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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 282 31 8.8 6.1-12.6 118 40.8 34.3-47.7 37 12.2 8.5-17.1 69 23.8 18.5-30.0 27 14.5 9.6-21.1
GENDER
Male 117 13 7.8 4.4-13.6 51 42.0 32.1-52.5 9 6.5 3.2-12.7 26 21.0 13.9-30.3 18 22.8 14.4-34.0
Female 165 18 9.8 6.1-15.5 67 39.6 31.6-48.2 28 18.3 12.2-26.5 43 26.8 19.7-35.4 9 5.5 2.6-11.0
RACE
White 260 30 9.2 6.3-13.3 111 42.2 35.3-49.4 33 12.0 8.2-17.3 63 23.4 18.0-29.9 23 13.1 8.3-20.1
Other 20 1 5.2 0.7-29.1 6 26.0 11.2-49.7 3 11.8 3.5-33.3 6 28.8 12.3-53.6 4 28.2 11.2-55.1
AGE
40-44 28 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.9 2.5-36.6 6 14.9 6.3-31.5 13 37.1 20.4-57.7 6 37.0 18.2-60.9
45+ 254 31 10.3 7.1-14.7 115 45.9 39.0-53.1 31 11.7 7.8-17.1 56 21.5 16.2-27.9 21 10.6 6.7-16.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 123 10 5.8 3.0-10.9 49 39.5 29.8-50.1 19 14.4 8.5-23.3 27 20.3 13.5-29.2 18 20.1 12.2-31.3
Some College + 159 21 11.3 7.2-17.2 69 41.9 33.5-50.9 18 10.3 6.3-16.4 42 26.7 19.4-35.5 9 9.8 4.9-18.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 17 9.4 5.7-15.2 53 35.1 26.3-45.0 21 12.0 7.5-18.7 40 26.2 18.8-35.4 17 17.2 10.2-27.5
$50,000+ 101 9 7.1 3.5-13.9 54 50.5 39.6-61.3 10 11.2 5.6-21.2 21 19.0 12.2-28.4 7 12.2 5.7-24.2

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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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