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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 284 41 12.1 8.5-17.0 165 55.9 48.8-62.8 37 13.3 9.3-18.7 37 16.1 11.2-22.6 4 2.5 0.8- 7.2
GENDER
Male 104 15 10.8 6.2-18.3 60 53.1 41.8-64.1 12 14.1 7.9-23.9 15 18.9 11.0-30.6 2 3.1 0.6-13.6
Female 180 26 13.3 8.5-20.3 105 58.4 49.7-66.6 25 12.7 8.2-19.0 22 13.6 8.5-21.2 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7
RACE
White 183 25 12.0 7.8-18.0 115 62.7 54.4-70.3 22 13.1 8.3-20.1 21 12.2 7.6-19.0 0 0.0 . - .
Other 99 16 12.9 7.2-21.9 48 45.9 34.5-57.8 15 14.1 8.0-23.7 16 21.5 12.7-33.9 4 5.6 1.9-15.4
AGE
40-44 33 4 7.3 2.6-18.8 18 57.2 38.3-74.1 3 8.3 2.4-24.8 6 19.5 8.5-38.7 2 7.8 1.8-28.7
45+ 251 37 13.4 9.2-19.0 147 55.6 48.1-62.8 34 14.6 10.1-20.6 31 15.3 10.2-22.3 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 79 10 10.6 5.2-20.2 45 55.4 42.1-67.9 8 9.6 4.3-20.0 13 17.8 9.6-30.6 3 6.6 1.9-20.5
Some College + 205 31 12.9 8.5-18.9 120 56.2 47.8-64.2 29 15.0 10.0-21.7 24 15.4 9.7-23.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 115 20 14.7 8.8-23.4 59 51.1 39.8-62.2 14 10.0 5.5-17.8 18 17.5 10.2-28.3 4 6.7 2.3-18.0
$50,000+ 139 16 9.2 5.4-15.4 88 60.9 51.1-69.9 21 17.3 11.0-26.0 14 12.6 7.0-21.6 0 0.0 . - .

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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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