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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 305 48 15.5 10.7-22.1 257 84.5 77.9-89.3
GENDER
Male 127 18 13.6 7.5-23.4 109 86.4 76.6-92.5
Female 178 30 17.5 10.7-27.1 148 82.5 72.9-89.3
RACE
White 267 40 15.7 10.5-22.8 227 84.3 77.2-89.5
African American 12 3 15.2 3.9-44.0 9 84.8 56.0-96.1
Other Minorities 25 4 7.5 1.7-27.6 21 92.5 72.4-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 1 12.5 1.4-58.3 4 87.5 41.7-98.6
Non-Hispanic 299 47 15.6 10.7-22.2 252 84.4 77.8-89.3
AGE
18-44 22 5 18.6 5.9-45.2 17 81.4 54.8-94.1
45-54 41 10 24.5 11.2-45.5 31 75.5 54.5-88.8
55-64 83 10 16.1 8.4-28.8 73 83.9 71.2-91.6
65+ 159 23 9.8 5.9-15.9 136 90.2 84.1-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 72 14 21.1 10.1-39.0 58 78.9 61.0-89.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 107 18 19.3 11.0-31.8 89 80.7 68.2-89.0
Some Post-H.S. 69 9 9.1 4.1-19.2 60 90.9 80.8-95.9
College Graduate 57 7 7.7 3.0-18.5 50 92.3 81.5-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 11 14.7 6.1-31.4 54 85.3 68.6-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 62 13 19.5 9.6-35.5 49 80.5 64.5-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 36 5 11.9 4.3-28.8 31 88.1 71.2-95.7
$35,000- 49,999 37 3 6.0 1.6-20.1 34 94.0 79.9-98.4
$50,000-74,999 24 2 7.9 1.8-28.9 22 92.1 71.1-98.2
$75,000+ 25 4 20.6 5.8-52.5 21 79.4 47.5-94.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 183 30 17.7 11.3-26.8 153 82.3 73.2-88.7
No 110 15 12.8 6.2-24.6 95 87.2 75.4-93.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 8 8.1 3.5-17.3 49 91.9 82.7-96.5
Non-Veteran 248 40 17.5 11.6-25.5 208 82.5 74.5-88.4

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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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