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2012 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.^
1 time 2-3 times 4+ times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,479 267 18.5 16.1-21.2 451 30.9 27.9-34.1 436 27.0 24.2-30.0 325 23.6 20.7-26.7
-Western NC 206 38 17.5 11.8-25.1 66 34.3 26.4-43.1 55 26.0 18.8-34.7 47 22.3 15.9-30.3
GENDER
Male 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 117 20 13.4 8.2-21.3 *** *** *** 34 27.5 18.4-38.9 29 26.1 17.5-37.0
RACE
White 166 29 18.1 11.8-26.7 56 33.1 24.7-42.7 41 25.7 17.9-35.5 40 23.1 16.1-32.1
Other minorities 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 198 37 17.4 11.6-25.2 64 34.5 26.5-43.6 51 25.0 17.7-34.0 46 23.1 16.4-31.4
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 105 17 15.0 8.4-25.4 *** *** *** 30 23.0 15.1-33.5 *** *** ***
No 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 21.4 13.6-32.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 177 32 18.0 11.7-26.5 56 33.2 24.8-42.8 46 25.4 17.7-35.0 43 23.5 16.5-32.3

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

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.

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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