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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)

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 the past month Within the past year Within the past 2 years 2 or more 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 10,126 949 8.4 7.7- 9.1 4,574 42.9 41.6-44.1 1,516 14.5 13.6-15.4 2,371 25.3 24.2-26.5 716 9.0 8.2- 9.8
-Alamance County 249 29 11.6 7.5-17.5 117 41.6 34.9-48.7 38 16.5 11.6-22.8 52 22.8 17.1-29.6 13 7.5 4.2-13.1
GENDER
Male 79 10 15.3 7.5-28.6 35 41.5 30.1-53.9 11 12.3 6.6-21.6 20 26.7 17.0-39.2 3 4.3 1.3-13.2
Female 170 19 9.3 5.7-15.0 82 41.7 33.7-50.3 27 19.0 12.6-27.8 32 20.4 14.0-28.7 10 9.5 4.9-17.6
RACE
White 215 25 11.7 7.3-18.3 103 42.9 35.6-50.6 33 16.8 11.5-23.8 44 21.4 15.7-28.6 10 7.2 3.7-13.3
Other 33 4 11.3 3.9-28.7 13 32.3 17.6-51.5 5 15.1 6.1-32.7 8 31.5 15.7-53.2 3 9.8 2.6-30.3
AGE
40-44 25 1 2.4 0.3-15.3 6 20.9 8.9-41.6 4 17.5 6.3-40.2 8 31.9 15.7-54.1 6 27.3 12.4-49.8
45+ 224 28 13.2 8.5-20.0 111 45.3 38.0-52.9 34 16.3 11.3-22.9 44 21.2 15.5-28.3 7 4.0 1.7- 9.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 12 13.3 6.6-25.2 43 35.6 26.3-46.1 17 15.1 9.1-24.1 24 25.1 16.5-36.3 7 10.8 5.0-22.0
Some College + 145 16 10.1 5.9-16.8 74 46.1 37.0-55.5 21 17.5 10.9-26.8 28 21.2 14.3-30.3 6 5.2 2.2-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 16 14.3 7.4-25.6 49 34.6 25.7-44.8 18 15.7 9.5-24.8 26 26.8 17.8-38.2 7 8.7 3.7-18.9
$50,000+ 92 10 10.1 5.3-18.6 47 46.3 35.3-57.7 10 14.8 7.6-26.8 19 19.9 12.3-30.5 6 8.9 4.0-18.6

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^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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