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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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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
-WHITE FEMALES 6,060 819 12.3 11.3-13.4 3,259 53.2 51.6-54.9 988 17.1 15.9-18.4 949 16.2 15.1-17.5 45 1.1 0.8- 1.6
AGE
40-44 531 50 10.1 7.3-13.8 238 44.6 39.5-49.8 97 18.9 15.1-23.3 122 21.9 17.9-26.5 24 4.6 2.9- 7.1
45-54 1,378 158 10.4 8.6-12.6 653 47.7 44.5-51.0 263 20.0 17.5-22.8 291 20.8 18.3-23.6 13 1.0 0.5- 2.3
55-64 1,598 178 10.4 8.8-12.3 821 53.5 50.5-56.5 308 18.1 16.0-20.5 283 17.5 15.2-20.0 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1
65-74 1,412 204 13.6 11.5-16.1 837 60.7 57.5-63.8 212 15.9 13.7-18.5 159 9.8 8.2-11.7 0 0.0 . - .
75+ 1,141 229 19.9 17.1-22.9 710 63.6 60.0-67.0 108 9.4 7.5-11.7 94 7.2 5.6- 9.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 745 106 12.1 9.5-15.4 370 45.9 41.1-50.7 113 17.4 13.8-21.8 151 22.6 18.5-27.4 5 1.9 0.6- 5.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,834 239 12.3 10.4-14.4 967 50.3 47.3-53.3 303 18.1 15.9-20.6 309 18.2 15.9-20.7 16 1.2 0.7- 2.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,729 224 11.2 9.6-13.0 920 53.9 50.9-56.8 305 18.1 15.9-20.5 269 16.0 13.9-18.3 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7
College Graduate 1,742 249 13.5 11.6-15.7 997 57.7 54.8-60.6 265 15.2 13.2-17.4 218 12.6 10.7-14.7 13 1.0 0.5- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 691 85 10.5 8.1-13.4 323 45.4 40.6-50.2 108 17.7 14.0-22.2 170 25.3 21.2-29.9 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2
$15,000- 24,999 938 129 12.2 9.9-14.8 486 48.5 44.5-52.7 136 16.8 13.7-20.6 178 21.6 18.2-25.4 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8
$25,000- 34,999 614 92 14.5 11.4-18.2 325 50.5 45.6-55.5 105 16.0 12.8-19.9 87 17.3 13.6-21.8 5 1.6 0.4- 6.0
$35,000- 49,999 826 112 11.8 9.4-14.9 422 48.7 44.5-53.0 151 19.6 16.3-23.4 134 18.3 15.2-22.0 7 1.5 0.6- 3.5
$50,000-74,999 808 119 14.0 11.3-17.1 440 54.6 50.4-58.8 140 17.5 14.5-20.9 103 13.3 10.6-16.5 6 0.6 0.3- 1.5
$75,000+ 1,151 140 10.7 8.6-13.1 687 60.5 56.9-63.9 189 16.7 14.2-19.6 128 11.1 9.2-13.4 7 1.0 0.4- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,497 352 13.0 11.4-14.7 1,345 53.8 51.2-56.3 377 15.8 14.0-17.8 409 16.8 14.9-18.9 14 0.7 0.3- 1.3
No 3,503 457 11.8 10.6-13.2 1,885 53.1 51.0-55.2 598 17.7 16.1-19.3 532 16.0 14.5-17.7 31 1.4 0.9- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 16 10.6 6.0-18.1 58 57.9 46.1-68.9 18 17.3 10.1-28.3 18 14.1 8.1-23.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 5,950 803 12.4 11.3-13.4 3,201 53.2 51.5-54.8 970 17.1 15.9-18.4 931 16.3 15.1-17.6 45 1.1 0.8- 1.6

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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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