2017 BRFSS Survey Results: 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 1-6 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 599 408 65.0 59.7-70.0 80 16.2 12.3-21.1 37 6.3 4.3- 9.2 74 12.5 9.5-16.3
GENDER
Male 268 176 60.8 53.0-68.2 37 18.5 12.8-26.1 19 6.9 3.9-11.8 36 13.8 9.3-19.8
Female 331 232 68.9 61.7-75.4 43 14.0 9.2-20.8 18 5.8 3.4- 9.7 38 11.3 7.6-16.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 542 371 65.4 59.7-70.7 72 16.3 12.1-21.6 34 6.3 4.2- 9.4 65 12.0 8.9-15.9
No 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 190 126 63.4 53.7-72.1 24 12.7 7.4-20.9 *** *** *** 28 16.6 10.7-24.7
Obese 300 204 65.0 57.3-71.9 44 19.8 13.9-27.5 19 6.4 3.8-10.5 33 8.9 5.8-13.3
Current Smoker
Yes 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 504 332 62.4 56.6-67.9 71 17.1 12.7-22.5 34 7.0 4.7-10.4 67 13.5 10.1-17.8
History of CVD**
Yes 149 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 439 285 62.9 56.8-68.7 67 17.4 12.9-23.0 30 6.9 4.4-10.6 57 12.8 9.4-17.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 533 362 64.7 59.0-70.0 75 17.5 13.2-22.9 32 5.8 3.8- 8.6 64 12.0 8.9-15.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 540 367 64.6 58.9-69.8 77 17.7 13.4-23.0 32 5.9 3.9- 9.0 64 11.8 8.8-15.7
COPD
Yes 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 494 329 64.5 58.7-70.0 66 15.3 11.2-20.5 35 7.2 4.8-10.6 64 13.1 9.7-17.4
Current Asthma
Yes 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 506 340 64.4 58.5-69.8 70 17.2 12.8-22.6 33 6.2 4.1- 9.3 63 12.3 9.1-16.4
Diabetes
Yes 599 408 65.0 59.7-70.0 80 16.2 12.3-21.1 37 6.3 4.3- 9.2 74 12.5 9.5-16.3
Functional Disability
Yes 319 235 73.0 65.6-79.4 37 15.3 10.0-22.9 18 4.3 2.5- 7.1 29 7.4 4.6-11.5
No 267 161 55.7 48.0-63.2 43 18.0 12.5-25.1 19 8.7 5.2-14.3 44 17.6 12.5-24.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 459 326 67.6 61.4-73.3 59 16.4 11.8-22.4 23 4.9 3.0- 7.9 51 11.0 7.8-15.3
No 140 *** *** *** 21 15.7 9.3-25.2 *** *** *** 23 16.3 10.2-25.1

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*Asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes. Respondents who reported having no feet excluded from this table.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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