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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 283 25 9.6 6.2-14.7 122 41.0 34.6-47.7 49 14.7 10.8-19.6 65 25.2 19.6-31.6 22 9.5 5.9-14.9
GENDER
Male 80 6 7.5 2.9-18.0 32 37.8 26.9-50.1 11 9.8 5.1-18.2 23 31.1 20.8-43.8 8 13.7 6.6-26.5
Female 203 19 10.9 6.6-17.4 90 42.9 35.4-50.8 38 17.5 12.5-24.1 42 21.6 15.8-28.9 14 7.0 4.0-12.0
RACE
White 180 14 8.3 4.4-15.3 77 40.4 32.6-48.7 36 18.5 13.1-25.5 45 26.8 19.9-35.0 8 6.0 2.8-12.1
Other 101 11 11.9 6.4-21.1 44 42.4 31.7-53.9 13 8.8 4.6-16.3 19 21.4 13.3-32.7 14 15.4 8.4-26.6
AGE
40-44 45 2 3.5 0.9-13.4 13 30.7 18.0-47.3 7 12.3 5.6-25.1 13 33.4 19.8-50.6 10 20.0 10.4-34.9
45+ 238 23 11.3 7.1-17.5 109 43.8 36.7-51.2 42 15.3 11.0-21.0 52 22.9 17.3-29.7 12 6.7 3.4-12.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 12 10.5 5.5-19.1 56 39.4 30.1-49.4 19 14.7 8.9-23.3 30 26.6 18.4-36.8 11 8.9 4.6-16.5
Some College + 153 13 9.1 4.8-16.4 65 42.6 34.0-51.7 30 14.9 10.1-21.4 34 23.3 16.4-32.0 11 10.1 5.3-18.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 16 11.9 6.8-19.9 65 41.8 33.0-51.1 25 14.8 9.6-22.3 36 22.8 16.1-31.2 12 8.7 4.5-16.1
$50,000+ 94 6 6.6 2.6-15.7 42 41.5 31.0-52.8 17 13.4 7.9-21.7 22 28.0 18.5-40.0 7 10.5 4.7-21.9

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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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