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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes-African Americans

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 1,237 1,017 80.2 76.7-83.3 220 19.8 16.7-23.3
-African Americans 328 282 83.5 76.7-88.5 46 16.5 11.5-23.3
GENDER
Male 104 89 84.3 73.2-91.3 15 15.7 8.7-26.8
Female 224 193 82.9 73.7-89.3 31 17.1 10.7-26.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 327 281 83.4 76.6-88.5 46 16.6 11.5-23.4
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 154 137 87.9 79.4-93.2 17 12.1 6.8-20.6
No 170 144 80.6 69.6-88.2 26 19.4 11.8-30.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 282 241 83.5 76.0-89.0 41 16.5 11.0-24.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 170 145 83.8 74.6-90.2 25 16.2 9.8-25.4
No 158 137 83.0 72.2-90.2 21 17.0 9.8-27.8

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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 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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