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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 105 52 48.8 37.8-60.0 22 22.5 14.3-33.4 2 1.8 0.4- 9.1 10 9.8 5.1-18.1 19 17.1 10.5-26.6
GENDER
Male 45 26 58.0 41.0-73.3 7 17.0 7.3-34.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 13.4 5.8-28.0 6 11.5 4.9-24.6
Female 60 26 38.5 26.1-52.5 15 28.6 17.2-43.6 2 3.9 0.7-18.0 4 5.7 2.0-15.2 13 23.3 13.1-38.2
RACE
White 91 50 55.0 43.4-66.0 13 14.5 8.0-24.9 2 2.3 0.4-11.2 10 12.3 6.4-22.2 16 16.0 9.4-25.9
Other 14 2 24.4 4.6-68.3 9 54.1 23.7-81.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 21.5 6.5-51.9
AGE
40-44 21 9 45.6 24.1-68.9 4 19.3 7.0-43.1 1 4.8 0.7-27.4 3 13.4 4.1-35.7 4 17.0 6.2-38.7
45+ 84 43 50.3 38.2-62.3 18 24.0 14.5-36.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 7 8.1 3.8-16.6 15 17.1 9.9-28.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 18 36.9 22.8-53.7 12 27.5 15.0-44.9 1 3.8 0.5-22.5 3 10.0 3.1-27.7 9 21.8 10.8-39.3
Some College + 61 33 56.3 41.3-70.3 10 19.3 9.7-34.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 7 9.8 4.4-20.2 10 14.0 7.2-25.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 49 22 39.6 25.4-55.7 17 41.6 26.1-58.9 2 4.4 0.8-20.2 1 2.4 0.3-15.5 7 11.9 5.0-25.9
$50,000+ 43 25 60.3 43.2-75.3 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 15.5 6.9-31.0 10 22.9 12.0-39.1

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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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