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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 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
-MALES 4,616 231 4.4 3.7- 5.2 4,385 95.6 94.8-96.3
RACE
White 3,814 180 3.8 3.2- 4.6 3,634 96.2 95.4-96.8
African American 546 37 6.7 4.3-10.1 509 93.3 89.9-95.7
Other Minorities 238 14 4.5 2.3- 8.7 224 95.5 91.3-97.7
AGE
40-44 500 8 1.8 0.8- 4.2 492 98.2 95.8-99.2
45-54 1,168 32 2.2 1.4- 3.5 1,136 97.8 96.5-98.6
55-64 1,328 50 4.2 2.8- 6.3 1,278 95.8 93.7-97.2
65-74 968 59 6.2 4.6- 8.3 909 93.8 91.7-95.4
75+ 652 82 13.9 10.7-17.9 570 86.1 82.1-89.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 665 47 6.5 4.6- 9.2 618 93.5 90.8-95.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,369 69 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,300 95.9 94.4-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,051 55 3.9 2.7- 5.6 996 96.1 94.4-97.3
College Graduate 1,523 59 4.0 2.8- 5.8 1,464 96.0 94.2-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 417 29 9.0 5.3-14.9 388 91.0 85.1-94.7
$15,000- 24,999 687 52 7.1 5.0- 9.9 635 92.9 90.1-95.0
$25,000- 34,999 503 35 4.7 3.0- 7.1 468 95.3 92.9-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 710 30 3.7 2.2- 5.9 680 96.3 94.1-97.8
$50,000-74,999 730 23 2.8 1.7- 4.4 707 97.2 95.6-98.3
$75,000+ 1,170 41 3.3 2.2- 4.9 1,129 96.7 95.1-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,860 128 6.7 5.2- 8.4 1,732 93.3 91.6-94.8
No 2,691 100 3.0 2.3- 3.9 2,591 97.0 96.1-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,931 129 6.4 5.1- 8.1 1,802 93.6 91.9-94.9
Non-Veteran 2,679 102 3.2 2.5- 4.1 2,577 96.8 95.9-97.5

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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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