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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

About how many times in the last year has a health professional checked your feet for any sores or irritations?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once or more times a year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 808 673 83.7 80.4-86.4 135 16.3 13.6-19.6
-Piedmont 356 300 85.0 80.5-88.7 56 15.0 11.3-19.5
GENDER
Male 147 126 87.5 80.8-92.1 21 12.5 7.9-19.2
Female 209 174 82.9 76.3-88.0 35 17.1 12.0-23.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 226 198 88.5 83.1-92.3 28 11.5 7.7-16.9
Non-Hispanic Black 105 87 83.3 74.1-89.7 18 16.7 10.3-25.9
Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 60 46 84.2 73.6-91.1 14 15.8 8.9-26.4
55-64 94 79 86.9 77.6-92.7 15 13.1 7.3-22.4
65-74 106 93 85.0 75.3-91.4 13 15.0 8.6-24.7
75+ 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 125 108 87.1 79.7-92.1 17 12.9 7.9-20.3
Some Post-H.S. 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 167 142 85.5 78.5-90.6 25 14.5 9.4-21.5
No 180 151 85.1 78.6-89.9 29 14.9 10.1-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 297 250 84.5 79.3-88.5 47 15.5 11.5-20.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 159 132 82.0 74.2-87.8 27 18.0 12.2-25.8
Regional City or Suburban 112 96 88.2 80.6-93.1 16 11.8 6.9-19.4
Rural 85 72 86.3 76.1-92.6 13 13.7 7.4-23.9

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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