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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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No difficulty A little difficulty Moderate difficulty Extreme difficulty Unable to do b/c of eyesight
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,267 10,240 84.7 83.8-85.5 1,321 9.9 9.3-10.6 499 3.9 3.5- 4.4 115 0.8 0.6- 1.0 92 0.7 0.5- 0.9
-WHITE FEMALES 6,086 5,001 82.5 81.3-83.7 712 11.6 10.6-12.6 272 4.4 3.8- 5.2 55 0.8 0.6- 1.2 46 0.6 0.4- 0.9
AGE
40-44 543 469 85.3 81.1-88.8 59 11.3 8.5-15.1 12 3.0 1.4- 6.2 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 1,388 1,145 82.8 80.2-85.1 163 11.5 9.5-13.8 64 4.7 3.4- 6.4 10 0.5 0.3- 1.0 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3
55-64 1,602 1,288 81.1 78.6-83.4 223 13.1 11.2-15.3 67 4.3 3.2- 5.8 15 1.0 0.5- 1.9 9 0.5 0.2- 1.0
65-74 1,412 1,179 83.3 80.8-85.5 153 10.4 8.7-12.5 63 4.7 3.5- 6.3 11 1.1 0.5- 2.4 6 0.5 0.2- 1.1
75+ 1,141 920 80.7 77.6-83.4 114 10.7 8.6-13.3 66 5.3 4.0- 7.0 16 1.5 0.8- 2.6 25 1.9 1.2- 3.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 742 556 72.8 67.9-77.1 97 16.2 12.5-20.7 58 7.1 4.9-10.0 16 2.2 1.2- 4.0 15 1.8 1.0- 3.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,849 1,488 80.4 78.0-82.7 232 12.3 10.5-14.3 98 5.6 4.3- 7.2 20 1.1 0.7- 1.9 11 0.5 0.3- 1.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,735 1,426 82.7 80.3-84.8 215 12.1 10.3-14.2 69 4.2 3.2- 5.6 10 0.4 0.2- 0.7 15 0.6 0.3- 1.2
College Graduate 1,749 1,521 87.5 85.4-89.4 167 8.8 7.3-10.6 47 2.7 1.9- 4.0 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 690 510 74.0 69.7-77.9 97 14.4 11.4-18.1 54 7.1 5.2- 9.7 18 2.6 1.5- 4.3 11 1.9 0.9- 3.7
$15,000- 24,999 942 740 77.6 73.8-80.9 130 13.6 11.0-16.7 46 5.8 3.9- 8.5 15 1.7 1.0- 2.9 11 1.4 0.7- 3.0
$25,000- 34,999 614 496 80.3 76.0-84.0 81 13.5 10.4-17.4 32 5.1 3.3- 7.8 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
$35,000- 49,999 826 684 81.4 77.7-84.6 100 12.7 10.0-16.0 31 4.6 3.0- 6.9 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7 6 0.6 0.2- 1.7
$50,000-74,999 813 696 85.8 82.8-88.4 88 10.4 8.2-13.1 23 2.6 1.6- 4.3 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
$75,000+ 1,159 1,028 87.4 84.6-89.8 101 9.2 7.3-11.6 27 3.3 2.0- 5.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,495 1,860 74.9 72.7-77.1 378 15.3 13.5-17.3 172 6.6 5.5- 8.0 44 1.7 1.2- 2.4 41 1.4 1.0- 2.0
No 3,528 3,084 87.2 85.7-88.6 331 9.3 8.1-10.6 97 3.0 2.3- 4.0 11 0.3 0.2- 0.7 5 0.1 0.1- 0.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 90 83.4 73.4-90.2 10 9.3 4.5-18.3 6 4.5 1.5-12.4 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4
Non-Veteran 5,976 4,911 82.5 81.2-83.7 702 11.6 10.6-12.7 266 4.4 3.8- 5.2 53 0.8 0.6- 1.2 44 0.6 0.4- 0.9

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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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