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2015 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 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%)
TOTAL 808 600 74.8 71.0-78.2 98 10.6 8.4-13.2 32 3.7 2.5- 5.5 78 10.9 8.4-14.1
GENDER
Male 331 241 74.9 69.1-79.9 50 13.3 9.7-18.0 *** *** *** 31 9.5 6.3-14.1
Female 477 359 74.7 69.5-79.3 48 8.3 6.0-11.4 23 4.8 3.0- 7.6 47 12.2 8.6-17.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 507 363 74.3 69.7-78.5 68 11.2 8.6-14.6 22 3.7 2.3- 6.1 54 10.7 7.8-14.4
Non-Hispanic Black 237 194 79.1 71.4-85.2 22 8.6 5.2-13.9 *** *** *** 12 8.3 4.1-16.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 128 98 76.0 66.2-83.6 13 8.6 4.5-15.6 *** *** *** 11 11.5 6.0-20.8
55-64 225 178 79.8 72.3-85.6 23 8.4 5.3-13.0 *** *** *** 14 8.4 4.2-16.2
65-74 239 176 74.5 67.3-80.6 34 13.7 9.2-19.8 *** *** *** 23 9.2 5.7-14.7
75+ 146 101 70.4 60.9-78.4 21 12.8 7.7-20.5 *** *** *** 18 12.5 7.4-20.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 127 92 69.1 58.6-78.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 20.7 13.1-31.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 277 210 77.8 71.8-82.8 30 9.6 6.5-14.0 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5 26 8.7 5.6-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 240 186 78.6 71.9-84.0 32 11.7 7.8-17.2 *** *** *** 13 6.2 3.3-11.4
College Graduate 162 111 68.7 59.8-76.3 26 17.0 11.2-24.9 *** *** *** 17 10.6 6.1-17.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 102 69.1 58.2-78.3 14 9.2 4.9-16.5 *** *** *** 16 16.1 8.8-27.6
$15,000- 24,999 181 137 75.5 67.1-82.2 23 12.6 7.8-19.7 *** *** *** 16 10.1 5.8-17.2
$25,000- 34,999 70 *** *** *** 15 16.9 9.4-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 86 68 83.5 72.8-90.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 84 63 75.8 64.2-84.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 402 310 77.0 71.4-81.8 44 8.7 6.1-12.2 14 2.9 1.6- 5.4 34 11.4 7.6-16.7
No 386 278 73.0 67.6-77.9 51 12.6 9.3-17.0 18 4.7 2.8- 7.9 39 9.6 6.7-13.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 103 76.7 67.8-83.7 22 12.8 7.8-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 666 497 74.4 70.1-78.2 76 10.1 7.8-13.0 24 3.2 2.0- 5.1 69 12.3 9.3-16.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 174 128 70.9 62.0-78.5 21 10.6 6.6-16.6 *** *** *** 21 16.3 10.1-25.3
Regional City or Suburban 160 123 80.3 72.7-86.1 19 11.6 7.1-18.4 *** *** *** 13 5.6 3.0-10.3
Rural 474 349 74.3 69.2-78.8 58 10.1 7.4-13.7 23 5.0 3.1- 7.9 44 10.6 7.5-14.8

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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