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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 279 32 9.1 5.9-13.6 123 40.2 33.6-47.2 37 15.1 10.4-21.5 63 24.5 18.7-31.4 24 11.1 7.2-16.7
GENDER
Male 93 7 7.8 3.3-17.3 37 33.6 24.0-44.8 17 21.8 12.9-34.4 22 25.8 16.3-38.4 10 10.9 5.6-20.3
Female 186 25 10.0 6.4-15.3 86 45.4 37.1-53.9 20 9.8 6.1-15.4 41 23.5 17.0-31.5 14 11.3 6.5-18.9
RACE
White 251 28 8.1 5.2-12.2 116 43.5 36.4-50.8 33 13.7 9.6-19.4 57 25.2 19.0-32.6 17 9.5 5.7-15.5
Other 27 4 15.3 4.8-39.1 6 18.8 7.7-39.2 4 23.6 7.6-53.8 6 21.3 8.2-44.9 7 21.0 9.1-41.2
AGE
40-44 40 2 6.1 1.4-23.5 15 32.6 19.7-48.9 5 17.8 6.9-39.1 11 24.2 13.2-40.2 7 19.2 9.2-35.9
45+ 239 30 10.0 6.6-14.9 108 42.7 35.4-50.3 32 14.2 9.8-20.1 52 24.6 18.1-32.5 17 8.5 5.1-14.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 16 9.0 5.2-15.3 61 39.7 30.5-49.6 15 10.1 5.9-16.9 28 27.7 18.5-39.3 12 13.5 7.5-22.9
Some College + 146 16 9.1 4.9-16.4 62 40.8 31.7-50.6 22 19.1 11.8-29.4 35 22.1 15.3-30.7 11 8.8 4.5-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 9 5.9 2.7-12.3 55 37.0 28.0-47.0 15 16.1 9.6-25.9 32 29.4 20.1-40.8 13 11.6 6.6-19.8
$50,000+ 110 14 9.4 4.8-17.7 48 42.1 31.6-53.4 12 13.4 6.6-25.3 27 24.5 16.1-35.4 9 10.6 5.3-19.9

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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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