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2015 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 828 142 17.6 14.7-21.0 686 82.4 79.0-85.3
GENDER
Male 342 72 21.4 16.7-27.0 270 78.6 73.0-83.3
Female 486 70 14.4 11.1-18.5 416 85.6 81.5-88.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 764 130 17.5 14.5-20.9 634 82.5 79.1-85.5
No 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 88 19 19.9 11.6-31.8 69 80.1 68.2-88.4
Overweight 266 43 16.3 11.8-22.0 223 83.7 78.0-88.2
Obese 407 69 18.2 14.0-23.2 338 81.8 76.8-86.0
Current Smoker
Yes 128 23 16.7 10.7-25.0 105 83.3 75.0-89.3
No 668 112 18.0 14.6-21.8 556 82.0 78.2-85.4
History of CVD**
Yes 241 59 24.9 18.9-32.1 182 75.1 67.9-81.1
No 574 80 14.8 11.6-18.6 494 85.2 81.4-88.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 734 129 18.5 15.3-22.1 605 81.5 77.9-84.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 752 130 18.1 15.0-21.6 622 81.9 78.4-85.0
COPD
Yes 152 37 23.3 16.2-32.3 115 76.7 67.7-83.8
No 670 103 16.4 13.3-20.1 567 83.6 79.9-86.7
Current Asthma
Yes 127 26 21.3 14.1-31.0 101 78.7 69.0-85.9
No 697 115 17.0 13.9-20.6 582 83.0 79.4-86.1
Disability
Yes 412 94 24.8 20.1-30.2 318 75.2 69.8-79.9
No 394 43 10.0 7.1-13.9 351 90.0 86.1-92.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 653 123 19.7 16.3-23.6 530 80.3 76.4-83.7
No 175 19 10.1 6.0-16.7 156 89.9 83.3-94.0

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

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

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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