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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 238 21 7.5 4.6-12.0 102 41.0 33.8-48.6 35 16.2 10.9-23.4 63 27.9 21.5-35.3 17 7.4 4.4-12.2
GENDER
Male 92 3 3.5 1.1-10.6 40 41.3 30.2-53.3 14 15.3 8.7-25.7 27 31.4 21.3-43.7 8 8.5 4.1-16.7
Female 146 18 11.2 6.5-18.4 62 40.7 31.7-50.2 21 17.0 9.7-28.0 36 24.7 17.6-33.6 9 6.5 3.1-13.1
RACE
White 205 17 6.0 3.6- 9.8 89 42.8 34.9-51.0 30 16.2 10.4-24.3 55 28.1 21.4-35.9 14 7.0 3.9-12.1
Other 32 3 12.0 3.4-34.2 13 33.4 18.3-52.9 5 16.8 6.3-37.7 8 28.0 12.5-51.4 3 9.8 3.0-27.6
AGE
40-44 30 0 0.0 . - . 17 54.1 35.7-71.4 4 15.3 5.6-35.4 5 18.5 7.8-37.8 4 12.1 4.5-29.1
45+ 208 21 9.2 5.6-14.6 85 38.1 30.4-46.3 31 16.4 10.6-24.5 58 30.0 22.9-38.3 13 6.4 3.5-11.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 101 9 6.6 3.2-13.0 40 37.1 26.2-49.5 15 17.2 8.6-31.3 29 31.8 21.1-44.8 8 7.4 3.4-15.4
Some College + 136 12 8.2 4.3-15.2 61 43.3 34.2-52.9 20 15.6 9.7-24.2 34 25.4 18.2-34.3 9 7.5 3.7-14.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 111 13 9.5 5.3-16.5 38 33.5 23.7-45.0 17 17.0 9.7-28.0 33 31.3 21.8-42.7 10 8.7 4.4-16.4
$50,000+ 96 6 4.9 2.0-11.5 53 51.2 39.7-62.5 13 15.4 7.9-28.0 18 21.2 13.3-32.0 6 7.3 3.2-15.7

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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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