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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 355 48 15.9 11.6-21.3 186 49.3 43.2-55.3 66 18.4 14.2-23.4 52 14.8 11.1-19.6 3 1.7 0.5- 5.0
GENDER
Male 120 17 17.1 10.2-27.3 60 47.2 37.3-57.3 21 16.2 10.3-24.5 20 16.8 10.5-25.8 2 2.7 0.7-10.3
Female 235 31 15.0 10.3-21.4 126 50.8 43.5-58.1 45 20.0 14.6-26.7 32 13.4 9.3-18.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
RACE
White 216 28 14.2 9.4-21.0 106 45.2 37.8-52.9 48 23.1 17.3-30.2 32 15.5 10.6-22.1 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5
Other 137 20 18.5 11.5-28.5 79 55.5 45.5-65.0 18 11.8 6.9-19.6 19 12.9 7.9-20.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5
AGE
40-44 44 6 14.7 6.5-29.7 19 45.0 29.7-61.2 9 19.0 9.6-34.1 9 18.5 9.1-34.2 1 2.8 0.4-17.3
45+ 311 42 16.1 11.5-22.2 167 50.1 43.7-56.6 57 18.2 13.8-23.7 43 14.1 10.2-19.1 2 1.4 0.4- 5.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 162 20 14.1 8.7-22.0 87 51.0 42.0-59.9 27 16.8 11.1-24.6 27 17.0 11.3-24.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
Some College + 191 28 17.4 11.5-25.5 98 48.3 40.2-56.5 39 19.8 14.2-26.9 24 12.4 8.0-18.9 2 2.0 0.5- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 26 14.5 9.5-21.6 106 51.5 43.3-59.6 35 18.8 13.2-26.0 28 12.9 8.6-18.9 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9
$50,000+ 116 16 17.8 10.5-28.7 62 50.0 39.7-60.2 21 15.5 9.6-23.9 16 15.5 9.2-24.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3

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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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