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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 778 565 75.5 70.5-79.9 102 10.9 8.1-14.4 31 4.6 2.7- 7.7 80 9.1 6.3-12.9
GENDER
Male 338 244 78.0 71.1-83.6 45 7.9 5.4-11.3 17 7.7 4.1-14.0 32 6.5 3.8-10.9
Female 440 321 73.2 65.7-79.5 57 13.7 9.2-19.8 14 1.6 0.9- 3.0 48 11.5 7.1-18.0
RACE
White 552 386 73.6 67.9-78.6 79 12.0 8.8-16.2 26 4.3 2.6- 7.1 61 10.1 7.0-14.5
African American 201 164 81.4 70.2-89.1 19 7.1 3.3-14.5 *** *** *** 14 7.5 2.9-18.3
Other minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 754 551 76.7 71.7-81.0 98 10.3 7.7-13.7 30 4.2 2.5- 7.1 75 8.8 6.0-12.6
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 133 100 75.2 64.0-83.8 15 9.3 4.6-17.9 *** *** *** 13 10.6 5.4-20.0
55-64 207 164 86.7 80.0-91.4 16 5.3 2.8- 9.9 *** *** *** 18 5.4 2.5-11.2
65-74 235 168 74.3 66.2-81.0 34 13.3 8.8-19.8 *** *** *** 26 8.9 5.2-15.0
75+ 182 125 74.9 65.4-82.5 30 12.8 7.8-20.2 *** *** *** 19 7.5 4.3-12.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 108 78.0 67.1-86.0 17 9.4 4.9-17.3 *** *** *** 12 8.7 4.0-17.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 264 181 71.8 61.3-80.4 35 12.3 7.3-20.1 14 3.8 1.9- 7.3 34 12.0 6.0-22.5
Some Post-H.S. 194 145 78.4 69.4-85.3 26 8.4 5.2-13.4 *** *** *** 13 6.2 3.2-11.6
College Graduate 178 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 9.9 5.7-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 *** *** *** 17 8.5 4.6-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 3.8 2.2- 6.7
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** 12 11.1 5.4-21.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 101 *** *** *** 11 5.9 2.7-12.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 159 *** *** *** 25 15.3 8.5-26.0 *** *** *** 15 9.0 4.4-17.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 387 291 77.6 70.4-83.4 49 10.6 6.9-16.0 13 3.9 1.5- 9.5 34 8.0 4.7-13.1
No 358 252 74.3 66.6-80.7 48 11.2 7.4-16.7 18 5.7 3.0-10.4 40 8.8 5.0-15.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 151 110 77.2 65.9-85.5 21 11.1 5.2-22.0 *** *** *** 15 6.3 3.5-11.3
Non-Veteran 627 455 75.1 69.4-80.1 81 10.8 7.9-14.6 26 4.4 2.4- 8.0 65 9.7 6.4-14.4

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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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