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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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
-FEMALES 7,600 1,027 12.4 11.5-13.4 4,052 52.3 50.9-53.8 1,219 16.6 15.6-17.8 1,229 17.0 15.9-18.1 73 1.6 1.2- 2.3
RACE
White 6,060 819 12.3 11.3-13.4 3,259 53.2 51.6-54.9 988 17.1 15.9-18.4 949 16.2 15.1-17.5 45 1.1 0.8- 1.6
African American 1,217 173 14.0 11.7-16.7 639 50.7 46.9-54.5 186 16.1 13.5-19.1 210 18.6 15.7-21.9 9 0.6 0.3- 1.5
Other Minorities 301 34 8.4 5.6-12.6 142 42.5 34.8-50.6 40 10.3 6.8-15.5 66 23.4 17.4-30.7 19 15.3 8.5-26.1
AGE
40-44 743 72 10.4 7.9-13.5 334 43.3 39.0-47.8 136 19.0 15.7-22.8 167 22.4 18.7-26.5 34 4.8 3.3- 7.1
45-54 1,826 210 10.3 8.8-12.2 863 46.8 43.9-49.8 339 19.3 17.1-21.7 391 21.5 19.2-24.0 23 2.0 1.0- 4.0
55-64 1,971 235 11.6 10.0-13.5 1,006 53.2 50.5-56.0 364 16.8 15.0-18.8 351 17.3 15.3-19.5 15 1.0 0.5- 2.0
65-74 1,716 243 13.5 11.6-15.7 1,018 60.0 57.1-62.9 254 15.7 13.7-18.0 200 10.7 9.2-12.6 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
75+ 1,344 267 19.2 16.8-21.9 831 63.5 60.1-66.6 126 9.3 7.5-11.4 120 8.1 6.4-10.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,112 154 11.2 9.2-13.6 554 46.0 41.9-50.1 156 14.6 11.9-17.8 227 23.1 19.5-27.1 21 5.1 2.7- 9.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,340 302 12.4 10.7-14.3 1,227 49.8 47.1-52.4 374 17.4 15.4-19.5 414 19.1 17.1-21.4 23 1.3 0.8- 2.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,083 274 11.4 9.8-13.1 1,097 53.1 50.3-55.9 370 18.6 16.5-20.9 327 16.0 14.1-18.1 15 0.9 0.5- 1.7
College Graduate 2,052 295 14.1 12.3-16.2 1,167 57.0 54.3-59.7 317 15.0 13.2-17.0 259 12.9 11.1-14.9 14 1.0 0.5- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,026 125 11.5 9.1-14.3 487 45.5 41.4-49.7 153 15.4 12.7-18.7 248 25.2 21.7-29.0 13 2.4 1.2- 4.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,282 172 11.3 9.4-13.4 657 47.3 43.6-51.1 188 17.6 14.7-20.9 244 20.8 18.0-24.0 21 3.0 1.3- 6.9
$25,000- 34,999 793 122 15.6 12.7-18.9 408 48.7 44.2-53.2 136 16.9 13.8-20.5 122 17.7 14.4-21.5 5 1.1 0.3- 4.3
$35,000- 49,999 997 132 11.0 8.8-13.6 513 50.2 46.1-54.4 184 18.6 15.7-22.0 159 18.6 15.4-22.4 9 1.5 0.7- 3.2
$50,000-74,999 943 133 13.5 11.0-16.3 515 55.0 51.1-58.9 163 17.1 14.4-20.2 124 13.5 10.9-16.5 8 1.0 0.4- 2.3
$75,000+ 1,275 160 11.6 9.5-14.0 761 59.9 56.5-63.2 205 16.1 13.8-18.8 142 11.5 9.5-13.9 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,217 447 12.9 11.5-14.4 1,714 52.9 50.6-55.2 496 16.2 14.5-18.0 537 17.1 15.4-18.9 23 0.9 0.5- 1.5
No 4,284 562 12.1 10.9-13.4 2,288 52.0 50.1-53.9 708 16.8 15.5-18.3 678 17.0 15.5-18.6 48 2.1 1.4- 3.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 21 10.3 6.1-16.9 79 50.1 39.7-60.4 27 18.4 11.7-27.6 30 21.2 13.7-31.4 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 7,443 1,006 12.5 11.6-13.5 3,973 52.4 50.9-53.9 1,192 16.6 15.5-17.7 1,199 16.9 15.8-18.0 73 1.7 1.2- 2.3

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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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