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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, but had them removed No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,263 2,175 14.1 13.3-14.8 1,668 10.4 9.8-11.1 8,420 75.5 74.6-76.5
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 550 61 10.0 7.1-13.9 50 9.6 6.6-13.7 439 80.4 75.5-84.6
AGE
40-44 79 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 1 2.6 0.4-16.1 77 96.8 85.3-99.4
45-54 175 4 3.0 0.9- 9.2 6 6.7 2.6-16.6 165 90.3 80.6-95.4
55-64 148 14 14.5 6.9-27.9 12 7.3 3.7-14.0 122 78.1 65.8-86.9
65-74 88 25 27.2 17.9-39.1 6 7.0 2.6-17.4 57 65.7 53.5-76.2
75+ 60 17 27.5 15.8-43.4 25 45.0 29.4-61.7 18 27.5 15.9-43.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 109 18 11.6 6.9-18.9 21 15.4 9.4-24.1 70 73.1 63.0-81.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 223 21 8.7 5.2-14.2 20 11.3 6.3-19.6 182 80.0 71.7-86.3
Some Post-H.S. 121 17 8.7 4.9-14.8 4 4.5 1.3-14.8 100 86.8 77.9-92.5
College Graduate 96 5 13.4 5.1-30.7 4 7.1 2.6-17.8 87 79.5 63.7-89.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 87 11 16.6 7.2-33.8 12 14.6 7.2-27.4 64 68.8 53.1-81.0
$15,000- 24,999 98 16 13.2 7.0-23.4 11 18.7 8.6-36.0 71 68.1 53.2-80.0
$25,000- 34,999 75 9 7.5 3.6-14.8 6 4.5 1.9-10.1 60 88.1 79.8-93.2
$35,000- 49,999 97 8 8.7 3.9-18.3 9 11.6 5.4-23.2 80 79.7 67.5-88.1
$50,000-74,999 62 4 5.7 1.7-17.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 57 93.9 82.3-98.1
$75,000+ 78 2 1.6 0.4- 6.4 4 8.7 3.3-21.3 72 89.6 77.6-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 245 33 12.8 8.1-19.6 33 14.5 9.0-22.5 179 72.7 64.1-79.8
No 290 27 7.9 4.6-13.2 14 5.6 2.9-10.5 249 86.5 80.3-91.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 29 15.8 10.1-23.8 16 11.6 6.6-19.6 157 72.7 63.5-80.2
Non-Veteran 348 32 6.8 4.0-11.3 34 8.5 5.2-13.7 282 84.7 78.7-89.2

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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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