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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated?
This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.

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  Total
Respond.^
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 10,126 949 8.4 7.7- 9.1 4,574 42.9 41.6-44.1 1,516 14.5 13.6-15.4 2,371 25.3 24.2-26.5 716 9.0 8.2- 9.8
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 396 35 9.5 6.3-14.0 146 34.5 28.9-40.6 41 11.6 7.8-16.8 114 29.8 24.2-36.2 60 14.6 10.9-19.3
AGE
40-44 60 5 11.9 4.9-26.3 19 35.8 23.4-50.5 3 5.8 1.6-19.1 16 22.2 13.0-35.3 17 24.4 14.6-37.7
45-54 137 7 6.3 2.6-14.7 51 31.7 23.0-42.0 15 12.9 6.7-23.4 40 32.5 22.5-44.4 24 16.5 10.4-25.4
55-64 104 14 11.1 6.0-19.4 35 36.1 25.0-48.9 16 17.0 9.2-29.3 29 28.1 18.6-39.9 10 7.7 3.8-15.0
65-74 57 3 6.3 1.9-19.3 25 38.1 25.2-53.0 3 5.1 1.5-16.2 22 46.7 32.4-61.5 4 3.8 1.2-11.3
75+ 38 6 18.0 6.1-42.4 16 35.6 19.8-55.3 4 12.7 3.2-39.2 7 23.5 8.5-50.3 5 10.2 4.0-23.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 3 4.9 1.3-17.1 28 42.2 27.9-57.9 4 6.8 2.1-20.1 17 29.6 16.6-46.9 14 16.5 9.1-28.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 161 12 8.3 3.9-16.6 52 25.8 18.7-34.5 21 16.9 9.8-27.6 51 32.6 23.8-42.8 25 16.4 10.5-24.9
Some Post-H.S. 92 8 9.9 4.4-20.9 36 38.5 26.8-51.7 8 5.9 2.3-14.4 22 28.1 17.0-42.6 18 17.6 10.4-28.3
College Graduate 77 12 14.3 7.3-26.0 30 41.8 29.1-55.6 8 10.9 5.0-22.3 24 26.9 16.9-39.8 3 6.2 1.8-19.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 3 5.6 1.4-20.2 15 32.6 16.6-54.1 5 8.5 2.8-23.3 20 37.6 22.1-56.0 10 15.7 7.3-30.4
$15,000- 24,999 65 5 5.7 2.0-15.5 23 32.3 20.9-46.2 4 5.3 1.6-16.5 20 37.4 23.8-53.3 13 19.3 10.5-32.9
$25,000- 34,999 53 3 7.6 1.7-28.3 21 39.4 25.0-56.0 5 7.8 2.6-20.8 15 28.5 16.6-44.5 9 16.6 8.1-31.1
$35,000- 49,999 74 8 16.3 7.7-31.3 25 30.9 20.0-44.5 9 9.9 4.3-20.9 20 24.7 14.1-39.7 12 18.1 9.5-31.8
$50,000-74,999 49 3 2.3 0.7- 7.5 22 43.6 26.2-62.7 7 12.0 4.8-27.2 14 35.9 18.8-57.6 3 6.2 1.6-21.5
$75,000+ 63 9 14.7 7.0-28.3 23 31.4 20.3-45.1 8 17.6 8.4-33.3 13 18.9 10.5-31.6 10 17.3 8.9-31.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 153 16 10.9 6.0-19.1 53 34.5 25.2-45.0 11 10.7 4.6-23.1 46 27.4 19.2-37.4 27 16.5 10.5-25.0
No 234 19 8.9 5.1-15.0 88 34.0 27.0-41.7 30 12.3 8.1-18.4 65 31.2 23.9-39.7 32 13.5 9.1-19.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 152 17 12.5 6.9-21.5 55 31.5 23.0-41.4 24 17.2 10.6-26.7 37 25.3 17.6-34.8 19 13.6 7.9-22.4
Non-Veteran 244 18 7.7 4.4-13.2 91 36.3 29.0-44.2 17 8.3 4.3-15.3 77 32.5 25.1-41.0 41 15.3 10.8-21.2

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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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