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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 243 23 6.9 4.4-10.8 129 50.2 42.6-57.7 38 14.3 10.0-20.1 43 22.8 16.6-30.4 10 5.8 2.9-11.4
GENDER
Male 88 9 5.8 2.8-11.8 44 42.5 31.4-54.5 11 13.5 7.2-24.0 20 30.9 20.2-44.1 4 7.3 2.6-18.8
Female 155 14 7.9 4.4-13.9 85 56.9 47.6-65.7 27 15.0 9.9-22.2 23 15.6 9.9-23.8 6 4.5 1.9-10.4
RACE
White 162 15 7.4 4.3-12.4 96 59.9 51.1-68.0 24 12.8 8.4-19.1 27 19.9 13.5-28.4 0 0.0 . - .
Other 79 8 6.7 2.9-14.5 32 37.1 25.5-50.3 13 14.7 8.0-25.6 16 27.7 16.8-42.2 10 13.8 6.9-25.8
AGE
40-44 32 3 5.4 1.6-16.3 13 39.2 22.6-58.7 4 10.6 3.5-28.2 8 28.7 14.4-49.2 4 16.1 5.9-36.7
45+ 211 20 7.4 4.5-11.9 116 53.3 45.3-61.2 34 15.4 10.6-21.8 35 21.1 14.7-29.3 6 2.9 1.2- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 5 7.5 2.7-18.9 32 48.4 34.0-63.2 5 6.7 2.3-17.8 11 19.8 10.2-35.0 7 17.6 8.1-34.1
Some College + 183 18 6.7 4.1-11.0 97 50.8 42.1-59.4 33 17.2 11.8-24.5 32 23.9 16.5-33.1 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 91 10 8.0 3.7-16.4 43 46.6 34.3-59.3 13 9.7 5.3-17.1 16 21.8 12.9-34.6 9 13.9 6.7-26.7
$50,000+ 130 10 6.1 3.2-11.3 74 53.8 43.8-63.6 22 16.6 10.5-25.1 23 22.1 14.2-32.6 1 1.5 0.2-10.1

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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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