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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 126 55 48.2 38.5-58.2 37 30.2 22.0-39.9 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7 8 4.5 2.1- 9.4 22 15.3 9.8-23.3
GENDER
Male 44 26 58.2 41.8-73.0 9 23.0 12.1-39.2 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 2 2.4 0.5-10.9 6 15.2 6.6-31.1
Female 82 29 41.0 29.4-53.6 28 35.4 24.7-47.9 3 2.1 0.7- 6.5 6 6.0 2.5-13.7 16 15.4 9.2-24.7
RACE
White 86 43 52.4 40.5-64.0 21 26.0 16.9-37.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 6 5.3 2.2-12.0 14 15.0 8.6-25.0
Other 39 12 40.9 24.4-59.7 16 41.5 25.5-59.5 2 3.0 0.7-11.7 2 2.8 0.5-13.5 7 11.8 5.3-24.3
AGE
40-44 20 10 52.8 30.1-74.4 4 17.6 6.3-40.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.6 0.6-26.6 5 25.0 9.9-50.3
45+ 103 43 46.6 35.8-57.7 32 33.1 23.6-44.2 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 7 4.6 2.0-10.2 17 13.5 8.1-21.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 22 44.4 30.2-59.6 21 39.2 25.8-54.5 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3 2 1.9 0.4- 9.6 9 12.1 5.9-23.0
Some College + 69 33 52.4 39.3-65.2 16 24.1 14.7-37.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 6 6.6 2.8-14.7 12 15.6 8.5-26.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 25 37.5 25.3-51.5 28 45.5 32.6-59.1 3 2.8 0.9- 8.6 3 2.6 0.7- 9.3 10 11.5 5.9-21.3
$50,000+ 39 24 67.4 49.9-81.1 3 9.3 2.7-26.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 3 5.0 1.4-16.1 8 17.5 8.2-33.4

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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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