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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 318 44 11.8 8.5-16.3 172 53.7 47.1-60.1 51 15.9 11.6-21.3 47 17.5 12.8-23.4 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2
GENDER
Male 127 16 11.5 6.6-19.3 67 52.8 42.5-62.8 18 14.4 8.4-23.5 25 21.1 13.7-30.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Female 191 28 12.2 8.2-17.7 105 54.6 46.6-62.3 33 17.5 12.2-24.4 22 13.7 8.7-20.9 3 2.1 0.6- 6.4
RACE
White 249 38 13.5 9.4-18.9 134 54.9 47.8-61.8 44 16.5 12.0-22.2 31 14.6 10.0-20.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4
Other 69 6 7.6 3.0-18.2 38 50.5 36.5-64.5 7 14.3 6.2-29.6 16 24.9 14.2-39.9 2 2.7 0.6-10.4
AGE
40-44 33 2 6.7 1.7-23.3 18 54.1 36.4-70.8 3 9.6 3.1-26.1 9 26.6 13.7-45.3 1 3.0 0.4-18.7
45+ 285 42 12.7 9.0-17.7 154 53.6 46.6-60.5 48 17.0 12.3-23.0 38 15.8 11.0-22.2 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 14 9.7 5.1-17.7 60 52.8 41.9-63.5 22 20.7 12.8-31.7 16 14.7 8.4-24.4 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4
Some College + 204 30 13.0 8.7-18.9 112 54.1 46.0-62.0 29 13.3 8.9-19.6 31 18.9 13.0-26.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 17 10.2 5.8-17.2 75 57.4 48.0-66.4 24 16.8 10.9-24.9 19 13.4 8.2-21.3 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3
$50,000+ 143 22 14.2 9.0-21.7 75 50.8 41.4-60.2 23 15.9 9.9-24.6 21 18.3 11.8-27.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3

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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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