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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes

Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,941 364 17.2 15.1-19.6 1,577 82.8 80.4-84.9
GENDER
Male 768 161 19.6 16.1-23.7 607 80.4 76.3-83.9
Female 1,173 203 15.1 12.6-17.9 970 84.9 82.1-87.4
RACE
White 1,354 233 14.8 12.7-17.3 1,121 85.2 82.7-87.3
African American 478 113 22.9 17.9-28.8 365 77.1 71.2-82.1
Asian 2 1 28.8 2.5-86.6 1 71.2 13.4-97.5
Native American 59 8 14.3 6.5-28.6 51 85.7 71.4-93.5
Other Minorities 42 9 15.9 6.9-32.6 33 84.1 67.4-93.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 11 17.0 7.7-33.6 34 83.0 66.4-92.3
-English Speaking 20 6 31.3 12.4-59.3 14 68.7 40.7-87.6
-Spanish Speaking 25 5 12.5 3.9-33.5 20 87.5 66.5-96.1
Non-Hispanic 1,889 351 17.2 15.0-19.7 1,538 82.8 80.3-85.0
AGE
25-34 31 2 3.2 0.7-14.2 29 96.8 85.8-99.3
35-44 113 16 18.7 11.0-29.9 97 81.3 70.1-89.0
45-54 306 43 11.2 7.8-16.0 263 88.8 84.0-92.2
55-64 544 104 18.2 14.0-23.4 440 81.8 76.6-86.0
65-74 538 122 24.9 20.5-29.9 416 75.1 70.1-79.5
75+ 399 76 16.9 12.8-22.0 323 83.1 78.0-87.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 448 116 22.4 17.9-27.5 332 77.6 72.5-82.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 639 107 15.3 12.1-19.3 532 84.7 80.7-87.9
Some Post-H.S. 474 84 16.3 12.2-21.4 390 83.7 78.6-87.8
College Graduate 375 55 16.1 11.1-22.9 320 83.9 77.1-88.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 382 92 24.2 18.4-31.0 290 75.8 69.0-81.6
$15,000- 24,999 416 87 18.3 14.0-23.5 329 81.7 76.5-86.0
$25,000- 34,999 230 47 20.4 14.7-27.5 183 79.6 72.5-85.3
$35,000- 49,999 240 36 17.1 11.6-24.7 204 82.9 75.3-88.4
$50,000-74,999 180 22 12.4 7.4-20.0 158 87.6 80.0-92.6
$75,000+ 190 24 10.9 6.7-17.4 166 89.1 82.6-93.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,174 252 19.7 16.8-22.9 922 80.3 77.1-83.2
No 730 111 14.8 11.5-18.8 619 85.2 81.2-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 369 78 20.4 15.9-25.7 291 79.6 74.3-84.1
Non-Veteran 1,571 286 16.6 14.2-19.3 1,285 83.4 80.7-85.8

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This question was asked of those who had been told they had diabetes by a doctor.

^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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