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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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

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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 12,213 1,586 12.0 11.3-12.8 6,284 50.2 49.0-51.4 1,917 15.9 15.1-16.8 2,249 19.8 18.9-20.8 177 2.1 1.7- 2.5
-Alamance County 302 57 18.5 13.9-24.2 148 46.2 39.8-52.7 61 21.3 16.2-27.4 35 13.3 9.4-18.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
GENDER
Male 93 17 20.1 12.0-31.8 43 43.0 32.4-54.3 19 23.0 14.5-34.5 14 13.9 8.1-22.7 0 0.0 . - .
Female 209 40 17.5 12.5-24.0 105 48.1 40.2-56.0 42 20.3 14.4-27.8 21 13.0 8.1-20.0 1 1.2 0.2- 7.7
RACE
White 251 47 18.3 13.3-24.6 123 46.3 39.3-53.5 54 22.4 16.7-29.3 27 13.0 8.7-18.9 0 0.0 . - .
Other 50 10 19.6 9.9-35.2 24 44.9 30.1-60.8 7 16.7 7.5-33.2 8 14.8 6.7-29.5 1 4.0 0.6-23.1
AGE
40-44 27 3 8.0 2.5-23.1 11 40.1 22.6-60.5 6 22.4 9.8-43.4 6 24.3 10.9-45.6 1 5.2 0.7-28.9
45+ 275 54 20.2 15.1-26.5 137 47.2 40.5-54.1 55 21.1 15.7-27.6 29 11.5 7.8-16.7 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 25 20.5 13.2-30.4 65 42.7 33.6-52.3 25 17.7 11.5-26.2 19 17.6 11.0-26.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.5
Some College + 166 31 16.6 11.4-23.5 83 49.3 40.5-58.1 36 24.3 17.1-33.5 16 9.8 5.7-16.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 151 28 19.0 12.1-28.6 70 41.5 32.7-50.9 35 23.9 16.5-33.3 17 13.9 8.3-22.4 1 1.6 0.2-10.7
$50,000+ 103 21 18.1 11.6-27.1 53 50.0 39.3-60.7 18 20.4 12.5-31.6 11 11.4 6.0-20.6 0 0.0 . - .

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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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