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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, but had them removed No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,263 2,175 14.1 13.3-14.8 1,668 10.4 9.8-11.1 8,420 75.5 74.6-76.5
-MALES 4,632 671 11.4 10.3-12.5 495 8.1 7.2- 9.2 3,466 80.5 79.0-81.9
RACE
White 3,824 580 11.9 10.9-13.1 426 8.1 7.2- 9.0 2,818 80.0 78.5-81.4
African American 550 61 10.0 7.1-13.9 50 9.6 6.6-13.7 439 80.4 75.5-84.6
Other Minorities 241 28 9.0 4.7-16.4 18 5.6 3.2- 9.8 195 85.4 77.9-90.6
AGE
40-44 502 6 1.8 0.6- 5.9 4 1.0 0.3- 3.3 492 97.2 93.3-98.8
45-54 1,171 39 2.8 1.9- 4.1 26 2.4 1.3- 4.2 1,106 94.8 92.8-96.3
55-64 1,334 166 12.5 10.2-15.2 59 4.2 3.1- 5.7 1,109 83.3 80.4-85.8
65-74 971 261 27.9 24.7-31.5 148 15.3 12.8-18.3 562 56.7 52.9-60.4
75+ 654 199 30.3 26.1-34.9 258 40.4 35.6-45.4 197 29.3 25.2-33.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 671 128 13.6 11.1-16.7 108 11.7 9.4-14.6 435 74.6 70.7-78.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,377 180 10.5 8.6-12.9 139 8.3 6.5-10.5 1,058 81.2 78.2-83.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,054 150 10.9 9.0-13.2 98 6.8 5.2- 8.8 806 82.2 79.4-84.7
College Graduate 1,523 213 11.5 9.7-13.7 148 7.5 6.1- 9.1 1,162 81.0 78.5-83.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 420 68 13.5 9.4-18.8 51 10.8 7.5-15.3 301 75.8 69.7-81.0
$15,000- 24,999 688 124 13.8 11.0-17.0 96 12.5 9.2-16.8 468 73.8 69.1-78.0
$25,000- 34,999 506 70 12.7 9.0-17.8 75 10.9 8.3-14.2 361 76.4 71.1-80.9
$35,000- 49,999 712 112 12.5 10.0-15.5 84 10.4 7.9-13.6 516 77.1 73.2-80.6
$50,000-74,999 732 103 11.3 8.9-14.2 66 6.9 5.1- 9.3 563 81.8 78.4-84.8
$75,000+ 1,172 125 7.6 6.2- 9.4 66 4.1 3.0- 5.6 981 88.3 86.1-90.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,870 341 15.7 13.7-18.0 290 12.7 10.9-14.8 1,239 71.6 68.8-74.2
No 2,694 317 8.6 7.5- 9.9 197 5.4 4.5- 6.4 2,180 86.0 84.4-87.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,934 377 17.1 15.2-19.3 316 14.0 12.2-16.0 1,241 68.9 66.2-71.4
Non-Veteran 2,692 294 8.1 6.9- 9.4 178 4.8 3.9- 5.9 2,220 87.1 85.5-88.6

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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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