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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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
-WHITES 9,890 499 4.2 3.7- 4.6 9,391 95.8 95.4-96.3
GENDER
Males 3,814 180 3.8 3.2- 4.6 3,634 96.2 95.4-96.8
Females 6,076 319 4.4 3.9- 5.1 5,757 95.6 94.9-96.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 74 6 8.8 3.5-20.3 68 91.2 79.7-96.5
Non-Hispanic 9,795 493 4.1 3.7- 4.6 9,302 95.9 95.4-96.3
AGE
40-44 911 7 0.7 0.3- 1.9 904 99.3 98.1-99.7
45-54 2,302 50 1.9 1.3- 2.8 2,252 98.1 97.2-98.7
55-64 2,703 84 2.9 2.3- 3.8 2,619 97.1 96.2-97.7
65-74 2,258 149 6.9 5.7- 8.3 2,109 93.1 91.7-94.3
75+ 1,716 209 12.5 10.7-14.6 1,507 87.5 85.4-89.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,224 110 7.4 5.8- 9.3 1,114 92.6 90.7-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,926 151 4.1 3.4- 5.0 2,775 95.9 95.0-96.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,617 131 4.2 3.4- 5.2 2,486 95.8 94.8-96.6
College Graduate 3,109 106 3.0 2.4- 3.9 3,003 97.0 96.1-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 972 85 7.8 6.0-10.1 887 92.2 89.9-94.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,471 96 6.1 4.8- 7.9 1,375 93.9 92.1-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 999 74 6.5 4.9- 8.4 925 93.5 91.6-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,416 63 4.0 3.0- 5.3 1,353 96.0 94.7-97.0
$50,000-74,999 1,461 45 2.8 1.9- 3.9 1,416 97.2 96.1-98.1
$75,000+ 2,210 59 2.4 1.7- 3.3 2,151 97.6 96.7-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,014 289 6.2 5.3- 7.1 3,725 93.8 92.9-94.7
No 5,779 209 3.0 2.5- 3.6 5,570 97.0 96.4-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,779 113 6.0 4.7- 7.5 1,666 94.0 92.5-95.3
Non-Veteran 8,108 386 3.7 3.3- 4.2 7,722 96.3 95.8-96.7

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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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