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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
North Carolina 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
-Western NC 263 66 22.2 16.4-29.4 134 49.3 41.2-57.4 25 12.7 7.1-21.5 34 13.6 9.2-19.6 4 2.3 0.8- 6.1
GENDER
Male 103 23 16.2 10.2-24.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 16.4 9.0-27.9 *** *** ***
Female 160 43 26.7 18.2-37.3 83 50.4 40.2-60.6 13 8.3 4.3-15.5 18 11.4 6.9-18.4 *** *** ***
RACE
White 232 58 20.6 14.7-28.1 117 50.8 42.1-59.4 21 12.5 6.6-22.4 33 14.4 9.7-21.0 *** *** ***
Other minorities 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 253 64 22.0 16.1-29.3 129 49.8 41.5-58.1 24 12.8 7.1-22.0 33 13.8 9.3-20.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 11.6 6.2-20.5 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 137 32 20.9 12.8-32.4 *** *** *** 13 8.3 4.4-15.1 23 20.8 13.3-31.0 *** *** ***
No 116 32 24.3 16.4-34.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 220 54 21.3 15.0-29.3 111 49.3 40.4-58.3 21 12.4 6.4-22.6 30 14.3 9.5-21.1 *** *** ***

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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).

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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