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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 per week Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,505 1,127 73.2 70.0-76.1 157 11.4 9.3-13.8 56 3.5 2.5- 4.9 165 12.0 9.8-14.5
GENDER
Male 621 446 69.9 65.0-74.3 69 13.7 10.4-17.9 23 3.4 2.1- 5.6 83 13.0 10.1-16.6
Female 884 681 76.5 72.3-80.2 88 9.0 7.0-11.5 33 3.6 2.3- 5.7 82 10.9 8.0-14.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,340 1,003 73.5 70.1-76.6 147 11.6 9.5-14.1 50 3.6 2.5- 5.1 140 11.3 9.1-14.1
No 161 120 70.8 60.9-79.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 15.9 10.3-23.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 212 163 74.4 64.9-82.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 14.4 8.7-22.8
Overweight 414 306 75.3 69.7-80.1 47 10.3 7.3-14.4 *** *** *** 45 10.6 7.4-15.1
Obese 788 591 72.7 68.3-76.7 91 13.2 10.2-16.8 32 4.0 2.5- 6.1 74 10.2 7.7-13.3
Current Smoker
No 1,261 939 72.9 69.6-76.0 138 11.6 9.5-14.1 46 3.8 2.6- 5.4 138 11.7 9.5-14.3
Yes 223 174 74.2 64.4-82.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 13.8 8.0-22.8
History of CVD**
Yes 430 340 78.3 72.4-83.1 33 8.3 5.3-12.9 *** *** *** 44 10.8 7.4-15.7
No 1,053 769 71.1 67.3-74.7 122 12.5 10.0-15.4 42 3.9 2.6- 5.7 120 12.5 9.9-15.6
Binge Drinker
No 1,402 1,054 74.2 70.9-77.1 148 11.0 9.0-13.4 49 3.0 2.1- 4.3 151 11.8 9.6-14.4
Yes 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 1,425 1,072 73.4 70.2-76.4 150 11.5 9.4-14.0 51 3.2 2.3- 4.5 152 11.9 9.7-14.5
Yes 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 218 167 72.8 64.0-80.2 28 15.1 9.7-22.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,270 948 73.2 69.8-76.4 128 10.8 8.7-13.4 45 3.2 2.2- 4.6 149 12.7 10.3-15.5
Current Asthma
Yes 182 146 81.2 72.5-87.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,309 972 72.2 68.7-75.3 137 11.8 9.6-14.4 49 3.2 2.3- 4.6 151 12.8 10.4-15.6
Disability
Yes 724 576 77.3 72.9-81.2 65 12.0 9.0-15.8 28 3.1 1.9- 4.9 55 7.6 5.4-10.7
No 765 541 70.5 66.0-74.6 88 10.0 7.6-12.9 27 3.7 2.3- 5.9 109 15.9 12.5-19.9
Housing Stress***
Yes 274 212 73.4 65.4-80.0 24 12.0 7.2-19.4 *** *** *** 20 8.4 4.9-14.0
No 1,231 915 73.1 69.6-76.3 133 11.2 9.1-13.7 38 2.8 1.9- 4.2 145 12.9 10.4-15.8

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*Asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes. Respondents who reported having no feet excluded from this table.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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