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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
-Eastern NC 4,027 2,416 61.4 59.5-63.3 1,611 38.6 36.7-40.5
GENDER
Male 1,450 886 63.0 59.9-66.1 564 37.0 33.9-40.1
Female 2,577 1,530 60.0 57.7-62.3 1,047 40.0 37.7-42.3
RACE
White 2,799 1,652 60.8 58.6-63.0 1,147 39.2 37.0-41.4
African American 929 617 68.4 64.6-72.0 312 31.6 28.0-35.4
Other Minorities 278 135 43.0 35.0-51.2 143 57.0 48.8-65.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 99 36 30.5 20.2-43.2 63 69.5 56.8-79.8
Non-Hispanic 3,910 2,372 62.8 60.9-64.6 1,538 37.2 35.4-39.1
AGE
40-44 421 282 64.2 58.2-69.9 139 35.8 30.1-41.8
45-54 977 616 64.0 60.2-67.6 361 36.0 32.4-39.8
55-64 1,057 653 63.2 59.8-66.5 404 36.8 33.5-40.2
65-74 907 503 55.1 51.3-58.9 404 44.9 41.1-48.7
75+ 635 346 55.8 51.3-60.3 289 44.2 39.7-48.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 667 337 48.9 43.7-54.1 330 51.1 45.9-56.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,301 747 59.9 56.6-63.2 554 40.1 36.8-43.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,046 668 64.3 60.8-67.7 378 35.7 32.3-39.2
College Graduate 1,004 657 68.5 65.0-71.8 347 31.5 28.2-35.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 548 248 42.6 36.9-48.5 300 57.4 51.5-63.1
$15,000- 24,999 646 319 48.6 43.7-53.6 327 51.4 46.4-56.3
$25,000- 34,999 445 266 57.4 51.4-63.2 179 42.6 36.8-48.6
$35,000- 49,999 574 360 65.0 60.2-69.5 214 35.0 30.5-39.8
$50,000-74,999 557 383 68.4 63.4-72.9 174 31.6 27.1-36.6
$75,000+ 698 519 76.6 72.9-80.0 179 23.4 20.0-27.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,786 1,018 58.9 55.9-61.7 768 41.1 38.3-44.1
No 2,177 1,358 63.3 60.8-65.8 819 36.7 34.2-39.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 769 499 68.3 64.3-72.1 270 31.7 27.9-35.7
Non-Veteran 3,257 1,917 59.6 57.4-61.7 1,340 40.4 38.3-42.6

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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