2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Control

Including times when checked by a family member or friend, about how often do you check your feet for any sores or irritations?*

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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 664 489 73.4 68.9-77.5 93 13.0 10.2-16.4 35 6.8 4.4-10.2 47 6.8 4.8- 9.6
GENDER
Male 291 208 72.0 65.2-78.0 46 15.7 11.2-21.6 20 7.3 4.3-12.1 17 5.0 2.8- 8.8
Female 373 281 74.7 68.4-80.1 47 10.5 7.5-14.5 15 6.3 3.2-12.1 30 8.5 5.5-12.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 388 275 71.1 65.3-76.4 56 13.5 10.0-17.9 25 7.2 4.3-11.7 32 8.2 5.5-12.1
Non-Hispanic Black 175 135 74.7 64.7-82.7 26 13.7 8.3-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 83 67 82.6 71.8-89.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 168 133 79.9 71.7-86.1 17 8.8 5.1-14.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 210 144 65.2 56.2-73.2 39 20.1 14.0-27.8 15 10.6 5.7-18.9 12 4.2 2.2- 7.9
75+ 121 *** *** *** 17 11.0 5.2-21.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 9.2 4.4-18.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 201 158 79.8 71.8-86.0 20 7.3 4.4-11.8 12 7.0 3.3-14.4 11 5.9 2.9-11.6
Some Post-H.S. 205 146 68.3 59.6-75.9 36 16.5 11.4-23.3 13 9.6 4.8-18.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 161 111 66.7 57.3-75.0 27 17.7 11.6-26.1 *** *** *** 14 8.0 4.3-14.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 327 244 74.9 68.2-80.6 42 10.6 7.2-15.2 16 6.7 3.4-12.5 25 7.8 4.9-12.3
No 337 245 72.1 65.6-77.7 51 15.2 11.0-20.4 19 6.8 3.9-11.8 22 5.9 3.5- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 105 *** *** *** 19 17.2 9.6-29.0 11 14.0 6.7-26.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 559 417 74.5 69.6-78.8 74 12.2 9.4-15.8 24 5.4 3.2- 9.1 44 7.9 5.5-11.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 213 156 71.7 63.9-78.4 27 13.1 8.9-19.0 12 7.1 3.5-14.0 18 8.1 4.8-13.3
Unemployed 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 295 206 69.4 61.8-76.1 50 15.8 11.1-22.0 22 10.3 6.0-17.0 17 4.6 2.4- 8.4
Unable to Work 109 90 84.8 74.5-91.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 *** *** *** 11 12.5 5.5-25.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 129 104 79.4 68.3-87.3 19 15.9 8.9-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 70 *** *** *** 11 14.8 7.3-27.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 79 *** *** *** 16 17.3 9.8-28.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 118 81 69.3 59.3-77.8 18 17.3 10.8-26.4 *** *** *** 11 7.8 4.0-14.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 130 101 76.9 65.6-85.3 12 6.6 2.9-14.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 87 *** *** *** 15 13.9 7.2-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 267 189 69.0 61.6-75.5 39 15.0 10.7-20.6 20 10.1 5.8-17.1 19 5.9 3.4-10.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 130 101 76.9 65.6-85.3 12 6.6 2.9-14.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 485 355 72.6 67.2-77.4 73 13.7 10.4-17.7 30 8.0 5.1-12.5 27 5.7 3.6- 8.8
Rent 136 107 80.3 70.9-87.2 13 10.1 5.1-18.9 *** *** *** 13 8.1 4.2-15.1
Other arrangement 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 135 99 69.7 59.2-78.4 20 17.3 10.4-27.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 177 134 75.3 66.0-82.8 23 10.7 6.6-16.8 11 8.0 3.4-17.7 *** *** ***
Rural 352 256 74.0 67.8-79.4 50 12.4 8.9-17.0 17 5.5 3.0-10.0 29 8.1 5.1-12.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 241 174 71.5 63.6-78.2 32 12.9 8.4-19.3 16 6.6 3.7-11.3 19 9.1 5.2-15.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 213 157 74.0 66.3-80.5 38 16.4 11.6-22.7 *** *** *** 12 5.9 3.0-11.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 210 158 74.2 65.8-81.2 23 9.9 5.9-16.2 13 9.8 5.2-17.6 16 6.1 3.4-10.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 163 125 78.2 68.8-85.4 17 10.1 5.4-18.1 *** *** *** 16 7.3 4.0-12.8
2nd Quartile 161 118 72.2 62.9-79.9 26 12.3 8.0-18.4 11 10.7 5.4-20.1 *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 193 138 71.3 63.2-78.2 31 16.6 11.4-23.6 11 4.9 2.4- 9.7 13 7.2 3.8-13.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 147 *** *** *** 19 13.3 7.1-23.6 *** *** *** 12 9.5 4.3-19.8

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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 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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