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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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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,761 247 13.8 11.8-16.0 905 49.6 46.3-52.8 258 15.4 13.1-18.1 334 20.3 17.7-23.1 17 1.0 0.5- 1.7
GENDER
Males 544 74 13.5 10.3-17.4 266 48.2 42.8-53.7 72 14.6 10.9-19.4 124 22.3 18.1-27.2 8 1.4 0.6- 3.0
Females 1,217 173 14.0 11.7-16.7 639 50.7 46.9-54.5 186 16.1 13.5-19.1 210 18.6 15.7-21.9 9 0.6 0.3- 1.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 2 4.7 1.0-19.9 12 84.9 56.3-96.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.5 1.8-42.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,736 245 13.9 11.9-16.2 887 49.1 45.9-52.4 256 15.6 13.3-18.2 331 20.4 17.9-23.3 17 1.0 0.5- 1.8
AGE
40-44 224 27 13.3 8.6-20.1 108 47.3 39.0-55.7 40 17.0 11.7-24.1 45 20.8 14.5-28.9 4 1.5 0.4- 5.5
45-54 516 62 12.1 8.9-16.3 248 46.1 40.2-52.2 80 16.6 12.2-22.2 124 24.8 20.0-30.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.8
55-64 447 70 14.9 11.3-19.6 214 48.9 42.8-55.1 75 16.7 12.6-21.8 81 17.7 13.6-22.7 7 1.7 0.7- 4.0
65-74 344 45 13.4 9.3-18.9 198 53.1 46.4-59.7 44 13.5 9.5-18.8 55 19.5 14.6-25.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.9
75+ 230 43 17.0 11.9-23.7 137 60.2 51.5-68.2 19 9.2 5.1-15.9 29 12.8 7.7-20.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 52 10.7 7.8-14.5 205 51.6 44.8-58.3 39 9.8 6.6-14.3 78 25.3 19.2-32.6 9 2.6 1.2- 5.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 634 84 13.2 10.1-17.2 313 45.6 40.3-50.9 96 18.4 14.2-23.7 134 21.5 17.4-26.4 7 1.2 0.5- 3.2
Some Post-H.S. 398 59 14.3 10.4-19.3 202 51.3 44.5-58.0 68 16.6 12.3-22.1 68 17.7 13.3-23.1 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
College Graduate 344 51 16.7 12.1-22.8 185 53.3 46.1-60.4 55 13.3 9.6-18.3 53 16.6 11.7-23.0 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 345 49 14.1 9.8-19.7 172 49.4 42.0-56.7 40 10.9 7.2-16.4 79 24.3 18.7-30.9 5 1.3 0.5- 3.9
$15,000- 24,999 373 48 9.9 7.0-13.8 189 47.8 40.9-54.8 54 17.0 12.3-23.1 77 24.8 18.7-32.1 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4
$25,000- 34,999 218 30 13.8 9.0-20.5 104 46.5 38.1-55.0 38 18.3 12.7-25.8 42 18.6 13.0-26.0 4 2.8 0.9- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 236 29 14.5 9.4-21.8 123 50.5 41.8-59.2 45 16.9 11.0-25.1 37 16.9 11.1-24.9 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
$50,000-74,999 171 19 11.9 6.9-19.9 97 57.1 46.6-67.1 25 12.3 7.5-19.3 30 18.7 11.6-28.6 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 174 30 18.5 12.2-27.1 94 51.0 41.8-60.3 25 14.6 8.9-23.0 25 15.8 10.1-23.9 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 800 119 14.1 11.2-17.5 408 49.4 44.5-54.3 119 15.8 12.4-20.1 146 19.8 16.0-24.1 8 0.9 0.4- 2.2
No 917 119 13.4 10.7-16.6 478 50.1 45.6-54.5 134 15.2 12.2-18.7 178 20.5 17.1-24.4 8 0.8 0.3- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 240 37 17.5 12.1-24.7 119 46.3 38.2-54.5 42 16.7 11.5-23.7 42 19.5 13.7-27.0 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,521 210 12.9 10.9-15.2 786 50.3 46.8-53.8 216 15.2 12.7-18.0 292 20.5 17.7-23.5 17 1.2 0.6- 2.1

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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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