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2011 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 1,501 280 22.2 18.5-26.4 1,221 77.8 73.6-81.5
GENDER
Male 590 114 23.6 17.9-30.4 476 76.4 69.6-82.1
Female 911 166 21.0 16.4-26.4 745 79.0 73.6-83.6
RACE
White 1,063 183 21.0 16.7-26.0 880 79.0 74.0-83.3
African American 340 72 21.8 15.2-30.2 268 78.2 69.8-84.8
Native American 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,447 265 21.8 18.1-26.0 1,182 78.2 74.0-81.9
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 411 88 24.4 17.8-32.4 323 75.6 67.6-82.2
65-74 446 77 17.2 12.4-23.4 369 82.8 76.6-87.6
75+ 345 50 18.0 10.3-29.5 295 82.0 70.5-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 77 26.9 19.4-35.9 235 73.1 64.1-80.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 506 90 21.4 15.0-29.6 416 78.6 70.4-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 374 82 24.2 17.5-32.4 292 75.8 67.6-82.5
College Graduate 305 30 9.9 6.1-15.7 275 90.1 84.3-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 293 73 31.4 22.8-41.6 220 68.6 58.4-77.2
$15,000- 24,999 294 68 22.9 15.6-32.3 226 77.1 67.7-84.4
$25,000- 34,999 176 30 18.5 10.8-29.8 146 81.5 70.2-89.2
$35,000- 49,999 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 776 172 25.5 20.5-31.3 604 74.5 68.7-79.5
No 659 95 18.5 13.2-25.4 564 81.5 74.6-86.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 58 22.0 14.7-31.5 225 78.0 68.5-85.3
Non-Veteran 1,218 222 22.3 18.1-27.0 996 77.7 73.0-81.9

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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 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 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).

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