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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 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
-MALES 4,518 2,631 60.9 59.0-62.8 1,887 39.1 37.2-41.0
RACE
White 3,719 2,134 60.5 58.5-62.4 1,585 39.5 37.6-41.5
African American 540 377 70.1 64.7-74.9 163 29.9 25.1-35.3
Other Minorities 241 109 44.5 36.1-53.3 132 55.5 46.7-63.9
AGE
40-44 474 287 60.8 55.3-66.0 187 39.2 34.0-44.7
45-54 1,130 706 64.5 60.8-68.0 424 35.5 32.0-39.2
55-64 1,311 789 62.3 59.0-65.5 522 37.7 34.5-41.0
65-74 944 492 53.6 49.8-57.4 452 46.4 42.6-50.2
75+ 636 342 55.9 51.0-60.7 294 44.1 39.3-49.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 649 309 46.0 41.0-51.1 340 54.0 48.9-59.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,335 742 58.5 54.9-62.1 593 41.5 37.9-45.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,038 644 64.7 60.8-68.4 394 35.3 31.6-39.2
College Graduate 1,485 928 66.1 63.0-69.0 557 33.9 31.0-37.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 413 148 32.6 26.9-39.0 265 67.4 61.0-73.1
$15,000- 24,999 664 304 44.7 39.6-49.9 360 55.3 50.1-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 489 254 50.6 44.6-56.5 235 49.4 43.5-55.4
$35,000- 49,999 688 394 59.2 54.3-63.9 294 40.8 36.1-45.7
$50,000-74,999 712 471 68.9 64.5-73.0 241 31.1 27.0-35.5
$75,000+ 1,152 823 74.6 71.4-77.5 329 25.4 22.5-28.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,821 983 56.4 53.3-59.5 838 43.6 40.5-46.7
No 2,632 1,613 63.8 61.4-66.2 1,019 36.2 33.8-38.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,905 1,138 62.8 60.0-65.6 767 37.2 34.4-40.0
Non-Veteran 2,608 1,491 59.9 57.4-62.3 1,117 40.1 37.7-42.6

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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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