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2011 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 1,501 280 22.2 18.5-26.4 1,221 77.8 73.6-81.5
-Western NC 259 46 22.1 15.6-30.4 213 77.9 69.6-84.4
GENDER
Male 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 158 28 21.2 13.2-32.2 130 78.8 67.8-86.8
RACE
White 227 41 22.6 15.6-31.6 186 77.4 68.4-84.4
Other minorities 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 249 45 22.5 15.9-31.0 204 77.5 69.0-84.1
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 73 *** *** *** 63 85.5 74.1-92.3
75+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 80 14 14.5 7.9-25.0 66 85.5 75.0-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 55 *** *** *** 49 90.6 77.7-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 118 11 9.2 4.9-16.7 107 90.8 83.3-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 216 40 22.9 15.7-32.1 176 77.1 67.9-84.3

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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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