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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 298 228 76.5 70.1-81.8 39 12.4 8.7-17.3 9 2.8 1.3- 5.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 21 7.3 4.5-11.7
GENDER
Male 124 88 73.7 63.8-81.6 21 15.1 9.3-23.5 3 2.5 0.8- 7.9 0 0.0 . - . 12 8.8 4.6-16.0
Female 174 140 79.3 70.5-86.0 18 9.6 5.6-15.9 6 3.1 1.2- 7.5 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 9 5.8 2.6-12.2
RACE
White 259 197 77.0 70.4-82.5 33 11.2 7.7-16.1 8 3.1 1.4- 6.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 20 7.5 4.5-12.2
African American 13 10 80.4 44.2-95.5 3 19.6 4.5-55.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 25 20 59.2 26.8-85.1 3 26.6 6.7-64.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.3 1.9-55.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 5 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 292 222 76.0 69.5-81.5 39 12.6 8.8-17.7 9 2.8 1.4- 5.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 21 7.4 4.5-11.9
AGE
18-44 21 18 89.3 64.5-97.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.8 0.9-35.9 1 3.6 0.5-22.3
45-54 42 35 83.9 68.0-92.7 6 13.0 5.4-28.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.1
55-64 82 60 71.9 58.9-82.0 13 17.6 9.6-30.2 5 6.2 2.4-14.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.4 1.4-12.8
65+ 153 115 70.3 60.7-78.4 19 13.7 8.5-21.5 4 3.2 1.0- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 15 12.8 7.2-21.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 52 79.2 65.4-88.5 6 8.7 3.6-19.7 3 3.0 0.8-10.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.0 3.5-21.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 106 88 86.8 78.5-92.2 8 6.3 3.0-12.8 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 5.0 2.1-11.1
Some Post-H.S. 70 52 70.1 55.0-81.8 13 20.6 11.1-34.9 2 3.0 0.7-11.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.3 1.6-21.5
College Graduate 56 36 56.9 40.5-71.8 12 19.9 10.5-34.5 2 4.3 0.8-20.1 1 6.7 1.0-34.3 5 12.2 5.0-26.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 49 85.0 72.6-92.4 3 3.7 1.2-11.3 3 4.4 1.3-14.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.9 2.5-17.9
$15,000- 24,999 63 50 77.6 62.7-87.8 9 11.4 5.4-22.5 1 2.6 0.4-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.4 2.6-23.9
$25,000- 34,999 35 25 71.0 50.7-85.3 8 26.2 12.5-46.9 1 2.5 0.3-16.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
$35,000- 49,999 35 25 71.4 51.3-85.6 7 14.8 6.3-30.9 1 2.9 0.4-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.9 2.6-35.8
$50,000-74,999 24 17 63.4 38.6-82.7 3 17.8 5.3-45.4 1 7.4 1.0-37.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.4 3.5-31.2
$75,000+ 25 20 77.1 51.3-91.5 3 10.0 3.1-28.0 1 2.9 0.4-18.5 1 10.0 1.4-45.6 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 179 143 79.2 71.2-85.4 21 11.3 7.0-17.7 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 0 0.0 . - . 11 7.4 3.8-14.0
No 108 78 74.3 62.6-83.3 16 13.0 7.3-21.9 5 4.2 1.5-11.1 1 3.0 0.4-18.3 8 5.6 2.4-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 55 35 64.8 49.4-77.6 11 17.9 9.1-32.3 3 6.2 1.9-18.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 11.1 4.4-25.3
Non-Veteran 243 193 79.5 72.5-85.0 28 10.9 7.2-16.3 6 1.9 0.8- 4.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 15 6.3 3.5-11.0

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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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