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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 329 51 15.2 11.0-20.6 171 50.0 43.6-56.5 42 13.0 9.3-17.9 63 21.3 16.4-27.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
GENDER
Male 121 22 19.5 12.1-29.9 60 47.1 36.6-57.9 12 11.9 6.4-21.0 26 21.1 14.0-30.4 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
Female 208 29 11.6 7.8-17.0 111 52.4 44.6-60.1 30 13.9 9.5-20.0 37 21.5 15.3-29.3 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
RACE
White 265 43 14.4 10.4-19.6 144 53.7 46.8-60.4 32 12.4 8.5-17.9 44 18.8 13.8-25.1 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0
Other 62 8 17.3 8.4-32.2 26 41.4 27.8-56.5 9 13.6 6.7-25.9 19 27.6 17.1-41.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 27 3 9.7 2.3-33.0 17 66.9 45.0-83.3 2 3.7 0.9-14.2 4 18.0 6.5-41.0 1 1.7 0.2-11.1
45+ 302 48 15.9 11.4-21.7 154 47.8 41.1-54.6 40 14.3 10.1-19.7 59 21.7 16.6-27.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 20 16.1 9.4-26.4 57 43.5 33.4-54.3 19 14.1 8.6-22.3 34 26.2 18.3-36.0 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 199 31 14.6 9.7-21.3 114 53.8 45.6-61.8 23 12.4 7.8-19.1 29 18.4 12.6-26.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 23 18.1 11.1-28.1 72 42.1 32.8-52.0 22 16.8 10.6-25.6 33 23.0 16.1-31.8 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 135 18 12.4 7.4-20.1 79 55.8 46.1-65.0 16 11.1 6.4-18.6 21 20.3 13.2-30.0 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0

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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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