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2013 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 1,285 251 19.2 16.4-22.4 1,034 80.8 77.6-83.6
-Piedmont NC 708 127 20.1 16.2-24.6 581 79.9 75.4-83.8
GENDER
Male 304 62 22.8 17.2-29.7 242 77.2 70.3-82.8
Female 404 65 17.3 12.5-23.4 339 82.7 76.6-87.5
RACE
White 488 75 17.4 13.1-22.8 413 82.6 77.2-86.9
African American 190 46 24.8 17.4-34.0 144 75.2 66.0-82.6
Other minorities 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 687 122 19.1 15.3-23.5 565 80.9 76.5-84.7
AGE
18-34 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 134 26 19.1 12.0-29.0 108 80.9 71.0-88.0
55-64 173 46 30.7 22.0-41.1 127 69.3 58.9-78.0
65-74 209 37 21.4 14.4-30.7 172 78.6 69.3-85.6
75+ 176 18 11.5 6.7-19.1 158 88.5 80.9-93.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 145 36 27.7 18.8-38.7 109 72.3 61.3-81.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 232 53 27.0 19.7-35.8 179 73.0 64.2-80.3
Some Post-H.S. 180 20 11.6 6.5-19.6 160 88.4 80.4-93.5
College Graduate 149 18 10.5 6.1-17.4 131 89.5 82.6-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 165 36 25.7 17.3-36.4 129 74.3 63.6-82.7
$25,000- 34,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 355 84 25.7 19.8-32.5 271 74.3 67.5-80.2
No 346 41 14.6 10.0-20.9 305 85.4 79.1-90.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 23 22.2 14.0-33.5 102 77.8 66.5-86.0
Non-Veteran 583 104 19.6 15.4-24.6 479 80.4 75.4-84.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 287 51 20.8 14.6-28.9 236 79.2 71.1-85.4
No 421 76 19.6 15.0-25.3 345 80.4 74.7-85.0

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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 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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