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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 1,444 1,151 79.4 75.8-82.6 293 20.6 17.4-24.2
-Piedmont NC 767 636 79.3 73.9-83.8 131 20.7 16.2-26.1
GENDER
Male 333 283 82.5 74.7-88.2 50 17.5 11.8-25.3
Female 434 353 76.3 68.4-82.8 81 23.7 17.2-31.6
RACE
White 542 446 79.1 73.2-84.0 96 20.9 16.0-26.8
African American 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 742 620 80.6 75.2-85.1 122 19.4 14.9-24.8
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 131 108 82.3 72.1-89.3 23 17.7 10.7-27.9
55-64 205 174 81.3 70.4-88.8 31 18.7 11.2-29.6
65-74 231 199 86.1 77.6-91.7 32 13.9 8.3-22.4
75+ 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 261 *** *** *** 42 21.5 13.0-33.3
Some Post-H.S. 195 166 85.2 76.7-91.0 29 14.8 9.0-23.3
College Graduate 175 150 89.2 82.2-93.7 25 10.8 6.3-17.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 100 83 87.7 76.6-93.9 17 12.3 6.1-23.4
$50,000+ 156 135 84.7 74.3-91.3 21 15.3 8.7-25.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 380 314 78.9 71.3-85.0 66 21.1 15.0-28.7
No 356 299 80.2 71.6-86.6 57 19.8 13.4-28.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 152 134 87.7 77.9-93.5 18 12.3 6.5-22.1
Non-Veteran 615 502 77.2 70.9-82.5 113 22.8 17.5-29.1

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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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