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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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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
-FEMALES 6,370 631 9.0 8.1- 9.9 2,996 44.8 43.2-46.3 995 15.6 14.5-16.8 1,366 22.8 21.5-24.2 382 7.9 6.9- 9.0
RACE
White 5,222 526 9.0 8.1-10.0 2,510 46.1 44.4-47.9 827 16.3 15.1-17.7 1,112 22.7 21.2-24.3 247 5.8 5.0- 6.7
African American 888 86 9.5 7.3-12.3 386 41.2 37.0-45.5 136 14.0 11.3-17.2 193 23.1 19.6-26.9 87 12.2 9.1-16.2
Other Minorities 241 18 6.4 3.7-11.0 92 32.3 24.9-40.8 27 7.2 4.5-11.5 57 23.4 16.6-31.8 47 30.7 21.7-41.3
AGE
40-44 708 39 6.4 4.4- 9.1 250 33.5 29.4-37.9 121 16.2 13.2-19.7 183 27.2 23.3-31.5 115 16.8 13.5-20.6
45-54 1,620 136 8.1 6.6- 9.9 626 37.2 34.2-40.1 276 16.6 14.5-18.9 442 27.6 24.9-30.5 140 10.5 8.5-13.0
55-64 1,625 136 7.7 6.3- 9.4 728 46.5 43.5-49.5 316 18.9 16.7-21.3 370 22.3 19.9-24.9 75 4.6 3.5- 6.1
65-74 1,349 145 10.0 8.2-12.1 759 56.8 53.5-60.0 194 14.5 12.3-17.0 223 16.5 14.2-19.1 28 2.2 1.4- 3.5
75+ 1,068 175 15.5 13.1-18.2 633 61.0 57.3-64.7 88 7.7 6.0- 9.8 148 13.6 11.1-16.6 24 2.1 1.2- 3.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 805 86 8.2 6.4-10.5 355 38.7 34.3-43.4 99 11.8 9.2-15.0 186 25.4 21.2-30.0 79 15.9 11.4-21.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,916 184 9.3 7.7-11.2 870 41.3 38.5-44.1 294 15.0 13.1-17.1 428 24.4 21.9-27.1 140 10.0 8.1-12.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,785 166 8.0 6.7- 9.6 853 47.9 44.9-50.9 288 16.0 14.0-18.3 387 22.2 19.9-24.8 91 5.9 4.6- 7.5
College Graduate 1,856 193 9.7 8.2-11.6 915 47.5 44.6-50.3 314 17.2 15.1-19.5 363 20.9 18.5-23.5 71 4.8 3.7- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 744 60 6.7 4.9- 9.1 309 37.3 32.9-42.0 96 13.7 10.6-17.5 222 31.4 27.0-36.2 57 10.9 7.6-15.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,011 103 8.9 7.0-11.1 451 40.0 36.1-44.1 152 15.5 12.9-18.7 236 25.0 21.5-28.8 69 10.6 7.4-14.9
$25,000- 34,999 655 81 13.0 10.1-16.6 298 42.0 37.2-46.9 100 13.6 10.8-17.0 131 22.8 18.9-27.4 45 8.6 5.8-12.5
$35,000- 49,999 875 79 7.6 5.8-10.0 400 42.3 38.2-46.6 151 16.9 13.9-20.3 196 25.3 21.7-29.3 49 7.8 5.1-11.8
$50,000-74,999 860 87 9.0 7.0-11.4 415 48.0 43.9-52.1 139 16.3 13.5-19.5 167 19.5 16.4-23.0 52 7.3 5.3- 9.8
$75,000+ 1,205 102 7.6 5.9- 9.8 620 50.4 46.9-53.9 204 16.9 14.5-19.7 225 19.4 16.7-22.4 54 5.6 4.2- 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,454 250 9.6 8.2-11.2 1,166 45.5 42.9-48.0 363 14.7 13.0-16.6 563 24.7 22.4-27.0 112 5.5 4.4- 7.0
No 3,836 369 8.6 7.6- 9.7 1,796 44.4 42.4-46.4 624 16.2 14.8-17.7 785 21.8 20.1-23.6 262 9.1 7.7-10.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 13 6.7 3.4-12.9 64 43.7 33.2-54.7 23 14.0 8.8-21.7 33 27.8 18.7-39.0 12 7.9 4.1-14.6
Non-Veteran 6,225 618 9.0 8.2- 9.9 2,932 44.8 43.2-46.4 972 15.6 14.5-16.8 1,333 22.7 21.3-24.1 370 7.9 6.9- 9.0

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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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