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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 253 179 73.9 66.6-80.1 74 26.1 19.9-33.4
GENDER
Male 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 153 104 70.3 60.6-78.4 49 29.7 21.6-39.4
RACE
White 223 153 73.0 65.2-79.6 70 27.0 20.4-34.8
Other minorities 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 243 174 75.2 67.9-81.3 69 24.8 18.7-32.1
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 79 53 76.6 65.3-85.1 26 23.4 14.9-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 127 89 69.4 58.1-78.7 38 30.6 21.3-41.9
No 117 86 80.3 70.9-87.2 31 19.7 12.8-29.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 210 148 73.5 65.3-80.4 62 26.5 19.6-34.7

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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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