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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 127 70 54.6 44.3-64.6 29 25.4 17.1-36.0 3 1.7 0.5- 5.7 5 4.2 1.6-10.7 20 14.0 8.7-21.8
GENDER
Male 50 31 58.4 42.2-73.0 11 29.4 16.4-46.9 2 2.9 0.7-10.9 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 5 8.1 3.0-20.0
Female 77 39 50.7 38.0-63.2 18 21.2 12.9-32.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 4 7.5 2.6-19.7 15 20.2 11.8-32.2
RACE
White 110 61 55.2 44.0-65.9 24 24.2 15.4-35.7 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 3 2.5 0.8- 7.9 19 16.1 9.9-25.2
Other 16 8 50.3 25.6-74.9 5 32.8 13.0-61.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.7 3.0-44.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.0
AGE
40-44 21 12 57.4 32.7-78.8 4 23.8 7.6-54.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 18.9 7.3-40.6
45+ 105 57 53.6 42.5-64.4 25 26.0 17.2-37.3 3 2.2 0.7- 7.3 5 5.5 2.1-13.7 15 12.6 7.1-21.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 32 48.1 34.4-62.1 20 32.4 20.1-47.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 2 4.9 1.2-17.9 10 13.3 6.6-24.9
Some College + 62 38 61.9 47.0-74.8 9 17.7 8.6-32.9 2 2.1 0.4- 9.2 3 3.6 1.1-10.7 10 14.8 7.6-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 38 46.9 33.9-60.2 25 39.6 26.9-53.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.5 10 10.2 5.1-19.2
$50,000+ 34 23 66.1 46.7-81.3 3 11.1 3.3-31.5 1 2.3 0.3-14.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 20.5 9.4-39.1

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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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