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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,231 684 4.8 4.4- 5.3 11,547 95.2 94.7-95.6
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,219 122 9.4 7.5-11.7 1,097 90.6 88.3-92.5
AGE
40-44 152 3 3.9 1.2-12.1 149 96.1 87.9-98.8
45-54 346 13 4.4 2.4- 8.2 333 95.6 91.8-97.6
55-64 297 30 11.5 7.3-17.6 267 88.5 82.4-92.7
65-74 255 41 15.8 11.0-22.2 214 84.2 77.8-89.0
75+ 169 35 17.8 12.1-25.4 134 82.2 74.6-87.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 48 15.9 11.4-21.9 226 84.1 78.1-88.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 419 40 10.1 6.8-14.7 379 89.9 85.3-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 278 21 8.0 4.6-13.5 257 92.0 86.5-95.4
College Graduate 248 13 3.8 2.0- 7.3 235 96.2 92.7-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 261 34 13.6 8.6-20.8 227 86.4 79.2-91.4
$15,000- 24,999 277 34 10.0 6.9-14.5 243 90.0 85.5-93.1
$25,000- 34,999 144 14 9.8 5.0-18.3 130 90.2 81.7-95.0
$35,000- 49,999 141 5 3.6 1.1-10.8 136 96.4 89.2-98.9
$50,000-74,999 110 5 4.2 1.4-12.4 105 95.8 87.6-98.6
$75,000+ 95 4 1.9 0.6- 5.3 91 98.1 94.7-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 560 75 13.4 10.1-17.6 485 86.6 82.4-89.9
No 632 41 5.9 4.1- 8.5 591 94.1 91.5-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 2 7.9 1.3-36.0 36 92.1 64.0-98.7
Non-Veteran 1,181 120 9.5 7.6-11.8 1,061 90.5 88.2-92.4

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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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