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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 1,501 280 22.2 18.5-26.4 1,221 77.8 73.6-81.5
-Piedmont NC 796 139 22.6 17.5-28.7 657 77.4 71.3-82.5
GENDER
Male 344 61 20.9 14.1-29.8 283 79.1 70.2-85.9
Female 452 78 24.3 17.2-33.1 374 75.7 66.9-82.8
RACE
White 564 94 20.3 14.5-27.6 470 79.7 72.4-85.5
African American 205 39 24.0 15.3-35.7 166 76.0 64.3-84.7
Other minorities 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 771 133 21.8 16.7-27.8 638 78.2 72.2-83.3
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 211 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 240 40 13.9 9.3-20.1 200 86.1 79.9-90.7
75+ 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 270 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 179 20 12.3 6.8-21.2 159 87.7 78.8-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 147 29 14.1 8.3-23.1 118 85.9 76.9-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 93 14 14.7 7.2-27.6 79 85.3 72.4-92.8
$35,000- 49,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 396 80 24.9 17.8-33.8 316 75.1 66.2-82.2
No 364 54 20.4 13.3-29.9 310 79.6 70.1-86.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 640 106 22.8 17.0-29.9 534 77.2 70.1-83.0

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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).

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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