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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 268 30 11.8 7.8-17.5 117 40.1 33.7-46.9 41 14.8 10.6-20.3 61 23.5 18.1-30.0 19 9.7 6.0-15.4
GENDER
Male 103 10 12.1 5.9-23.3 37 31.1 22.2-41.6 17 15.1 9.0-24.3 31 30.4 21.3-41.3 8 11.3 5.4-22.1
Female 165 20 11.6 7.2-18.2 80 47.1 38.6-55.8 24 14.5 9.4-21.9 30 18.2 12.1-26.4 11 8.5 4.5-15.5
RACE
White 235 23 9.9 6.3-15.2 104 42.3 35.4-49.6 40 17.3 12.4-23.5 57 24.9 19.0-32.0 11 5.6 2.9-10.4
Other 33 7 22.5 8.9-46.4 13 27.6 14.5-46.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 4 15.8 5.7-36.8 8 33.1 16.8-54.8
AGE
40-44 27 2 7.1 1.7-25.1 12 34.8 19.4-54.2 4 18.2 6.8-40.3 4 17.7 6.4-40.1 5 22.2 9.3-44.3
45+ 241 28 12.8 8.3-19.2 105 41.2 34.4-48.4 37 14.1 10.1-19.4 57 24.7 18.9-31.6 14 7.2 4.1-12.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 16 10.1 5.8-16.9 59 40.2 31.4-49.6 17 10.6 6.4-17.0 35 27.5 19.6-37.0 12 11.7 6.5-20.0
Some College + 129 14 13.6 7.4-23.4 58 40.0 30.9-49.9 24 19.0 12.3-28.2 26 19.6 12.7-28.9 7 7.8 3.4-17.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 140 15 9.1 5.2-15.4 52 34.4 26.0-43.8 20 12.3 7.7-18.9 42 33.0 24.4-43.0 11 11.2 6.0-20.0
$50,000+ 88 11 15.0 7.6-27.4 44 45.7 34.5-57.4 17 20.4 12.4-31.8 9 8.6 4.3-16.4 7 10.3 4.5-21.6

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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.

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