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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 254 187 77.8 71.3-83.2 39 13.2 9.2-18.6 5 1.7 0.7- 4.2 23 7.3 4.3-12.0
GENDER
Male 100 77 80.6 70.1-88.1 15 12.8 7.3-21.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 154 110 75.7 66.9-82.8 24 13.4 8.3-20.9 *** *** *** 16 8.4 4.6-14.8
RACE
White 223 164 77.6 70.5-83.4 35 13.2 9.0-18.9 *** *** *** 20 7.5 4.3-12.8
Other minorities 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 244 181 78.4 71.8-83.8 36 12.4 8.5-17.7 *** *** *** 22 7.4 4.4-12.3
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 70 56 83.2 71.4-90.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 68 *** *** *** 16 20.4 12.1-32.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 78 62 86.2 76.5-92.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 68 *** *** *** 11 13.7 6.9-25.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 54 41 82.6 70.2-90.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 60 *** *** *** 11 13.6 6.4-26.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 132 99 78.4 68.9-85.6 18 11.5 6.7-18.9 *** *** *** 12 8.4 4.0-16.8
No 113 80 75.7 65.2-83.8 21 16.5 10.0-26.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 211 156 78.1 70.7-84.0 32 13.1 8.7-19.2 *** *** *** 18 6.8 3.8-12.1

Back to Diabetes.

*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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