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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 104 52 47.7 36.4-59.1 26 28.8 18.5-41.9 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8 8 4.8 2.2-10.2 17 17.6 10.7-27.8
GENDER
Male 51 31 56.8 41.5-71.0 10 22.5 12.0-38.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 9 19.1 9.7-34.2
Female 53 21 35.4 21.7-52.0 16 37.3 20.4-57.9 1 2.7 0.4-17.0 7 9.1 3.8-20.3 8 15.6 7.4-30.1
RACE
White 97 49 48.9 37.1-60.9 24 27.8 17.3-41.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 8 5.1 2.3-10.9 15 17.0 9.9-27.5
Other 7 3 28.9 7.9-65.7 2 43.6 12.6-80.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 27.5 6.0-69.3
AGE
40-44 13 9 62.9 32.5-85.6 2 18.6 4.4-52.9 1 6.4 0.9-34.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.2 1.7-52.1
45+ 91 43 44.3 32.6-56.7 24 31.1 19.6-45.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 5.8 2.6-12.4 16 18.8 11.3-29.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 32 45.6 31.4-60.4 14 31.0 17.4-48.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.3 2.6-14.8 9 17.1 8.5-31.4
Some College + 43 20 51.5 34.8-67.9 12 24.9 13.1-42.0 1 3.2 0.5-19.8 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4 8 18.5 9.1-34.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 30 38.5 26.1-52.5 23 43.4 29.0-59.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.1 1.3-12.2 9 14.0 7.0-25.9
$50,000+ 26 16 63.8 41.2-81.6 2 4.1 0.9-16.4 1 4.2 0.6-25.0 2 4.4 0.9-18.6 5 23.4 9.1-48.2

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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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