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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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  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
-WHITE FEMALES 6,076 319 4.4 3.9- 5.1 5,757 95.6 94.9-96.1
AGE
40-44 542 3 0.4 0.1- 1.7 539 99.6 98.3-99.9
45-54 1,383 26 1.5 1.0- 2.5 1,357 98.5 97.5-99.0
55-64 1,596 50 3.0 2.2- 4.2 1,546 97.0 95.8-97.8
65-74 1,412 101 7.8 6.2- 9.8 1,311 92.2 90.2-93.8
75+ 1,143 139 12.6 10.3-15.4 1,004 87.4 84.6-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 744 76 7.8 5.9-10.2 668 92.2 89.8-94.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,844 100 4.8 3.8- 6.0 1,744 95.2 94.0-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,729 84 4.3 3.3- 5.6 1,645 95.7 94.4-96.7
College Graduate 1,748 58 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,690 97.1 96.0-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 693 69 9.4 7.0-12.5 624 90.6 87.5-93.0
$15,000- 24,999 939 56 5.3 3.9- 7.2 883 94.7 92.8-96.1
$25,000- 34,999 612 45 7.5 5.3-10.5 567 92.5 89.5-94.7
$35,000- 49,999 825 37 4.4 3.0- 6.4 788 95.6 93.6-97.0
$50,000-74,999 811 28 3.1 2.0- 4.7 783 96.9 95.3-98.0
$75,000+ 1,155 22 1.5 0.9- 2.4 1,133 98.5 97.6-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,497 190 6.5 5.4- 7.7 2,307 93.5 92.3-94.6
No 3,520 129 3.2 2.6- 4.0 3,391 96.8 96.0-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 4 2.7 0.9- 8.0 106 97.3 92.0-99.1
Non-Veteran 5,966 315 4.5 3.9- 5.1 5,651 95.5 94.9-96.1

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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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