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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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
-FEMALES 7,615 453 5.3 4.7- 5.9 7,162 94.7 94.1-95.3
RACE
White 6,076 319 4.4 3.9- 5.1 5,757 95.6 94.9-96.1
African American 1,219 122 9.4 7.5-11.7 1,097 90.6 88.3-92.5
Other Minorities 300 12 2.0 1.0- 4.0 288 98.0 96.0-99.0
AGE
40-44 756 6 1.1 0.4- 2.9 750 98.9 97.1-99.6
45-54 1,833 42 2.1 1.5- 3.1 1,791 97.9 96.9-98.5
55-64 1,966 81 4.4 3.4- 5.8 1,885 95.6 94.2-96.6
65-74 1,715 146 9.1 7.5-11.0 1,569 90.9 89.0-92.5
75+ 1,345 178 13.5 11.3-16.0 1,167 86.5 84.0-88.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,107 130 9.5 7.7-11.7 977 90.5 88.3-92.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,354 144 5.8 4.7- 7.1 2,210 94.2 92.9-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,085 107 4.8 3.8- 6.1 1,978 95.2 93.9-96.2
College Graduate 2,057 71 3.0 2.2- 3.9 1,986 97.0 96.1-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,028 111 10.5 8.2-13.3 917 89.5 86.7-91.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,282 92 6.2 4.9- 7.9 1,190 93.8 92.1-95.1
$25,000- 34,999 791 61 7.9 5.8-10.7 730 92.1 89.3-94.2
$35,000- 49,999 998 42 4.1 2.8- 5.9 956 95.9 94.1-97.2
$50,000-74,999 947 33 3.1 2.1- 4.7 914 96.9 95.3-97.9
$75,000+ 1,278 26 1.5 1.0- 2.3 1,252 98.5 97.7-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,216 275 7.8 6.7- 9.1 2,941 92.2 90.9-93.3
No 4,305 172 3.6 3.0- 4.3 4,133 96.4 95.7-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 6 4.2 1.3-12.8 151 95.8 87.2-98.7
Non-Veteran 7,458 447 5.3 4.7- 5.9 7,011 94.7 94.1-95.3

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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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