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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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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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%)
North Carolina 1,675 436 23.7 20.9-26.7 811 47.2 43.7-50.7 192 13.6 11.1-16.4 202 12.4 10.3-14.8 34 3.1 1.8- 5.3
-Eastern NC 503 135 24.4 18.9-30.8 243 47.6 40.9-54.5 51 14.0 9.3-20.6 67 12.2 8.8-16.9 7 1.7 0.7- 4.2
GENDER
Male 167 48 27.3 18.6-38.3 78 46.1 35.4-57.1 17 13.7 7.5-23.6 20 9.9 5.5-17.2 4 3.0 1.0- 8.5
Female 336 87 21.8 15.7-29.4 165 49.0 40.6-57.6 34 14.3 8.0-24.3 47 14.3 9.5-20.9 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
RACE
White 297 81 22.8 16.2-30.9 138 45.8 36.9-54.9 32 13.8 7.8-23.3 43 16.4 11.0-23.8 3 1.2 0.3- 4.7
African American 164 46 27.6 18.1-39.5 80 48.3 36.9-59.9 16 15.9 8.4-28.1 18 5.3 2.8- 9.9 4 2.9 0.9- 9.2
Other Minorities 39 8 22.6 7.1-52.6 24 63.0 37.9-82.5 2 3.2 0.7-14.2 5 11.2 3.8-28.9 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 3 46.4 12.5-84.1 5 36.2 10.1-74.1 1 4.2 0.5-27.4 2 13.2 2.6-46.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 490 132 24.0 18.6-30.5 236 47.5 40.6-54.5 50 14.4 9.5-21.2 65 12.3 8.8-17.1 7 1.8 0.7- 4.3
AGE
18-44 36 6 18.4 7.2-39.8 16 33.5 18.5-52.9 6 30.1 12.6-56.2 6 13.6 5.1-31.6 2 4.4 0.8-21.3
45-54 68 20 14.0 8.0-23.3 29 51.7 34.8-68.3 7 14.7 5.0-35.8 9 15.4 6.7-31.6 3 4.3 1.2-14.2
55-64 147 34 24.2 14.1-38.4 78 55.4 42.2-67.9 8 5.9 2.4-13.6 25 13.5 7.9-22.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.9
65+ 247 71 31.3 22.6-41.6 119 45.6 36.4-55.0 30 13.7 8.1-22.1 27 9.4 5.4-15.9 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 113 25 33.0 19.5-50.1 57 39.0 26.1-53.6 13 16.9 7.0-35.4 17 9.2 4.5-17.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 177 54 22.2 14.7-32.1 74 39.9 29.5-51.2 20 18.0 9.8-30.6 25 16.9 9.9-27.3 4 3.1 0.9- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 122 26 18.2 10.6-29.7 66 58.1 44.7-70.5 10 11.0 4.1-26.3 18 11.6 6.3-20.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.6
College Graduate 89 30 26.1 15.5-40.6 44 56.9 41.3-71.2 8 7.7 3.2-17.5 7 9.3 3.3-23.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 94 18 21.8 9.9-41.5 49 57.9 41.8-72.4 10 5.2 2.1-12.0 16 14.0 7.6-24.2 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9
$15,000- 24,999 123 34 32.9 20.3-48.4 57 40.2 27.5-54.5 13 14.8 6.0-31.9 17 11.1 5.6-21.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7
$25,000- 34,999 52 9 14.7 5.4-34.0 27 41.5 23.8-61.8 8 27.7 10.4-56.0 8 16.1 6.8-33.4 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 50 14 15.4 6.9-30.8 26 65.5 46.0-80.9 5 15.7 6.1-35.1 4 2.5 0.8- 7.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.9
$50,000-74,999 45 13 21.3 9.6-41.0 21 43.3 25.0-63.6 2 4.1 1.0-15.4 8 29.0 13.1-52.5 1 2.3 0.3-14.8
$75,000+ 52 22 31.9 17.5-50.8 18 36.5 18.8-58.8 7 20.6 8.3-42.8 5 11.0 3.2-31.4 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 329 88 27.1 19.8-35.9 167 50.5 41.8-59.1 28 10.0 5.6-17.2 44 11.4 7.6-16.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.6
No 158 46 21.6 14.1-31.7 70 43.6 32.4-55.4 18 19.1 10.0-33.5 20 14.1 7.8-24.3 4 1.6 0.5- 4.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 82 21 18.7 10.0-32.2 44 55.4 39.8-70.1 10 19.8 8.9-38.3 7 6.1 2.1-16.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 421 114 25.7 19.5-33.1 199 45.8 38.3-53.4 41 12.6 7.7-19.9 60 13.7 9.7-19.2 7 2.1 0.9- 5.2

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This question was asked of those who had been told they had diabetes by a doctor.

^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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