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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
GENDER
Male 4,495 2,616 60.9 59.0-62.7 1,879 39.1 37.3-41.0
Female 7,476 4,372 60.4 59.0-61.8 3,104 39.6 38.2-41.0
RACE
White 9,658 5,581 60.6 59.3-61.8 4,077 39.4 38.2-40.7
African American 1,739 1,135 66.5 63.3-69.5 604 33.5 30.5-36.7
Asian 53 38 64.3 46.0-79.3 15 35.7 20.7-54.0
Native American 226 114 54.5 45.0-63.7 112 45.5 36.3-55.0
Other Minorities 257 103 34.9 27.5-43.2 154 65.1 56.8-72.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 250 93 29.6 22.6-37.6 157 70.4 62.4-77.4
-English Speaking 134 72 50.6 40.1-61.0 62 49.4 39.0-59.9
-Spanish Speaking 116 21 17.4 9.8-29.0 95 82.6 71.0-90.2
Non-Hispanic 11,686 6,878 61.7 60.5-62.8 4,808 38.3 37.2-39.5
AGE
40-44 1,217 782 63.9 60.4-67.3 435 36.1 32.7-39.6
45-54 2,942 1,852 64.4 62.1-66.7 1,090 35.6 33.3-37.9
55-64 3,250 1,921 60.3 58.1-62.4 1,329 39.7 37.6-41.9
65-74 2,609 1,384 53.8 51.4-56.1 1,225 46.2 43.9-48.6
75+ 1,953 1,049 55.5 52.7-58.3 904 44.5 41.7-47.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,739 859 46.5 43.3-49.8 880 53.5 50.2-56.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,646 1,986 57.5 55.3-59.7 1,660 42.5 40.3-44.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,076 1,873 62.5 60.2-64.7 1,203 37.5 35.3-39.8
College Graduate 3,491 2,261 68.0 66.0-69.9 1,230 32.0 30.1-34.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,422 627 40.9 37.4-44.6 795 59.1 55.4-62.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,924 882 43.5 40.4-46.5 1,042 56.5 53.5-59.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,273 726 55.2 51.5-58.9 547 44.8 41.1-48.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,665 992 60.5 57.3-63.6 673 39.5 36.4-42.7
$50,000-74,999 1,641 1,103 69.4 66.6-72.1 538 30.6 27.9-33.4
$75,000+ 2,405 1,757 75.4 73.2-77.5 648 24.6 22.5-26.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,979 2,711 55.9 54.0-57.8 2,268 44.1 42.2-46.0
No 6,835 4,192 63.7 62.2-65.2 2,643 36.3 34.8-37.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,055 1,237 62.9 60.1-65.6 818 37.1 34.4-39.9
Non-Veteran 9,911 5,749 60.1 58.8-61.4 4,162 39.9 38.6-41.2

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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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