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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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.^
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
-Piedmont NC 679 563 82.6 78.5-86.1 116 17.4 13.9-21.5
GENDER
Male 289 248 84.7 78.8-89.2 41 15.3 10.8-21.2
Female 390 315 80.6 74.5-85.5 75 19.4 14.5-25.5
RACE
White 470 381 80.8 75.8-85.0 89 19.2 15.0-24.2
African American 181 159 85.6 76.3-91.6 22 14.4 8.4-23.7
Other minorities 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 659 549 83.3 79.2-86.8 110 16.7 13.2-20.8
AGE
18-34 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 129 101 76.8 66.8-84.4 28 23.2 15.6-33.2
55-64 166 146 90.2 83.6-94.3 20 9.8 5.7-16.4
65-74 203 179 88.4 80.7-93.3 24 11.6 6.7-19.3
75+ 166 127 77.4 68.4-84.5 39 22.6 15.5-31.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 109 79.2 69.4-86.5 27 20.8 13.5-30.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 226 186 85.7 79.2-90.4 40 14.3 9.6-20.8
Some Post-H.S. 170 141 79.9 70.6-86.8 29 20.1 13.2-29.4
College Graduate 145 125 86.9 77.7-92.7 20 13.1 7.3-22.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 162 138 84.8 76.2-90.7 24 15.2 9.3-23.8
$25,000- 34,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 126 109 84.2 73.6-91.0 17 15.8 9.0-26.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 337 287 87.3 82.2-91.1 50 12.7 8.9-17.8
No 335 272 78.9 72.4-84.2 63 21.1 15.8-27.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 119 103 84.5 74.1-91.2 16 15.5 8.8-25.9
Non-Veteran 560 460 82.3 77.6-86.1 100 17.7 13.9-22.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 271 218 79.8 72.6-85.5 53 20.2 14.5-27.4
No 408 345 84.1 78.9-88.3 63 15.9 11.7-21.1

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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.

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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