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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 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
-WHITES 9,721 5,613 60.6 59.3-61.8 4,108 39.4 38.2-40.7
GENDER
Males 3,719 2,134 60.5 58.5-62.4 1,585 39.5 37.6-41.5
Females 6,002 3,479 60.7 59.1-62.2 2,523 39.3 37.8-40.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 75 37 42.7 30.1-56.4 38 57.3 43.6-69.9
Non-Hispanic 9,625 5,566 60.7 59.5-62.0 4,059 39.3 38.0-40.5
AGE
40-44 876 574 66.0 62.1-69.7 302 34.0 30.3-37.9
45-54 2,250 1,426 65.9 63.4-68.3 824 34.1 31.7-36.6
55-64 2,659 1,557 59.3 57.0-61.6 1,102 40.7 38.4-43.0
65-74 2,194 1,135 52.4 49.8-54.9 1,059 47.6 45.1-50.2
75+ 1,679 889 54.6 51.7-57.6 790 45.4 42.4-48.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,199 608 51.3 47.5-55.1 591 48.7 44.9-52.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,872 1,523 55.8 53.4-58.2 1,349 44.2 41.8-46.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,578 1,543 61.1 58.7-63.4 1,035 38.9 36.6-41.3
College Graduate 3,053 1,931 67.0 64.9-69.0 1,122 33.0 31.0-35.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 961 424 42.7 38.6-47.0 537 57.3 53.0-61.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,435 637 41.8 38.6-45.1 798 58.2 54.9-61.4
$25,000- 34,999 988 541 53.3 49.3-57.2 447 46.7 42.8-50.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,377 785 56.5 53.2-59.8 592 43.5 40.2-46.8
$50,000-74,999 1,432 931 66.6 63.6-69.5 501 33.4 30.5-36.4
$75,000+ 2,173 1,553 73.7 71.4-75.9 620 26.3 24.1-28.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,950 2,136 55.7 53.7-57.7 1,814 44.3 42.3-46.3
No 5,671 3,427 63.6 62.0-65.2 2,244 36.4 34.8-38.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,754 1,009 58.5 55.5-61.4 745 41.5 38.6-44.5
Non-Veteran 7,964 4,603 61.0 59.7-62.4 3,361 39.0 37.6-40.3

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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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