SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes

Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,537 434 28.5 25.7-31.5 1,103 71.5 68.5-74.3
-Eastern NC 588 163 26.9 22.8-31.4 425 73.1 68.6-77.2
GENDER
Male 208 65 29.8 23.1-37.4 143 70.2 62.6-76.9
Female 380 98 24.1 19.6-29.3 282 75.9 70.7-80.4
RACE
White 335 88 26.2 20.8-32.4 247 73.8 67.6-79.2
African American 213 63 28.2 21.8-35.5 150 71.8 64.5-78.2
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .
25-34 23 5 18.6 7.0-40.9 18 81.4 59.1-93.0
35-44 38 12 34.0 19.2-52.8 26 66.0 47.2-80.8
45-54 88 25 26.7 16.8-39.6 63 73.3 60.4-83.2
55-64 152 40 27.7 19.9-37.0 112 72.3 63.0-80.1
65-74 173 55 29.4 22.2-37.8 118 70.6 62.2-77.8
75+ 100 26 23.1 15.0-33.9 74 76.9 66.1-85.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 43 22.1 15.6-30.2 123 77.9 69.8-84.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 198 62 34.3 26.7-42.8 136 65.7 57.2-73.3
Some Post-H.S. 138 34 22.2 15.4-30.9 104 77.8 69.1-84.6
College Graduate 84 23 26.6 16.9-39.4 61 73.4 60.6-83.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 51 35.5 26.8-45.4 91 64.5 54.6-73.2
$15,000- 24,999 128 33 22.8 15.4-32.3 95 77.2 67.7-84.6
$25,000- 34,999 57 12 25.6 14.6-41.1 45 74.4 58.9-85.4
$35,000- 49,999 54 11 21.8 10.9-38.9 43 78.2 61.1-89.1
$50,000-74,999 34 8 27.5 13.4-48.1 26 72.5 51.9-86.6
$75,000+ 25 5 28.2 11.3-54.7 20 71.8 45.3-88.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 361 121 33.6 27.9-39.8 240 66.4 60.2-72.1
No 209 40 18.6 13.2-25.4 169 81.4 74.6-86.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 30 28.3 19.6-39.1 76 71.7 60.9-80.4
Non-Veteran 482 133 26.5 22.0-31.5 349 73.5 68.5-78.0

Back to Diabetes.

^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 (MAHEC): 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 12APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook