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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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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 MALES 544 74 13.5 10.3-17.4 266 48.2 42.8-53.7 72 14.6 10.9-19.4 124 22.3 18.1-27.2 8 1.4 0.6- 3.0
AGE
40-44 75 9 12.9 6.3-24.5 42 57.3 44.2-69.4 9 11.2 5.2-22.3 14 16.9 9.4-28.5 1 1.8 0.3-11.7
45-54 174 24 14.0 8.7-21.6 77 42.8 33.5-52.7 22 15.3 8.7-25.6 50 27.3 19.4-36.9 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
55-64 147 20 11.6 6.9-18.6 64 44.8 34.4-55.6 29 21.0 13.6-30.9 31 20.9 13.7-30.4 3 1.9 0.5- 6.3
65-74 88 10 13.8 7.0-25.5 48 48.2 36.5-60.1 8 10.4 4.7-21.2 21 26.5 17.3-38.4 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9
75+ 60 11 17.1 8.0-32.9 35 57.1 40.3-72.4 4 8.9 2.6-26.4 8 14.5 5.4-33.4 2 2.3 0.6- 9.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 12 8.6 4.3-16.2 59 52.7 40.7-64.4 4 4.5 1.6-12.3 27 29.9 19.5-42.9 5 4.3 1.6-10.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 220 26 11.9 7.4-18.5 101 42.5 34.4-50.9 39 21.9 14.9-31.2 51 22.0 15.5-30.1 3 1.7 0.5- 5.7
Some Post-H.S. 121 19 16.2 9.6-26.0 59 52.1 40.5-63.4 17 10.5 5.9-18.1 26 21.2 13.6-31.5 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 95 17 17.4 10.2-28.1 47 52.9 40.5-64.9 12 11.3 5.8-20.7 19 18.5 10.8-29.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 13 12.4 6.3-22.8 42 52.1 38.0-65.8 5 7.2 2.1-21.6 22 25.9 15.6-39.6 2 2.5 0.6-10.1
$15,000- 24,999 97 10 7.6 3.5-15.7 47 48.3 35.7-61.1 12 8.5 4.2-16.3 27 35.3 23.1-49.8 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
$25,000- 34,999 74 5 7.8 2.5-21.8 36 47.4 34.1-61.0 14 19.6 11.0-32.5 15 19.1 10.7-31.7 4 6.2 2.0-17.4
$35,000- 49,999 97 16 21.2 12.5-33.6 46 45.0 33.1-57.4 16 17.2 8.7-31.2 18 15.6 9.0-25.6 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5
$50,000-74,999 62 7 12.0 5.1-25.8 35 57.5 40.7-72.8 6 9.1 3.5-21.4 14 21.4 10.8-37.9 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 78 14 17.0 9.3-29.2 39 50.1 37.2-63.0 11 16.5 8.4-30.0 14 16.3 9.2-27.3 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 239 38 15.1 10.3-21.6 112 46.4 38.2-54.9 27 13.4 7.9-21.6 59 24.0 17.2-32.4 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4
No 290 34 12.2 8.2-17.7 150 50.4 43.0-57.7 42 15.1 10.4-21.5 59 20.7 15.6-27.0 5 1.6 0.6- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 33 18.5 12.5-26.4 100 47.0 38.3-55.8 35 16.4 10.9-24.1 34 18.2 12.2-26.2 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 342 41 10.7 7.4-15.2 166 48.9 42.0-55.9 37 13.6 9.0-20.0 90 24.7 19.3-31.1 8 2.1 1.0- 4.6

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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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