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2013 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 a week Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,262 985 78.9 75.7-81.7 131 9.7 7.8-12.1 39 3.0 1.9- 4.5 107 8.4 6.7-10.6
GENDER
Male 503 371 75.6 70.6-80.0 61 10.5 7.7-14.3 22 4.3 2.6- 6.9 49 9.6 6.8-13.3
Female 759 614 81.9 77.9-85.4 70 9.0 6.5-12.3 *** *** *** 58 7.4 5.4-10.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,142 891 79.1 75.8-82.1 120 9.8 7.7-12.3 36 2.9 1.9- 4.5 95 8.2 6.4-10.5
No 115 90 76.8 65.8-85.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 183 141 77.8 68.6-85.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 10.2 6.3-16.1
Overweight 382 294 76.9 70.9-82.1 44 11.5 7.8-16.6 15 4.2 2.4- 7.4 29 7.4 4.6-11.5
Obese 628 499 80.7 76.4-84.4 64 8.7 6.3-11.9 *** *** *** 47 8.4 5.9-11.8
Current Smoker
No 1,060 821 78.9 75.4-81.9 112 9.2 7.2-11.8 34 3.3 2.1- 5.1 93 8.6 6.7-11.0
Yes 184 150 79.3 70.5-86.0 18 12.3 7.2-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
History of CVD**
Yes 376 307 83.3 77.4-87.9 32 5.2 3.1- 8.5 *** *** *** 27 8.2 4.9-13.2
No 861 661 77.5 73.7-81.0 98 11.5 9.0-14.7 27 2.7 1.7- 4.4 75 8.2 6.3-10.7
Binge Drinker
No 1,163 911 79.1 75.8-82.0 117 9.4 7.4-11.8 36 3.1 2.0- 4.7 99 8.4 6.6-10.7
Yes 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 1,194 936 79.4 76.2-82.3 123 9.5 7.5-12.0 36 3.0 2.0- 4.6 99 8.1 6.3-10.2
Yes 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 233 197 83.5 76.6-88.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 7.0 3.9-12.3
No 1,019 782 78.0 74.4-81.2 116 10.4 8.1-13.1 33 3.0 1.9- 4.7 88 8.6 6.7-11.1
Current Asthma
Yes 164 130 80.5 71.5-87.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,090 848 78.5 75.1-81.6 114 9.8 7.8-12.4 34 3.0 1.9- 4.7 94 8.6 6.7-11.1
Disability
Yes 650 530 81.7 77.4-85.3 63 9.9 7.2-13.5 *** *** *** 44 6.6 4.5- 9.6
No 598 446 76.7 72.0-80.8 67 9.6 7.0-13.1 25 3.9 2.3- 6.6 60 9.8 7.2-13.2

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*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 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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