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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,759 1,148 66.5 63.4-69.5 611 33.5 30.5-36.6
GENDER
Males 540 377 70.1 64.7-74.9 163 29.9 25.1-35.3
Females 1,219 771 63.7 60.0-67.3 448 36.3 32.7-40.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 10 67.2 37.8-87.4 7 32.8 12.6-62.2
Non-Hispanic 1,731 1,131 66.6 63.4-69.6 600 33.4 30.4-36.6
AGE
40-44 230 162 69.6 61.3-76.8 68 30.4 23.2-38.7
45-54 511 337 66.2 60.1-71.7 174 33.8 28.3-39.9
55-64 443 297 70.2 64.2-75.5 146 29.8 24.5-35.8
65-74 331 205 60.9 53.9-67.4 126 39.1 32.6-46.1
75+ 224 134 60.4 51.7-68.5 90 39.6 31.5-48.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 379 206 50.0 43.3-56.8 173 50.0 43.2-56.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 636 392 64.7 59.3-69.7 244 35.3 30.3-40.7
Some Post-H.S. 399 284 72.6 66.4-78.0 115 27.4 22.0-33.6
College Graduate 342 264 76.5 69.4-82.3 78 23.5 17.7-30.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 344 167 46.1 38.9-53.5 177 53.9 46.5-61.1
$15,000- 24,999 369 207 55.7 48.5-62.6 162 44.3 37.4-51.5
$25,000- 34,999 217 152 65.7 57.0-73.5 65 34.3 26.5-43.0
$35,000- 49,999 239 180 74.9 65.8-82.2 59 25.1 17.8-34.2
$50,000-74,999 167 139 82.7 73.4-89.3 28 17.3 10.7-26.6
$75,000+ 177 160 90.5 83.2-94.8 17 9.5 5.2-16.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 794 469 59.8 54.9-64.5 325 40.2 35.5-45.1
No 925 651 71.6 67.4-75.4 274 28.4 24.6-32.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 186 79.1 71.4-85.2 53 20.9 14.8-28.6
Non-Veteran 1,520 962 63.7 60.3-67.0 558 36.3 33.0-39.7

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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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