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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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 or more times a year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,444 1,151 79.4 75.8-82.6 293 20.6 17.4-24.2
GENDER
Male 574 474 82.4 77.0-86.7 100 17.6 13.3-23.0
Female 870 677 76.8 71.8-81.2 193 23.2 18.8-28.2
RACE
White 1,025 797 78.2 74.2-81.8 228 21.8 18.2-25.8
African American 327 284 83.7 74.4-90.1 43 16.3 9.9-25.6
Native American 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,391 1,119 80.5 76.9-83.6 272 19.5 16.4-23.1
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 199 160 84.9 77.8-90.1 39 15.1 9.9-22.2
55-64 401 317 78.5 71.2-84.4 84 21.5 15.6-28.8
65-74 420 343 82.5 76.7-87.1 77 17.5 12.9-23.3
75+ 328 257 77.7 69.5-84.2 71 22.3 15.8-30.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 225 74.9 66.7-81.6 69 25.1 18.4-33.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 488 381 76.3 68.8-82.5 107 23.7 17.5-31.2
Some Post-H.S. 360 292 83.7 78.0-88.2 68 16.3 11.8-22.0
College Graduate 299 250 85.8 78.9-90.6 49 14.2 9.4-21.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 279 227 78.9 68.7-86.5 52 21.1 13.5-31.3
$15,000- 24,999 283 212 75.2 66.5-82.2 71 24.8 17.8-33.5
$25,000- 34,999 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 169 141 85.4 76.8-91.2 28 14.6 8.8-23.2
$50,000-74,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 139 118 84.1 73.2-91.1 21 15.9 8.9-26.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 738 595 80.4 75.5-84.5 143 19.6 15.5-24.5
No 646 515 78.7 72.9-83.5 131 21.3 16.5-27.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 231 86.0 79.1-90.9 43 14.0 9.1-20.9
Non-Veteran 1,170 920 77.9 73.7-81.6 250 22.1 18.4-26.3

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This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

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).

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