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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

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%)
North Carolina 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
-Piedmont NC 692 528 75.8 71.3-79.8 78 12.2 9.3-15.8 26 3.8 2.2- 6.5 60 8.1 5.9-11.1
GENDER
Male 292 212 71.6 64.7-77.5 36 13.6 9.4-19.3 16 5.1 2.9- 9.0 28 9.7 6.2-15.0
Female 400 316 80.0 74.0-84.9 42 10.9 7.3-15.9 *** *** *** 32 6.5 4.3- 9.9
RACE
White 475 353 75.4 70.2-80.0 58 12.9 9.5-17.4 *** *** *** 46 8.5 6.0-11.9
African American 188 158 80.8 71.6-87.6 16 11.1 6.1-19.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 672 514 75.8 71.2-79.9 77 12.7 9.7-16.5 25 4.0 2.3- 6.9 56 7.5 5.4-10.4
AGE
18-34 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 132 105 77.0 66.9-84.6 16 12.8 7.4-21.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 164 130 74.2 64.4-82.1 21 15.5 9.5-24.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 211 155 73.3 64.8-80.4 22 12.2 7.2-20.0 *** *** *** 21 8.9 5.3-14.7
75+ 169 126 77.3 68.1-84.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 12.6 7.2-21.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 101 72.7 62.5-80.9 21 15.4 9.3-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 233 184 77.3 69.4-83.6 23 12.5 7.6-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 172 135 78.4 69.1-85.4 17 10.4 5.9-17.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 143 106 73.0 62.0-81.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 *** *** *** 21 18.7 10.5-30.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 164 128 78.6 69.3-85.7 15 10.4 5.8-18.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 126 94 77.5 68.1-84.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 275 76.8 70.3-82.2 41 14.5 10.1-20.4 *** *** *** 24 6.3 3.6-10.6
No 335 249 75.4 68.8-80.9 36 10.2 6.7-15.1 *** *** *** 35 9.6 6.4-14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 121 96 79.2 69.1-86.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 571 432 75.1 70.0-79.6 67 13.0 9.7-17.2 *** *** *** 54 8.9 6.3-12.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 279 211 76.7 69.6-82.5 35 13.0 8.6-19.3 *** *** *** 21 7.7 4.6-12.7
No 413 317 75.4 69.5-80.5 43 11.8 8.3-16.5 *** *** *** 39 8.3 5.6-12.3

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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.

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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