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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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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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
40-44 149 18 13.7 7.9-22.7 66 37.6 28.4-47.7 31 22.8 15.1-32.9 31 24.6 15.7-36.5 3 1.3 0.3- 5.5
45-54 342 38 10.4 7.1-14.8 171 49.3 42.1-56.5 58 17.8 12.9-24.1 74 22.4 17.2-28.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
55-64 300 50 17.7 12.7-24.2 150 52.3 45.2-59.3 46 13.3 9.5-18.2 50 15.1 10.9-20.5 4 1.6 0.5- 5.2
65-74 256 35 13.1 8.6-19.4 150 56.3 48.5-63.8 36 15.5 10.6-22.0 34 15.0 10.2-21.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
75+ 170 32 16.9 11.7-23.9 102 61.8 52.3-70.6 15 9.3 5.0-16.6 21 11.9 6.7-20.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 40 11.9 8.4-16.6 146 50.9 42.8-58.9 35 12.9 8.5-19.2 51 22.6 15.5-31.7 4 1.7 0.5- 6.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 414 58 14.6 10.8-19.6 212 48.8 42.5-55.1 57 14.8 10.9-19.8 83 21.1 16.4-26.6 4 0.7 0.2- 2.9
Some Post-H.S. 277 40 12.8 8.7-18.3 143 50.6 42.7-58.6 51 21.4 15.2-29.3 42 14.9 10.3-21.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
College Graduate 249 34 16.2 10.7-23.8 138 53.7 45.2-62.0 43 14.9 10.3-21.0 34 15.2 9.6-23.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 261 36 15.0 9.8-22.2 130 47.9 39.7-56.2 35 13.0 8.6-19.2 57 23.4 17.4-30.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.9
$15,000- 24,999 276 38 11.3 7.8-16.1 142 47.5 39.8-55.4 42 22.3 15.7-30.8 50 18.2 13.2-24.6 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
$25,000- 34,999 144 25 18.6 12.2-27.4 68 45.8 35.4-56.5 24 17.3 10.7-26.7 27 18.3 11.5-27.7 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 139 13 7.2 3.6-13.7 77 56.6 44.4-68.0 29 16.6 10.1-26.2 19 18.4 9.7-32.2 1 1.2 0.2- 7.8
$50,000-74,999 109 12 11.8 6.1-21.9 62 56.7 44.9-67.8 19 15.8 9.4-25.2 16 15.7 8.2-27.8 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 96 16 20.4 11.4-33.9 55 52.3 39.5-64.8 14 12.1 6.2-22.2 11 15.2 7.3-29.2 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 561 81 13.3 10.1-17.2 296 51.6 46.0-57.2 92 17.7 13.7-22.6 87 16.6 12.9-21.0 5 0.8 0.3- 2.8
No 627 85 14.4 11.2-18.4 328 49.8 44.6-55.0 92 15.2 11.9-19.3 119 20.4 16.1-25.4 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 4 10.7 3.5-28.7 19 41.5 22.5-63.4 7 18.8 7.7-39.2 8 29.0 13.1-52.5 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,179 169 14.1 11.8-16.9 620 51.1 47.2-54.9 179 16.0 13.4-19.1 202 18.1 15.3-21.5 9 0.7 0.3- 1.6

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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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