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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 Less than once a week Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,473 1,087 76.5 72.9-79.7 211 12.1 9.7-14.9 47 3.6 2.3- 5.5 128 7.9 6.0-10.3
-Eastern NC 441 335 77.7 70.6-83.5 70 13.9 9.1-20.7 11 2.5 1.1- 5.6 25 5.8 3.3-10.0
GENDER
Male 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 296 228 79.3 71.6-85.4 45 12.1 7.7-18.4 *** *** *** 15 5.0 2.3-10.8
RACE
White 267 204 79.6 70.3-86.5 39 12.3 6.6-21.6 *** *** *** 18 7.1 3.7-13.0
African American 128 *** *** *** 18 12.9 6.8-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 423 322 78.5 71.5-84.2 67 13.0 8.4-19.6 *** *** *** 24 6.1 3.5-10.5
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 80 *** *** *** 11 10.6 4.7-22.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 130 98 82.6 72.2-89.6 26 10.3 6.2-16.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 154 126 84.1 73.0-91.2 15 4.8 2.3- 9.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 102 81 86.3 77.0-92.2 15 8.6 4.7-15.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 74 *** *** *** 17 12.2 6.9-20.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 246 192 82.3 74.0-88.3 37 12.4 7.3-20.4 *** *** *** 11 3.1 1.3- 7.5
No 175 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 9.2 4.5-18.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 84 64 83.9 72.8-91.0 15 9.1 4.9-16.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 357 271 76.4 68.1-83.0 55 15.0 9.3-23.1 *** *** *** 21 5.7 3.0-10.6

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*Asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes. Respondents who reported having no feet excluded from this table.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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