SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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.

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
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%)
TOTAL 1,536 391 24.4 21.9-27.2 774 50.3 47.1-53.4 183 11.2 9.4-13.2 147 11.0 9.0-13.5 41 3.1 2.1- 4.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,348 357 26.4 23.5-29.4 690 50.6 47.3-54.0 159 11.2 9.4-13.4 110 9.1 7.3-11.4 32 2.6 1.7- 4.0
No 186 34 13.1 8.7-19.2 83 47.6 38.3-57.1 23 10.8 6.6-17.1 37 22.7 14.7-33.2 9 5.9 2.8-11.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 6 2 19.7 4.1-58.3 2 40.6 10.3-80.2 1 24.5 3.6-74.0 1 15.2 2.0-61.3 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 248 74 27.6 21.3-34.8 109 46.4 38.5-54.5 33 12.0 8.1-17.6 26 11.4 6.3-19.9 6 2.6 1.0- 6.8
Overweight 475 124 25.8 21.1-31.2 253 52.6 46.9-58.3 49 9.8 7.1-13.3 39 9.3 6.3-13.5 10 2.5 1.0- 5.8
Obese 720 172 22.9 19.4-26.8 368 50.4 45.8-55.0 91 11.7 9.2-14.7 70 12.0 9.1-15.7 19 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Current Smoker
No 1,277 340 25.9 23.1-29.0 651 51.1 47.7-54.5 146 10.9 9.0-13.1 104 9.0 7.2-11.3 36 3.0 2.1- 4.3
Yes 251 48 17.3 12.4-23.7 119 46.2 38.2-54.4 36 12.5 8.5-18.0 43 20.6 13.7-29.6 5 3.4 1.1-10.4
Binge Drinker
No 1,491 380 24.4 21.9-27.2 757 50.6 47.4-53.8 176 11.2 9.4-13.3 138 10.7 8.7-13.1 40 3.1 2.1- 4.5
Yes 26 6 22.5 8.7-46.8 8 36.0 15.5-63.3 6 17.7 7.1-37.6 5 19.3 7.0-42.9 1 4.6 0.6-26.8
Heavy Drinker
No 1,510 383 24.4 21.9-27.2 762 50.4 47.2-53.6 183 11.4 9.6-13.4 142 10.7 8.7-13.1 40 3.1 2.1- 4.5
Yes 16 5 19.5 7.0-43.8 7 34.7 14.1-63.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 40.9 15.2-72.7 1 5.0 0.7-29.0
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 866 221 25.3 21.8-29.2 439 49.4 45.2-53.7 101 11.4 9.1-14.2 89 11.7 9.0-15.0 16 2.2 1.3- 3.8
No 665 167 23.2 19.7-27.2 334 51.4 46.7-56.2 81 10.9 8.5-14.0 58 10.3 7.4-14.2 25 4.1 2.5- 6.7
Current Asthma
Yes 176 40 20.0 14.0-27.7 88 52.2 42.9-61.3 25 10.0 6.4-15.4 18 14.2 8.1-23.6 5 3.6 1.2- 9.9
No 1,349 347 24.9 22.1-27.8 680 50.0 46.6-53.4 157 11.4 9.5-13.6 129 10.7 8.6-13.3 36 3.0 2.0- 4.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,536 391 24.4 21.9-27.2 774 50.3 47.1-53.4 183 11.2 9.4-13.2 147 11.0 9.0-13.5 41 3.1 2.1- 4.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
No, Bordeline Diabetes 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 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 11APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook