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2012 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 1,541 296 20.0 17.4-22.7 1,245 80.0 77.3-82.6
-Piedmont NC 773 148 18.9 15.6-22.7 625 81.1 77.3-84.4
GENDER
Male 333 71 20.3 15.7-25.9 262 79.7 74.1-84.3
Female 440 77 17.5 13.1-22.9 363 82.5 77.1-86.9
RACE
White 533 93 16.9 13.4-21.1 440 83.1 78.9-86.6
African American 192 42 23.7 16.6-32.6 150 76.3 67.4-83.4
Other minorities 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 742 142 19.1 15.7-23.0 600 80.9 77.0-84.3
AGE
18-34 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 174 35 18.0 12.6-25.1 139 82.0 74.9-87.4
55-64 182 41 23.9 16.7-32.8 141 76.1 67.2-83.3
65-74 231 38 19.0 12.6-27.7 193 81.0 72.3-87.4
75+ 157 29 14.2 9.4-21.0 128 85.8 79.0-90.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 145 32 17.8 11.7-26.1 113 82.2 73.9-88.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 251 47 19.5 14.1-26.5 204 80.5 73.5-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 204 39 19.0 12.8-27.3 165 81.0 72.7-87.2
College Graduate 169 28 18.6 12.0-27.6 141 81.4 72.4-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 38 29.4 20.4-40.3 89 70.6 59.7-79.6
$15,000- 24,999 171 35 19.6 13.4-27.9 136 80.4 72.1-86.6
$25,000- 34,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 160 23 14.3 8.8-22.2 137 85.7 77.8-91.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 367 86 23.4 18.3-29.3 281 76.6 70.7-81.7
No 399 61 15.7 11.5-21.0 338 84.3 79.0-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 135 21 14.0 8.8-21.4 114 86.0 78.6-91.2
Non-Veteran 638 127 20.0 16.2-24.4 511 80.0 75.6-83.8

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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 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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.

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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