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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 746 559 75.9 72.0-79.4 93 11.0 8.7-13.8 28 3.4 2.2- 5.2 66 9.7 7.2-12.9
No 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 261 200 77.9 71.5-83.2 34 11.3 7.7-16.4 *** *** *** 17 7.7 4.5-12.7
Obese 399 294 75.0 69.5-79.8 44 9.2 6.6-12.7 17 3.5 2.0- 5.8 44 12.3 8.5-17.5
Current Smoker
Yes 123 94 75.0 64.1-83.4 13 9.1 5.0-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 657 489 75.2 71.0-79.0 79 10.7 8.3-13.8 25 3.6 2.3- 5.6 64 10.5 7.9-13.9
History of CVD**
Yes 234 169 72.1 64.2-78.9 31 10.5 7.0-15.5 *** *** *** 26 14.3 8.9-22.1
No 561 425 76.4 72.0-80.3 64 10.4 7.8-13.7 24 4.0 2.5- 6.3 48 9.2 6.6-12.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 722 541 75.3 71.2-78.9 82 10.0 7.8-12.7 29 3.8 2.5- 5.7 70 11.0 8.3-14.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 739 554 75.3 71.3-78.9 84 9.9 7.8-12.6 28 3.6 2.3- 5.5 73 11.1 8.5-14.6
COPD
Yes 147 114 81.8 73.8-87.8 19 10.2 5.9-16.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 655 482 73.1 68.8-77.1 78 10.7 8.3-13.8 28 4.2 2.7- 6.4 67 11.9 9.0-15.7
Current Asthma
Yes 126 100 83.1 74.8-89.1 17 10.9 6.3-18.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 678 498 73.4 69.1-77.2 80 10.5 8.2-13.4 29 4.1 2.7- 6.1 71 12.1 9.1-15.7
Disability
Yes 402 310 77.0 71.4-81.8 44 8.7 6.1-12.2 *** *** *** 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
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 635 469 75.0 70.7-78.9 77 10.0 7.7-12.8 28 4.0 2.6- 6.2 61 11.0 8.1-14.8
No 173 131 74.0 65.6-81.0 21 12.8 7.9-20.2 *** *** *** 17 10.6 6.3-17.5

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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 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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