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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated? This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.

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Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 938 211 21.7 17.9-26.1 499 53.8 49.0-58.6 109 10.1 7.8-13.0 96 11.1 8.3-14.8 23 3.3 2.0- 5.4
-Piedmont NC 328 61 21.3 15.4-28.7 183 54.6 47.0-62.0 37 8.4 5.3-13.0 33 11.0 6.8-17.4 14 4.8 2.5- 8.8
GENDER
Male 127 23 23.2 14.3-35.4 74 53.2 41.6-64.5 13 7.2 3.2-15.7 12 12.2 5.9-23.5 5 4.2 1.6-10.6
Female 201 38 19.4 12.7-28.5 109 56.0 46.4-65.2 24 9.5 5.7-15.6 21 9.8 5.2-17.6 9 5.3 2.3-11.8
RACE
White 206 34 22.6 15.3-32.0 118 52.0 42.8-61.2 24 9.5 5.5-15.9 22 11.2 6.3-19.2 8 4.6 2.1-10.0
African American 110 23 19.1 10.3-32.7 61 63.1 49.5-74.9 12 6.0 2.7-12.8 9 7.1 2.3-19.7 5 4.6 1.5-13.5
Other Minorities 9 3 13.2 2.9-43.8 2 17.9 3.4-57.7 1 4.6 0.5-30.9 2 52.4 13.7-88.4 1 11.9 1.4-56.0
AGE
18-24 2 0 0.0 . - . 1 56.6 7.5-95.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 43.4 4.6-92.5 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 12 2 11.2 2.0-44.1 5 55.6 20.0-86.2 2 3.3 0.6-15.7 3 30.0 5.9-74.6 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 41 6 26.3 10.3-52.6 18 39.8 22.3-60.3 7 9.2 3.3-23.6 5 12.4 3.4-36.5 5 12.2 4.5-28.9
45-54 60 13 19.6 10.0-35.0 35 56.6 39.9-72.0 3 2.8 0.6-11.7 5 10.7 3.2-30.5 4 10.3 3.7-25.6
55-64 73 11 20.7 9.9-38.0 44 55.2 39.4-70.1 10 15.5 6.8-31.7 8 8.6 2.9-22.5 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 71 15 18.9 9.1-35.3 37 61.7 45.2-75.9 8 6.0 2.4-14.3 6 8.5 3.3-20.1 5 4.9 1.5-14.6
75+ 69 14 23.5 12.4-40.1 43 58.1 42.2-72.4 7 8.1 3.4-17.9 5 10.4 3.6-26.6 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 19 18.2 9.2-32.8 44 54.1 40.2-67.4 13 8.7 4.3-16.7 12 13.2 6.1-26.1 6 5.8 1.8-17.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 100 15 26.5 14.2-44.0 58 53.1 38.6-67.1 12 8.5 4.0-17.3 11 5.5 2.6-11.4 4 6.4 2.3-16.5
Some Post-H.S. 75 19 25.1 14.5-39.8 41 49.4 35.0-63.8 7 7.3 2.8-17.6 6 14.6 5.7-32.6 2 3.7 0.9-14.2
College Graduate 58 8 14.0 6.4-27.8 39 62.2 43.9-77.5 5 9.4 2.5-29.5 4 11.8 3.4-33.7 2 2.6 0.5-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 11 16.0 6.3-35.3 34 66.2 48.4-80.4 8 8.4 3.4-19.6 5 6.8 2.3-18.7 3 2.5 0.6- 9.9
$15,000- 24,999 63 11 14.5 5.8-31.7 34 62.4 45.2-76.9 10 9.8 4.0-22.0 5 5.5 1.7-16.2 3 7.8 1.8-27.8
$25,000- 34,999 35 7 27.6 12.1-51.3 19 38.4 21.2-59.2 4 6.1 1.5-21.8 5 27.9 10.9-55.0 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 34 4 22.7 7.9-50.1 20 51.3 29.8-72.2 6 9.8 3.5-24.4 2 10.4 1.8-41.6 2 5.8 1.0-27.5
$50,000-74,999 22 4 13.0 4.0-34.5 11 52.6 28.1-75.9 3 12.2 3.6-34.2 3 17.7 4.2-51.1 1 4.5 0.6-26.7
