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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,369 247 20.9 17.2-25.2 1,122 79.1 74.8-82.8
No 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 242 41 15.1 10.3-21.7 201 84.9 78.3-89.7
Overweight 464 81 23.7 16.7-32.5 383 76.3 67.5-83.3
Obese 697 149 25.1 19.8-31.3 548 74.9 68.7-80.2
Current Smoker
No 1,280 226 21.2 17.2-25.8 1,054 78.8 74.2-82.8
Yes 209 50 24.1 16.5-33.8 159 75.9 66.2-83.5
History of CVD**
Yes 416 96 27.3 20.3-35.6 320 72.7 64.4-79.7
No 1,061 177 20.6 16.3-25.7 884 79.4 74.3-83.7
Binge Drinker
No 1,337 241 20.7 16.9-25.0 1,096 79.3 75.0-83.1
Yes 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 1,359 249 21.7 17.8-26.2 1,110 78.3 73.8-82.2
Yes 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 242 57 26.4 18.6-36.2 185 73.6 63.8-81.4
No 1,243 217 21.1 17.0-25.9 1,026 78.9 74.1-83.0
Current Asthma
Yes 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,290 225 19.9 16.1-24.3 1,065 80.1 75.7-83.9
Disability
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

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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