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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 284 32 12.0 7.8-18.0 138 44.3 37.7-51.0 32 13.3 9.1-18.9 61 20.8 16.1-26.6 21 9.6 5.8-15.4
GENDER
Male 103 15 18.0 10.2-29.8 50 41.5 31.1-52.7 14 17.2 9.9-28.0 14 14.9 8.5-24.6 10 8.5 3.9-17.3
Female 181 17 7.2 4.1-12.3 88 46.5 38.4-54.8 18 10.1 6.2-16.1 47 25.7 19.3-33.2 11 10.5 5.4-19.4
RACE
White 230 25 8.6 5.4-13.3 118 50.2 42.9-57.5 26 13.9 9.2-20.5 49 22.1 16.6-28.8 12 5.2 2.7- 9.7
Other 52 7 21.0 10.2-38.2 19 29.0 17.5-44.1 6 12.1 5.2-25.7 11 17.1 9.2-29.6 9 20.9 10.4-37.3
AGE
40-44 27 3 13.4 3.8-38.0 12 50.6 30.5-70.6 3 8.1 2.3-25.2 6 19.9 8.2-41.0 3 7.9 2.2-24.9
45+ 257 29 11.8 7.5-18.1 126 43.2 36.5-50.2 29 14.1 9.6-20.4 55 21.0 16.0-27.0 18 9.9 5.7-16.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 13 13.0 6.3-25.0 44 33.9 24.2-45.3 13 12.8 7.0-22.3 25 22.3 14.6-32.5 14 17.9 9.7-30.7
Some College + 175 19 11.4 6.7-18.8 94 50.2 41.9-58.5 19 13.5 8.4-21.2 36 20.0 14.2-27.3 7 4.8 2.1-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 123 15 15.2 8.1-26.9 55 36.0 26.7-46.6 14 12.3 6.8-21.2 26 20.4 13.6-29.6 13 16.0 8.6-27.8
$50,000+ 126 9 7.6 3.5-15.8 70 52.1 42.4-61.7 14 14.1 8.1-23.4 27 21.2 14.4-30.2 6 5.0 2.0-11.7

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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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