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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 1,684 307 19.8 17.2-22.7 1,377 80.2 77.3-82.8
-Eastern NC 507 95 21.6 16.5-27.7 412 78.4 72.3-83.5
GENDER
Male 169 41 26.2 17.8-36.9 128 73.8 63.1-82.2
Female 338 54 17.5 12.3-24.4 284 82.5 75.6-87.7
RACE
White 301 50 19.5 13.5-27.4 251 80.5 72.6-86.5
African American 164 33 25.3 16.3-37.1 131 74.7 62.9-83.7
Other Minorities 39 12 21.7 10.0-41.0 27 78.3 59.0-90.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 1 4.5 0.5-29.0 10 95.5 71.0-99.5
Non-Hispanic 493 94 22.2 17.0-28.5 399 77.8 71.5-83.0
AGE
18-44 36 5 8.4 3.0-21.1 31 91.6 78.9-97.0
45-54 67 13 14.4 6.8-28.0 54 85.6 72.0-93.2
55-64 149 33 32.2 21.1-45.8 116 67.8 54.2-78.9
65+ 250 43 22.3 14.9-32.0 207 77.7 68.0-85.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 30 27.8 17.0-41.9 86 72.2 58.1-83.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 176 28 18.3 10.9-29.1 148 81.7 70.9-89.1
Some Post-H.S. 124 19 16.4 8.8-28.7 105 83.6 71.3-91.2
College Graduate 89 18 27.6 15.2-44.7 71 72.4 55.3-84.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 22 25.0 14.6-39.4 74 75.0 60.6-85.4
$15,000- 24,999 123 24 22.1 12.4-36.3 99 77.9 63.7-87.6
$25,000- 34,999 52 9 24.5 11.0-45.8 43 75.5 54.2-89.0
$35,000- 49,999 51 4 18.4 5.9-44.8 47 81.6 55.2-94.1
$50,000-74,999 46 10 25.2 10.6-49.0 36 74.8 51.0-89.4
$75,000+ 52 5 6.7 2.4-17.4 47 93.3 82.6-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 329 77 28.7 21.5-37.1 252 71.3 62.9-78.5
No 161 17 11.2 5.9-20.5 144 88.8 79.5-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 82 21 30.5 17.8-47.1 61 69.5 52.9-82.2
Non-Veteran 425 74 19.4 14.3-25.9 351 80.6 74.1-85.7

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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.

**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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