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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,067 7,043 60.7 59.5-61.8 5,024 39.3 38.2-40.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,926 6,927 67.3 66.2-68.4 3,999 32.7 31.6-33.8
No 1,128 109 9.3 7.4-11.7 1,019 90.7 88.3-92.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 167 84 54.8 45.3-63.8 83 45.2 36.2-54.7
Recommended Range 3,661 2,102 59.3 57.2-61.3 1,559 40.7 38.7-42.8
Overweight 4,380 2,572 61.8 59.9-63.7 1,808 38.2 36.3-40.1
Obese 3,360 2,010 61.5 59.2-63.7 1,350 38.5 36.3-40.8
Current Smoker
No 9,955 5,901 62.0 60.7-63.2 4,054 38.0 36.8-39.3
Yes 2,069 1,115 54.9 52.1-57.8 954 45.1 42.2-47.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,808 984 55.2 52.2-58.1 824 44.8 41.9-47.8
No 10,122 5,994 61.6 60.3-62.8 4,128 38.4 37.2-39.7
Binge Drinker
No 11,158 6,499 60.7 59.5-61.9 4,659 39.3 38.1-40.5
Yes 793 479 60.2 55.5-64.6 314 39.8 35.4-44.5
Heavy Drinker
No 11,443 6,682 60.8 59.6-62.0 4,761 39.2 38.0-40.4
Yes 423 249 60.6 54.7-66.2 174 39.4 33.8-45.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,025 569 56.6 52.5-60.7 456 43.4 39.3-47.5
No 10,985 6,440 61.0 59.8-62.2 4,545 39.0 37.8-40.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,818 1,126 62.7 59.6-65.7 692 37.3 34.3-40.4
No 10,244 5,914 60.4 59.1-61.6 4,330 39.6 38.4-40.9
Disability
Yes 5,008 2,729 56.0 54.1-57.8 2,279 44.0 42.2-45.9
No 6,899 4,227 63.8 62.3-65.3 2,672 36.2 34.7-37.7

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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