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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

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

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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
-Catawba County 341 47 13.3 9.8-17.9 170 47.6 41.5-53.8 53 15.1 11.3-20.0 62 19.7 15.1-25.3 9 4.2 2.0- 8.9
GENDER
Male 140 20 12.4 7.8-19.2 70 47.8 38.5-57.3 17 12.4 7.4-20.1 25 19.6 13.0-28.4 8 7.8 3.5-16.6
Female 201 27 14.2 9.4-20.9 100 47.4 39.7-55.3 36 17.9 12.7-24.7 37 19.9 14.0-27.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
RACE
White 311 44 13.9 10.1-18.8 159 48.9 42.4-55.4 45 14.3 10.4-19.4 55 18.8 14.0-24.7 8 4.1 1.8- 9.2
Other 29 3 9.5 2.9-27.1 10 36.0 19.3-57.0 8 21.6 9.8-40.9 7 27.5 13.3-48.4 1 5.5 0.8-30.0
AGE
40-44 26 2 6.0 1.3-23.6 6 24.8 10.2-48.8 5 14.3 5.6-31.8 9 32.0 15.5-54.6 4 23.0 8.2-50.0
45+ 315 45 14.3 10.4-19.2 164 50.6 44.2-56.9 48 15.2 11.2-20.4 53 18.1 13.6-23.8 5 1.8 0.7- 4.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 17 12.0 7.1-19.5 71 44.1 35.2-53.5 28 14.4 9.5-21.2 32 22.3 15.6-30.9 6 7.1 2.9-16.7
Some College + 187 30 14.5 10.0-20.6 99 50.7 42.5-58.9 25 15.7 10.3-23.2 30 17.4 11.5-25.4 3 1.7 0.5- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 25 12.4 8.1-18.4 90 46.1 37.8-54.7 34 17.2 11.8-24.5 36 18.3 12.8-25.4 6 6.0 2.4-14.5
$50,000+ 111 14 13.3 7.6-22.4 65 54.3 43.8-64.4 13 12.8 7.3-21.5 16 16.7 9.8-27.0 3 2.9 0.8- 9.6

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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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