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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 262 17 5.3 3.2- 8.9 127 44.9 37.7-52.3 36 12.4 8.7-17.4 61 26.5 20.1-34.1 21 10.9 6.8-16.8
GENDER
Male 107 6 4.7 2.0-10.7 44 37.0 27.6-47.4 17 14.6 8.7-23.5 28 27.4 18.8-38.2 12 16.3 9.2-27.4
Female 155 11 5.9 3.1-11.1 83 51.9 41.6-62.0 19 10.5 6.4-16.7 33 25.7 16.9-37.0 9 6.1 3.0-11.7
RACE
White 245 17 5.8 3.4- 9.6 120 45.8 38.3-53.5 33 12.3 8.4-17.5 55 24.9 18.4-32.7 20 11.3 7.1-17.6
Other 15 0 0.0 . - . 6 33.0 13.4-61.1 2 7.9 1.8-28.4 6 53.7 26.4-78.9 1 5.5 0.7-31.2
AGE
40-44 28 0 0.0 . - . 11 44.5 24.6-66.3 3 9.0 2.8-25.3 7 22.3 9.6-43.5 7 24.2 11.0-45.2
45+ 234 17 6.6 3.9-11.0 116 45.0 37.8-52.5 33 13.2 9.1-18.8 54 27.5 20.6-35.7 14 7.6 4.3-13.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 11 5.5 2.9-10.3 74 40.9 32.3-50.1 17 8.4 4.9-13.9 37 31.9 22.9-42.5 14 13.3 7.7-22.1
Some College + 109 6 5.1 2.1-11.9 53 50.9 39.3-62.4 19 18.4 11.4-28.5 24 18.5 11.6-28.1 7 7.2 3.1-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 11 5.4 2.8-10.1 76 45.1 35.3-55.2 19 10.2 6.2-16.4 38 28.7 19.9-39.5 12 10.5 5.7-18.8
$50,000+ 75 5 6.2 2.4-15.0 34 43.4 31.6-55.9 13 15.5 8.6-26.3 17 25.6 15.7-39.0 6 9.3 3.9-20.6

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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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