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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 517 68 12.8 9.8-16.5 274 49.4 44.2-54.5 75 15.1 11.8-19.1 90 19.7 15.8-24.3 10 3.0 1.6- 5.7
GENDER
Male 218 28 12.6 8.5-18.4 103 45.7 38.1-53.6 30 13.6 9.2-19.5 50 23.7 17.7-31.1 7 4.4 2.1- 9.0
Female 299 40 13.0 9.3-17.9 171 53.8 47.4-60.1 45 17.0 12.5-22.7 40 14.8 10.8-20.0 3 1.4 0.4- 4.6
RACE
White 384 50 12.3 9.1-16.5 209 49.2 43.5-54.9 55 15.8 12.0-20.6 65 20.8 16.2-26.3 5 1.9 0.8- 4.8
Other 133 18 13.7 8.3-21.7 65 49.8 39.5-60.0 20 13.8 8.4-21.8 25 17.6 11.1-26.6 5 5.2 2.1-12.0
AGE
40-44 66 6 9.6 4.2-20.5 28 42.7 29.5-57.1 14 18.1 10.3-29.8 15 24.3 14.4-38.0 3 5.3 1.7-15.5
45+ 451 62 13.6 10.4-17.7 246 51.2 45.8-56.5 61 14.3 10.9-18.6 75 18.4 14.5-23.2 7 2.4 1.1- 5.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 18 10.8 6.4-17.4 71 45.1 34.8-55.8 19 16.3 9.9-25.7 24 20.5 13.1-30.6 7 7.4 3.4-15.3
Some College + 377 50 13.6 10.0-18.3 203 51.2 45.4-57.0 55 14.6 11.0-19.0 66 19.4 15.0-24.6 3 1.3 0.4- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 216 32 14.0 9.5-20.1 109 49.7 41.2-58.1 35 16.6 11.4-23.6 34 15.0 10.2-21.6 6 4.7 2.0-10.7
$50,000+ 226 25 12.6 8.4-18.6 120 47.3 40.1-54.6 29 13.7 9.4-19.6 49 24.5 18.5-31.7 3 1.8 0.6- 5.6

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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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