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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

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

What is the main reason you have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No prob./no reason to go Cost/insurance Access problems Not thought of it Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,414 2,190 49.7 47.7-51.6 1,106 25.9 24.1-27.7 153 3.3 2.7- 4.0 322 7.2 6.2- 8.3 643 14.0 12.8-15.4
-Guilford County 111 56 49.9 39.3-60.5 27 29.1 20.0-40.2 4 4.7 1.6-13.4 11 7.0 3.6-13.0 13 9.3 5.0-16.5
GENDER
Male 40 23 61.3 44.0-76.1 11 27.7 15.0-45.3 2 3.7 0.8-15.7 3 6.5 2.0-19.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
Female 71 33 41.4 29.3-54.7 16 30.2 18.6-45.0 2 5.5 1.3-20.9 8 7.3 3.4-15.2 12 15.6 8.3-27.2
RACE
White 79 44 56.1 43.5-68.0 17 25.1 15.5-38.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 9 9.4 4.6-18.5 8 8.6 4.0-17.7
Other 31 12 40.9 23.8-60.5 9 34.0 18.0-54.8 3 11.4 3.5-31.7 2 3.1 0.7-13.0 5 10.6 3.8-26.0
AGE
40-44 7 6 89.8 50.3-98.7 1 10.2 1.3-49.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 102 49 46.6 35.8-57.7 26 31.0 21.3-42.7 4 5.2 1.7-14.6 11 7.6 3.9-14.2 12 9.6 5.0-17.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 24 43.7 29.8-58.8 17 37.3 23.9-52.9 2 4.9 1.2-17.8 5 4.9 1.8-12.6 7 9.1 4.0-19.4
Some College + 55 31 54.3 39.1-68.7 10 23.0 12.1-39.5 2 4.6 0.9-21.0 6 8.6 3.7-18.8 6 9.5 3.9-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 27 47.5 33.1-62.2 18 36.7 23.6-52.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 2 2.4 0.5-10.3 8 11.3 5.0-23.5
$50,000+ 39 21 54.8 37.1-71.4 8 26.2 12.8-46.2 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 6 11.8 5.0-25.3 3 6.2 1.8-19.3

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This question was asked of those who have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months

^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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