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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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

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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 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
-Gaston County 318 36 12.8 8.8-18.2 156 47.5 41.2-53.9 50 16.3 12.1-21.7 71 21.3 16.6-26.9 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3
GENDER
Male 128 11 11.1 5.6-20.8 58 45.0 35.3-55.0 22 16.8 10.7-25.5 35 25.3 17.9-34.4 2 1.8 0.4- 7.8
Female 190 25 14.2 9.3-21.1 98 49.8 41.6-57.9 28 15.9 10.5-23.3 36 17.8 12.3-25.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.6
RACE
White 282 28 11.0 7.3-16.2 139 48.8 42.1-55.5 48 17.7 13.1-23.6 65 21.5 16.6-27.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3
Other 36 8 23.7 10.3-45.5 17 40.0 23.4-59.3 2 7.7 1.8-27.6 6 19.8 8.8-38.7 3 8.8 2.6-25.9
AGE
40-44 30 2 6.3 1.5-22.5 19 60.6 40.8-77.4 5 19.9 8.2-41.0 4 13.2 4.7-32.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 288 34 14.0 9.6-20.1 137 45.0 38.5-51.7 45 15.6 11.4-21.0 67 22.8 17.7-28.9 5 2.5 1.0- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 172 17 9.7 5.6-16.2 84 46.4 38.0-54.9 26 15.1 9.9-22.4 40 24.8 18.0-33.1 5 4.0 1.6- 9.9
Some College + 146 19 16.1 9.8-25.4 72 48.8 39.3-58.3 24 17.6 11.3-26.3 31 17.5 11.7-25.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 17 8.3 4.9-13.6 73 40.1 32.0-48.8 27 16.8 11.1-24.6 51 31.2 23.6-40.0 4 3.6 1.3- 9.8
$50,000+ 97 12 14.2 7.4-25.4 58 60.3 48.8-70.8 15 14.9 8.6-24.6 11 9.9 5.3-17.7 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0

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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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