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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 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 540 377 70.1 64.7-74.9 163 29.9 25.1-35.3
AGE
40-44 79 53 70.1 57.9-80.0 26 29.9 20.0-42.1
45-54 171 121 68.2 57.8-77.0 50 31.8 23.0-42.2
55-64 144 112 78.0 67.4-85.8 32 22.0 14.2-32.6
65-74 84 56 67.2 54.6-77.7 28 32.8 22.3-45.4
75+ 58 32 59.9 43.1-74.7 26 40.1 25.3-56.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 104 53 48.7 37.0-60.6 51 51.3 39.4-63.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 218 146 65.2 56.3-73.1 72 34.8 26.9-43.7
Some Post-H.S. 121 100 83.7 73.7-90.4 21 16.3 9.6-26.3
College Graduate 95 77 79.0 66.2-87.8 18 21.0 12.2-33.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 32 33.9 22.5-47.5 53 66.1 52.5-77.5
$15,000- 24,999 94 63 64.1 49.7-76.4 31 35.9 23.6-50.3
$25,000- 34,999 73 50 63.9 49.1-76.5 23 36.1 23.5-50.9
$35,000- 49,999 95 71 72.9 59.2-83.3 24 27.1 16.7-40.8
$50,000-74,999 60 54 88.0 72.6-95.3 6 12.0 4.7-27.4
$75,000+ 80 75 93.7 84.3-97.6 5 6.3 2.4-15.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 236 151 66.1 57.3-73.9 85 33.9 26.1-42.7
No 290 217 73.2 66.2-79.3 73 26.8 20.7-33.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 158 81.1 72.8-87.3 43 18.9 12.7-27.2
Non-Veteran 339 219 63.8 56.8-70.3 120 36.2 29.7-43.2

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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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