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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

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

What is the main reason you have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No prob./no reason to go Cost/insurance Access problems Not thought of it Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,414 2,190 49.7 47.7-51.6 1,106 25.9 24.1-27.7 153 3.3 2.7- 4.0 322 7.2 6.2- 8.3 643 14.0 12.8-15.4
-Cabarrus County 105 63 64.0 53.1-73.5 17 14.7 8.8-23.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 8.1 3.9-16.3 17 13.2 7.7-21.6
GENDER
Male 49 33 72.8 57.4-84.2 6 8.5 3.3-20.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 12.3 5.4-25.3 3 6.5 1.8-20.7
Female 56 30 52.0 37.6-66.0 11 23.2 13.0-38.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.5 0.4-15.8 14 22.3 12.9-35.7
RACE
White 92 53 61.3 49.7-71.7 14 13.5 7.6-22.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.6 4.6-19.0 17 15.6 9.2-25.2
Other 13 10 78.7 47.1-93.9 3 21.3 6.1-52.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 11 8 69.4 36.3-90.1 1 7.3 1.0-38.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.3 1.3-44.8 1 13.9 2.0-56.0
45+ 94 55 63.0 51.4-73.2 16 16.1 9.5-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.9 3.5-16.7 16 13.0 7.7-21.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 30 64.6 48.6-77.9 9 15.2 7.4-28.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.7 2.5-21.9 8 12.4 5.8-24.5
Some College + 54 33 63.4 48.6-76.1 8 14.3 6.8-27.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.5 3.2-20.8 9 13.9 6.5-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 35 62.2 47.4-75.1 13 23.4 13.2-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.1 0.7-12.8 9 11.3 5.4-22.0
$50,000+ 27 15 62.0 42.1-78.5 3 8.5 2.6-24.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.6 6.2-37.6 5 12.9 5.1-28.8

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This question was asked of those who have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months

^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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