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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 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 MALES 546 37 6.7 4.3-10.1 509 93.3 89.9-95.7
AGE
40-44 79 4 5.4 1.7-15.8 75 94.6 84.2-98.3
45-54 174 4 1.6 0.5- 5.3 170 98.4 94.7-99.5
55-64 147 11 9.4 4.0-20.7 136 90.6 79.3-96.0
65-74 85 7 5.5 2.4-12.3 78 94.5 87.7-97.6
75+ 61 11 23.2 11.9-40.3 50 76.8 59.7-88.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 9 8.7 4.2-16.9 97 91.3 83.1-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 222 14 6.5 3.5-11.9 208 93.5 88.1-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 121 7 4.2 1.3-12.7 114 95.8 87.3-98.7
College Graduate 96 7 8.6 2.9-22.9 89 91.4 77.1-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 9 19.0 8.5-37.2 76 81.0 62.8-91.5
$15,000- 24,999 97 7 8.6 3.7-18.7 90 91.4 81.3-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 75 5 5.3 1.6-16.1 70 94.7 83.9-98.4
$35,000- 49,999 96 3 4.7 1.2-16.0 93 95.3 84.0-98.8
$50,000-74,999 62 5 4.3 1.5-12.0 57 95.7 88.0-98.5
$75,000+ 79 2 2.2 0.4-11.0 77 97.8 89.0-99.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 240 22 10.8 6.1-18.3 218 89.2 81.7-93.9
No 291 13 3.5 1.8- 6.6 278 96.5 93.4-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 204 16 8.3 4.1-16.1 188 91.7 83.9-95.9
Non-Veteran 342 21 5.7 3.3- 9.7 321 94.3 90.3-96.7

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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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