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2013 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.^
Withing 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 1,282 249 17.3 14.8-20.1 689 54.9 51.1-58.6 172 13.5 11.1-16.2 146 11.4 9.2-13.9 26 3.0 1.9- 4.7
GENDER
Male 514 103 16.7 13.2-20.8 271 54.0 48.3-59.6 66 13.3 9.8-17.6 57 12.3 9.1-16.3 17 3.8 2.1- 6.8
Female 768 146 17.9 14.4-21.9 418 55.7 50.7-60.7 106 13.7 10.6-17.4 89 10.5 7.9-13.9 *** *** ***
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 780 148 16.4 13.5-19.7 444 57.9 53.2-62.5 95 12.7 9.9-16.2 80 10.2 7.7-13.5 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2
Non-Hispanic Black 346 73 18.7 14.0-24.6 183 53.9 46.8-60.9 53 16.1 11.5-22.2 30 8.7 5.7-13.0 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 179 31 15.2 9.8-23.0 *** *** *** 29 16.7 10.9-24.8 30 15.4 9.9-23.1 *** *** ***
55-64 340 49 10.9 7.6-15.4 186 59.2 52.2-65.8 57 15.9 11.6-21.6 42 10.1 7.0-14.5 *** *** ***
65-74 383 90 23.6 18.4-29.7 205 56.0 49.2-62.6 52 10.9 7.6-15.4 33 9.0 5.7-13.8 *** *** ***
75+ 282 67 25.8 19.7-33.0 173 59.5 51.6-66.9 21 7.5 4.0-13.8 16 5.1 2.7- 9.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 271 43 10.8 7.1-16.1 135 49.2 41.0-57.4 39 16.6 11.5-23.3 42 16.5 11.4-23.3 12 6.9 3.7-12.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 414 90 20.3 15.8-25.7 215 51.8 45.3-58.2 54 13.9 9.7-19.3 46 11.7 8.1-16.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 350 64 18.6 13.8-24.6 195 58.3 51.2-65.1 50 12.0 8.3-17.0 37 9.8 6.6-14.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 245 51 19.4 14.1-26.1 143 63.9 55.9-71.2 29 10.6 6.4-17.1 21 5.0 2.8- 8.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 256 46 15.9 10.8-22.9 127 48.1 39.5-56.8 37 15.2 9.8-22.8 41 18.0 12.1-26.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 279 50 15.8 11.0-22.1 141 50.6 42.4-58.7 38 14.8 9.9-21.5 41 13.6 9.2-19.6 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 135 18 13.5 7.4-23.3 *** *** *** 27 17.4 10.3-27.9 20 15.1 8.8-24.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 138 31 16.7 10.8-24.8 *** *** *** 16 15.5 8.6-26.5 14 10.9 5.7-20.1 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 90 13 11.7 6.2-20.9 *** *** *** 11 11.5 5.5-22.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 115 29 25.9 17.0-37.2 *** *** *** 16 12.0 6.9-20.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 654 128 16.5 13.2-20.4 349 55.8 50.4-61.0 90 13.1 10.0-17.0 77 12.7 9.5-16.8 *** *** ***
No 614 117 18.0 14.4-22.3 331 53.7 48.3-59.1 82 14.0 10.7-18.3 68 10.3 7.6-13.7 16 4.0 2.2- 6.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 51 21.4 15.6-28.6 129 58.2 49.8-66.0 27 9.4 5.5-15.5 15 8.7 4.9-14.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,053 198 16.3 13.6-19.4 560 54.1 49.9-58.3 145 14.5 11.8-17.7 130 12.0 9.6-14.9 20 3.1 1.8- 5.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 744 147 17.1 14.0-20.8 380 53.3 48.2-58.3 111 14.7 11.5-18.6 87 11.3 8.5-14.7 19 3.6 2.0- 6.3
No 538 102 17.5 13.7-22.1 309 57.2 51.5-62.6 61 11.7 8.5-15.9 59 11.5 8.5-15.6 *** *** ***

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*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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