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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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
-MALES 4,613 559 11.5 10.4-12.7 2,232 47.8 45.9-49.7 698 15.1 13.8-16.6 1,020 23.0 21.5-24.7 104 2.5 2.0- 3.2
RACE
White 3,809 452 11.0 9.8-12.3 1,862 48.8 46.8-50.8 602 15.7 14.2-17.2 824 22.7 21.0-24.5 69 1.8 1.4- 2.4
African American 544 74 13.5 10.3-17.4 266 48.2 42.8-53.7 72 14.6 10.9-19.4 124 22.3 18.1-27.2 8 1.4 0.6- 3.0
Other Minorities 242 32 12.1 7.9-18.2 92 35.8 27.7-44.8 23 11.3 6.9-17.9 68 28.3 21.1-36.9 27 12.5 7.9-19.3
AGE
40-44 493 42 9.0 6.4-12.6 217 45.5 40.2-51.0 73 13.5 10.5-17.3 139 27.4 22.9-32.5 22 4.5 2.7- 7.3
45-54 1,158 113 10.6 8.5-13.1 493 43.7 40.1-47.4 183 16.4 13.8-19.5 316 25.7 22.7-28.9 53 3.6 2.6- 5.0
55-64 1,332 142 10.0 8.3-12.1 627 47.7 44.3-51.1 235 17.7 15.2-20.4 307 22.9 20.2-25.9 21 1.7 1.0- 2.9
65-74 976 132 13.9 11.4-16.8 529 54.6 50.9-58.4 128 11.4 9.4-13.8 181 19.4 16.6-22.6 6 0.7 0.3- 1.8
75+ 654 130 19.3 15.8-23.3 366 55.4 50.5-60.3 79 12.9 9.9-16.6 77 12.0 8.9-15.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 665 74 9.0 6.7-11.8 283 40.1 35.3-45.1 85 12.5 9.6-16.1 190 32.5 27.7-37.7 33 5.9 4.0- 8.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,365 142 10.2 8.2-12.5 627 44.3 40.7-47.9 225 18.5 15.6-21.7 329 23.3 20.4-26.4 42 3.8 2.6- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,056 141 12.3 10.0-15.0 530 52.1 48.1-56.0 154 13.6 11.3-16.3 217 20.6 17.7-23.9 14 1.4 0.7- 2.9
College Graduate 1,519 201 13.1 11.1-15.4 789 51.1 47.8-54.3 234 14.3 12.3-16.6 281 20.8 18.2-23.6 14 0.8 0.5- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 414 43 10.1 7.0-14.5 163 38.0 31.7-44.7 50 12.1 8.2-17.5 135 33.2 27.0-40.2 23 6.5 4.0-10.4
$15,000- 24,999 692 78 9.1 6.9-11.9 297 41.1 36.2-46.1 97 13.5 10.5-17.1 199 31.7 27.0-36.8 21 4.7 2.6- 8.3
$25,000- 34,999 505 50 9.0 6.2-13.0 236 47.7 41.9-53.6 94 19.6 15.5-24.4 102 18.9 15.1-23.3 23 4.8 2.9- 7.7
$35,000- 49,999 708 94 13.9 10.8-17.7 328 43.3 38.6-48.0 121 17.1 13.5-21.3 156 24.0 20.1-28.4 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6
$50,000-74,999 732 80 10.2 7.9-13.0 373 51.6 46.9-56.3 107 14.1 11.2-17.5 161 23.1 19.4-27.3 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1
$75,000+ 1,166 153 13.6 11.3-16.3 659 55.0 51.4-58.6 161 13.4 11.2-16.1 181 16.7 14.2-19.6 12 1.2 0.6- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,865 246 12.6 10.8-14.6 907 48.0 45.0-51.1 252 13.9 11.9-16.3 428 23.7 21.2-26.5 32 1.7 1.1- 2.6
No 2,676 304 10.9 9.4-12.5 1,295 48.0 45.5-50.5 434 15.8 14.1-17.7 573 22.5 20.5-24.6 70 2.9 2.2- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,937 295 15.0 13.0-17.2 1,025 52.5 49.6-55.4 271 14.6 12.6-16.9 336 17.5 15.4-19.8 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Non-Veteran 2,670 263 9.4 8.1-10.9 1,206 45.2 42.7-47.7 427 15.5 13.8-17.4 681 26.2 24.1-28.5 93 3.7 2.9- 4.8

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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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