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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.*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
1 or more times/day
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
1 or more times/week
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
1 or more times/month
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
1 or more times/year
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Never
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 226 160  70.3  (63.3-76.5) 26  12.3  ( 8.2-18.2) 9   3.4  ( 1.7- 6.5) 5   2.0  ( 0.8- 4.9) 26  12.0  ( 8.0-17.7)
GENDER            
Male  80  55  66.6  (54.6-76.9) 10  15.8  ( 8.6-27.2) 4   2.8  ( 1.0- 7.3)   11  14.8  ( 8.1-25.6)
Female 146 105  73.4  (65.1-80.3) 16   9.4  ( 5.6-15.3) 5   3.9  ( 1.6- 9.2) 5   3.6  ( 1.4- 8.8) 15   9.7  ( 5.7-16.0)
RACE            
White 155 111  70.5  (61.9-77.8) 18  13.4  ( 8.3-21.1) 6   3.2  ( 1.4- 7.1) 2   1.1  ( 0.2- 4.9) 18  11.8  ( 7.2-18.7)
African American  65  47  73.1  (59.7-83.3)  7   9.9  ( 4.5-20.4) 3   4.2  ( 1.3-12.6) 2   2.8  ( 0.6-11.8)  6  10.0  ( 4.0-22.8)
AGE            
18-49  53  37  73.9  (58.7-84.9)  6  10.1  ( 3.9-24.1) 1   1.4  ( 0.2- 9.4) 1   2.1  ( 0.3-13.4)  8  12.5  ( 5.5-26.1)
50+ 170 120  68.7  (60.5-75.9) 20  13.2  ( 8.4-20.3) 8   4.1  ( 2.0- 8.2) 4   2.0  ( 0.7- 5.5) 18  12.0  ( 7.4-18.7)
EDUCATION            
H.S. or G.E.D. or Less 148 103  68.9  (60.1-76.5) 20  14.0  ( 8.7-21.6) 6   3.6  ( 1.6- 8.1) 4   2.4  ( 0.8- 6.8) 15  11.1  ( 6.6-18.2)
Some Post-H.S. or College  78  57  73.0  (60.5-82.6)  6   9.3  ( 3.9-20.6) 3   2.9  ( 0.9- 9.1) 1   1.2  ( 0.2- 8.0) 11  13.6  ( 7.0-24.8)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME            
Less than $25,000 110  78  68.3  (57.6-77.3) 13  13.2  ( 7.3-22.7) 2   1.4  ( 0.4- 5.6) 3   2.9  ( 0.9- 9.1) 14  14.1  ( 8.0-23.7)
$50,000+  74  54  74.6  (62.8-83.7)  8  10.0  ( 4.7-19.8) 3   3.0  ( 1.0- 9.3) 1   1.2  ( 0.2- 8.3)  8  11.1  ( 5.4-21.6)

*Asked to respondents who reported being told by a doctor that s/he had diabetes.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.