$75,000+ 20 4 32.0 10.6-65.1 14 50.1 24.2-76.0 2 17.9 4.2-52.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 41 10 22.8 11.8-39.5 19 43.4 27.8-60.5 5 13.2 4.9-30.9 5 13.8 5.3-31.5 2 6.8 1.5-26.3
Guilford 35 5 13.5 5.3-30.3 20 55.2 36.8-72.3 6 19.7 8.4-39.7 3 5.5 1.7-16.8 1 6.0 0.9-32.1
Mecklenburg 39 9 19.3 9.8-34.6 21 54.4 36.9-70.8 2 4.9 1.0-20.5 4 12.8 4.1-33.4 3 8.5 2.5-25.1
Orange 25 4 11.3 3.9-28.5 11 46.5 26.2-68.0 4 13.2 4.6-32.4 6 29.1 13.1-52.6 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 30 5 14.6 5.6-33.1 20 61.5 40.0-79.3 2 7.2 1.7-26.6 2 11.3 2.3-40.5 1 5.4 0.8-29.7
Chatham/Lee 32 3 10.7 3.1-31.0 23 76.0 57.1-88.2 4 9.5 3.4-23.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.7
Nash/Wilson 43 11 25.1 13.2-42.5 20 43.9 28.3-60.8 8 19.8 9.9-35.7 3 9.1 2.4-28.8 1 2.1 0.3-13.4
Craven/Pamlico 54 14 24.7 14.5-38.9 29 51.6 36.9-66.1 7 17.3 7.4-35.1 4 6.4 2.3-16.7 0 0.0 . - .
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 45 9 17.4 8.0-33.7 24 56.9 39.0-73.1 7 16.0 7.2-32.1 4 7.7 2.4-21.9 1 2.0 0.3-13.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 29 12 37.2 20.4-57.9 14 51.0 31.5-70.2 1 5.4 0.8-29.6 2 6.4 1.6-23.0 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 32 7 15.5 7.0-30.9 17 59.4 40.7-75.7 2 5.8 1.3-22.0 4 12.7 4.5-31.1 2 6.6 1.6-23.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 46 13 27.4 15.9-43.1 21 47.6 32.4-63.2 5 10.1 3.7-24.8 7 14.9 6.6-30.1 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 80 13 16.6 9.4-27.7 47 61.9 49.7-72.8 13 13.9 7.7-23.8 6 5.8 2.4-13.3 1 1.8 0.3-12.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 55 11 19.0 10.2-32.8 27 44.7 30.6-59.6 7 15.8 6.5-33.7 9 16.3 8.3-29.7 1 4.2 0.6-24.1
Northeast NC I 70 18 22.3 13.8-34.0 37 56.4 43.4-68.7 7 6.7 3.1-13.8 6 8.8 3.8-19.1 2 5.8 1.5-20.2
Northeast NC II 62 15 21.5 12.4-34.5 30 47.3 33.6-61.5 7 10.6 4.7-22.2 9 18.6 9.5-33.3 1 2.0 0.3-12.6
Northeastern Partnership 132 33 21.8 15.0-30.6 67 50.9 41.0-60.9 14 9.1 4.9-16.1 15 14.7 8.5-24.3 3 3.5 1.1-10.2
Mountain AHEC 129 38 30.4 20.7-42.1 62 48.6 37.5-60.0 14 11.7 6.0-21.5 13 7.3 3.5-14.4 2 2.1 0.4- 9.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 418 95 21.3 16.2-27.4 220 52.9 45.8-59.9 51 11.5 7.9-16.5 45 12.4 8.3-18.0 7 1.9 0.9- 3.9
Piedmont 328 61 21.3 15.4-28.7 183 54.6 47.0-62.0 37 8.4 5.3-13.0 33 11.0 6.8-17.4 14 4.8 2.5- 8.8
Western NC 192 55 24.3 17.2-33.2 96 53.1 43.3-62.6 21 12.8 7.6-20.8 18 8.4 4.4-15.5 2 1.3 0.3- 6.1

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Piedmont North Carolina**. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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