.9 4.0-65.3
Non-Hispanic 288 59 24.8 18.1-33.0 80 25.0 19.5-31.5 83 25.8 20.1-32.6 66 24.3 18.5-31.4
AGE
18-44 21 6 33.0 12.4-63.1 8 20.5 8.1-42.9 2 13.5 3.3-41.8 5 33.0 13.9-60.2
45-54 42 9 33.0 17.4-53.5 14 30.4 17.3-47.9 8 7.9 2.8-20.1 11 28.7 15.8-46.3
55-64 82 21 23.1 14.1-35.5 21 27.7 17.7-40.5 20 25.9 16.0-39.0 20 23.3 14.3-35.6
65+ 149 24 18.0 11.6-26.8 39 23.6 16.4-32.7 54 39.4 30.4-49.2 32 19.0 13.0-26.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 6 11.7 4.3-28.1 17 23.1 12.5-38.8 23 34.7 21.3-51.1 19 30.4 18.1-46.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 104 23 31.6 19.8-46.5 30 23.0 15.1-33.5 29 23.4 15.2-34.2 22 22.0 13.0-34.6
Some Post-H.S. 70 20 28.3 17.0-43.3 17 24.3 14.1-38.7 19 23.6 13.5-38.0 14 23.7 13.3-38.7
College Graduate 55 11 18.1 7.7-36.9 18 35.9 22.1-52.5 13 22.8 12.5-38.0 13 23.2 13.0-38.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 13 25.2 13.3-42.5 17 24.2 13.5-39.6 14 19.4 10.2-33.7 17 31.2 17.7-48.9
$15,000- 24,999 64 14 26.3 13.9-44.0 15 20.8 10.9-35.9 23 31.9 19.5-47.5 12 21.1 11.3-36.0
$25,000- 34,999 36 6 8.6 3.0-22.1 10 31.5 16.7-51.4 9 28.5 14.5-48.4 11 31.4 17.1-50.3
$35,000- 49,999 36 8 17.3 7.4-35.2 12 35.6 19.8-55.4 10 30.8 16.2-50.8 6 16.2 6.7-34.1
$50,000-74,999 24 1 5.3 0.7-29.7 8 29.7 13.3-53.7 9 34.7 15.8-60.0 6 30.3 12.4-57.2
$75,000+ 24 8 47.8 24.9-71.7 10 37.2 18.3-61.1 4 10.2 3.2-28.3 2 4.8 1.1-18.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 175 26 17.1 10.9-25.8 45 23.4 16.7-31.8 58 31.9 23.9-41.1 46 27.6 19.9-36.9
No 108 32 37.9 25.2-52.6 33 26.0 17.2-37.4 24 18.2 11.0-28.4 19 17.9 10.2-29.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 8 9.8 4.2-21.1 20 37.4 24.4-52.5 18 33.1 20.8-48.2 11 19.7 10.4-34.3
Non-Veteran 237 52 28.8 20.8-38.3 62 22.2 16.4-29.3 66 23.5 17.4-30.9 57 25.5 18.8-33.6

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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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