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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 327 53 14.2 10.3-19.1 172 49.9 43.4-56.4 42 16.3 11.6-22.4 57 18.7 14.2-24.3 3 0.9 0.3- 3.1
GENDER
Male 109 14 11.8 6.5-20.7 52 45.1 34.5-56.1 18 22.0 13.4-34.0 22 19.0 12.2-28.4 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0
Female 218 39 16.0 11.1-22.4 120 53.6 45.8-61.2 24 11.9 7.7-17.8 35 18.6 13.1-25.7 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 290 48 14.1 10.2-19.2 154 52.3 45.5-59.0 37 14.1 10.1-19.5 48 18.5 13.7-24.4 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6
Other 35 5 15.3 5.5-35.8 16 33.7 18.9-52.7 5 29.5 12.5-55.2 9 21.4 10.3-39.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 41 5 14.4 5.8-31.4 16 33.8 20.7-49.9 8 23.4 11.1-42.8 11 26.2 14.6-42.4 1 2.2 0.3-14.4
45+ 286 48 14.1 10.3-19.1 156 54.4 47.5-61.1 34 14.3 9.9-20.2 46 16.7 12.2-22.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 22 10.8 6.8-16.8 91 57.9 48.4-66.7 13 9.3 5.2-16.0 27 20.9 14.0-30.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4
Some College + 171 31 17.0 11.3-24.9 80 43.4 34.9-52.3 29 22.0 14.7-31.7 29 16.8 11.4-24.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 24 13.3 8.4-20.3 80 49.3 40.0-58.6 19 18.3 11.4-28.0 27 18.1 11.9-26.6 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1
$50,000+ 122 19 13.2 7.7-21.5 62 48.9 38.5-59.4 15 15.4 8.4-26.6 25 21.4 14.3-30.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4

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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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