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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 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,219 771 63.7 60.0-67.3 448 36.3 32.7-40.0
AGE
40-44 151 109 69.1 57.5-78.8 42 30.9 21.2-42.5
45-54 340 216 64.2 57.1-70.7 124 35.8 29.3-42.9
55-64 299 185 64.0 56.9-70.6 114 36.0 29.4-43.1
65-74 247 149 56.9 48.7-64.8 98 43.1 35.2-51.3
75+ 166 102 60.7 50.7-69.8 64 39.3 30.2-49.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 275 153 50.7 42.6-58.8 122 49.3 41.2-57.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 246 64.2 58.1-69.8 172 35.8 30.2-41.9
Some Post-H.S. 278 184 64.2 56.2-71.4 94 35.8 28.6-43.8
College Graduate 247 187 74.6 66.0-81.6 60 25.4 18.4-34.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 135 53.1 44.8-61.3 124 46.9 38.7-55.2
$15,000- 24,999 275 144 50.4 42.6-58.3 131 49.6 41.7-57.4
$25,000- 34,999 144 102 67.1 56.4-76.3 42 32.9 23.7-43.6
$35,000- 49,999 144 109 76.9 64.1-86.1 35 23.1 13.9-35.9
$50,000-74,999 107 85 77.0 64.2-86.2 22 23.0 13.8-35.8
$75,000+ 97 85 86.2 72.6-93.7 12 13.8 6.3-27.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 558 318 55.0 49.3-60.5 240 45.0 39.5-50.7
No 635 434 70.2 65.0-74.9 201 29.8 25.1-35.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 28 64.8 42.2-82.3 10 35.2 17.7-57.8
Non-Veteran 1,181 743 63.7 59.9-67.3 438 36.3 32.7-40.1

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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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