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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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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  Total
Respond.^
Within past month 1-11 months 12-23 months 2 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,491 315 19.1 16.1-22.4 811 51.1 46.9-55.2 181 15.0 12.2-18.4 157 11.5 9.0-14.6 27 3.3 1.9- 5.8
GENDER
Male 588 129 18.7 14.1-24.3 315 50.7 44.2-57.1 79 16.7 12.3-22.3 51 10.3 6.6-15.6 14 3.7 1.8- 7.3
Female 903 186 19.4 15.9-23.4 496 51.4 46.1-56.7 102 13.6 10.2-17.9 106 12.5 9.4-16.6 13 3.1 1.3- 7.0
RACE
White 1,059 229 18.6 15.3-22.4 563 51.1 46.3-56.0 135 16.7 13.1-21.0 117 11.7 8.9-15.4 15 1.8 0.9- 3.6
African American 336 63 20.2 14.1-27.9 200 53.3 44.7-61.7 35 11.5 7.1-17.9 32 10.8 6.2-18.1 *** *** ***
Native American 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,438 307 19.5 16.5-22.9 780 51.6 47.4-55.7 177 15.3 12.3-18.7 153 11.5 9.0-14.6 21 2.2 1.1- 4.4
AGE
18-34 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 202 30 13.4 8.5-20.7 *** *** *** 27 19.3 12.3-29.0 30 15.6 8.7-26.4 11 4.8 2.1-10.4
55-64 415 77 16.2 11.9-21.6 203 48.5 40.9-56.2 76 21.0 15.1-28.4 53 12.2 8.2-17.7 *** *** ***
65-74 435 99 21.8 16.8-27.7 255 58.4 51.7-64.8 34 7.9 4.9-12.6 42 10.8 7.4-15.5 *** *** ***
75+ 344 82 23.5 15.8-33.6 211 57.4 47.7-66.6 30 9.1 5.3-15.1 21 10.0 4.6-20.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 311 62 18.7 12.8-26.4 157 48.3 40.0-56.7 44 13.7 9.2-19.8 39 14.1 9.1-21.2 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 501 96 18.0 13.0-24.4 284 50.8 43.2-58.5 50 14.3 9.6-20.9 59 12.9 7.9-20.5 12 3.9 1.3-11.0
Some Post-H.S. 367 81 19.5 14.7-25.4 193 50.2 42.5-57.9 49 18.8 12.8-26.8 39 9.1 6.1-13.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 308 75 21.3 15.1-29.1 175 58.9 50.4-66.9 37 11.5 7.7-16.8 20 8.2 4.2-15.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 292 52 17.1 11.8-24.1 147 47.6 38.4-56.9 42 12.8 8.4-19.1 44 16.3 10.7-23.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 292 57 21.2 13.5-31.6 153 44.8 35.6-54.4 28 13.0 7.7-21.0 48 16.3 10.8-23.7 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 169 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 5.4 2.8-10.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 175 40 13.2 8.2-20.6 *** *** *** 15 12.9 6.4-24.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 130 34 19.4 12.4-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 10.2 4.7-20.8 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 147 33 21.2 13.7-31.2 *** *** *** 17 10.7 4.8-22.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 775 157 18.9 15.1-23.4 414 51.7 46.0-57.3 94 13.9 10.5-18.2 101 14.3 10.7-19.0 *** *** ***
No 653 144 19.6 15.1-25.1 367 51.3 45.0-57.7 77 15.9 11.5-21.7 51 8.7 5.4-13.7 14 4.4 2.0- 9.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 77 25.3 18.4-33.8 150 50.0 40.9-59.1 34 16.2 9.7-25.8 13 6.3 2.6-14.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,211 238 17.7 14.6-21.3 661 51.3 46.7-55.9 147 14.8 11.8-18.4 144 12.6 9.8-16.2 21 3.6 2.0- 6.6

Back to Diabetes.

This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 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).

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