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2015 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.*

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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 822 126 14.9 12.3-18.0 477 56.3 52.2-60.3 97 12.4 9.9-15.4 88 11.7 9.2-14.7 34 4.7 3.2- 6.9
GENDER
Male 337 58 16.4 12.3-21.5 196 56.7 50.3-62.8 30 9.0 5.9-13.4 39 13.2 9.3-18.4 14 4.6 2.6- 8.2
Female 485 68 13.7 10.5-17.7 281 56.0 50.6-61.2 67 15.2 11.7-19.6 49 10.4 7.6-14.2 20 4.7 2.8- 7.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 759 123 16.1 13.3-19.5 452 58.4 54.1-62.6 93 13.0 10.4-16.2 72 9.8 7.5-12.7 19 2.7 1.6- 4.5
No 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 263 33 13.0 9.0-18.4 165 58.8 51.6-65.6 32 15.3 10.4-21.9 22 8.8 5.5-13.7 *** *** ***
Obese 408 59 13.1 9.7-17.4 231 56.2 50.3-61.9 47 11.7 8.5-15.9 54 13.9 10.2-18.7 17 5.1 3.0- 8.6
Current Smoker
Yes 126 *** *** *** 63 52.0 41.8-61.9 20 13.6 8.3-21.7 18 14.7 9.1-22.9 15 11.5 6.5-19.6
No 668 111 16.3 13.2-19.9 397 56.8 52.2-61.3 73 12.3 9.5-15.7 69 11.4 8.6-14.8 18 3.3 1.9- 5.7
History of CVD**
Yes 237 39 15.2 10.8-21.1 132 55.1 47.2-62.6 37 16.8 11.8-23.4 24 10.7 6.7-16.7 *** *** ***
No 572 85 14.8 11.6-18.6 338 56.6 51.7-61.4 56 10.4 7.7-13.9 64 12.4 9.4-16.1 29 5.8 3.8- 8.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 734 107 13.8 11.2-17.0 432 56.9 52.6-61.2 88 12.9 10.2-16.2 79 12.1 9.4-15.4 28 4.3 2.8- 6.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 751 110 13.9 11.3-17.0 441 57.0 52.7-61.2 89 12.6 10.0-15.8 81 12.0 9.4-15.2 30 4.5 2.9- 6.8
COPD
Yes 149 *** *** *** 88 58.8 48.9-68.1 18 13.5 7.9-22.2 23 16.1 10.2-24.5 *** *** ***
No 667 111 16.3 13.2-19.8 385 55.7 51.2-60.2 79 12.2 9.6-15.5 64 10.7 8.1-14.1 28 5.0 3.3- 7.6
Current Asthma
Yes 129 20 17.2 10.4-27.2 68 47.4 37.4-57.6 20 17.8 10.7-28.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 689 103 14.4 11.6-17.7 408 58.0 53.5-62.4 77 11.4 8.9-14.6 75 12.0 9.3-15.4 26 4.2 2.6- 6.6
Disability
Yes 411 59 14.8 11.2-19.4 238 56.0 50.1-61.7 50 11.7 8.5-15.9 51 13.3 9.7-18.1 *** *** ***
No 392 65 15.1 11.4-19.7 226 55.8 49.9-61.5 45 13.5 9.8-18.2 36 10.2 7.1-14.5 20 5.4 3.2- 9.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 648 100 15.5 12.5-19.1 377 56.2 51.5-60.8 80 13.0 10.2-16.6 68 11.5 8.8-15.0 23 3.7 2.3- 5.9
No 174 26 12.8 8.2-19.4 100 56.6 47.8-65.0 17 10.0 6.0-16.3 20 12.3 7.6-19.2 *** *** ***

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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