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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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
-WHITES 9,869 1,271 11.7 10.9-12.5 5,121 51.2 49.9-52.5 1,590 16.4 15.5-17.4 1,773 19.2 18.2-20.3 114 1.4 1.1- 1.8
GENDER
Males 3,809 452 11.0 9.8-12.3 1,862 48.8 46.8-50.8 602 15.7 14.2-17.2 824 22.7 21.0-24.5 69 1.8 1.4- 2.4
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 74 10 11.6 5.7-22.2 34 47.6 34.2-61.3 15 19.5 10.2-34.1 15 21.4 12.4-34.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 9,773 1,257 11.7 10.9-12.5 5,075 51.2 49.9-52.5 1,573 16.4 15.5-17.4 1,754 19.2 18.2-20.3 114 1.5 1.2- 1.8
AGE
40-44 897 80 9.5 7.4-12.2 396 44.2 40.3-48.2 154 16.8 14.1-20.0 228 25.6 22.2-29.3 39 3.9 2.7- 5.4
45-54 2,286 242 10.2 8.7-11.8 1,042 46.4 43.8-49.0 418 18.6 16.7-20.7 537 22.9 20.9-25.1 47 1.9 1.3- 2.7
55-64 2,708 288 9.7 8.5-11.1 1,351 51.5 49.2-53.8 508 17.8 16.1-19.6 537 20.0 18.1-21.9 24 1.0 0.6- 1.7
65-74 2,262 315 13.3 11.7-15.1 1,305 58.9 56.4-61.3 330 14.2 12.6-16.0 308 13.4 11.8-15.2 4 0.2 0.1- 0.4
75+ 1,716 346 19.9 17.7-22.3 1,027 60.2 57.3-63.0 180 10.9 9.2-12.9 163 8.9 7.4-10.7 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,223 161 10.8 8.9-13.1 566 42.5 38.9-46.1 185 16.1 13.6-19.1 292 27.7 24.3-31.4 19 2.8 1.6- 5.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,910 346 11.0 9.6-12.5 1,464 48.1 45.7-50.5 484 18.1 16.3-20.1 569 20.8 18.9-22.9 47 2.0 1.4- 2.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,622 340 11.4 10.0-12.9 1,373 53.6 51.1-56.0 439 16.8 15.0-18.7 448 17.4 15.7-19.3 22 0.9 0.5- 1.5
College Graduate 3,101 422 12.9 11.4-14.4 1,712 54.5 52.3-56.8 480 14.9 13.4-16.6 461 16.7 15.0-18.5 26 1.0 0.6- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 968 108 9.6 7.5-12.2 431 42.7 38.7-46.9 149 16.9 13.8-20.5 266 29.2 25.3-33.3 14 1.6 0.9- 2.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,474 191 11.4 9.6-13.5 718 45.3 42.1-48.6 214 16.0 13.6-18.7 331 25.8 22.8-28.9 20 1.5 0.9- 2.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,003 132 11.3 9.3-13.8 502 48.1 44.2-52.1 183 19.0 16.0-22.3 166 18.7 15.8-22.0 20 2.9 1.6- 5.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,412 185 11.7 9.8-13.9 694 46.2 43.0-49.5 253 18.5 16.0-21.2 265 21.8 19.1-24.8 15 1.8 1.0- 3.1
$50,000-74,999 1,460 189 11.9 10.1-14.0 770 52.6 49.4-55.8 241 16.5 14.2-19.0 243 18.0 15.6-20.6 17 1.0 0.6- 1.6
$75,000+ 2,204 273 11.9 10.2-13.7 1,285 57.9 55.3-60.5 336 14.8 13.0-16.7 292 14.4 12.7-16.4 18 1.0 0.6- 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,017 544 12.4 11.2-13.7 2,101 51.7 49.7-53.7 594 15.4 14.0-17.0 742 19.5 17.9-21.3 36 1.0 0.7- 1.5
No 5,748 711 11.3 10.3-12.3 2,972 51.1 49.4-52.8 975 16.9 15.7-18.1 1,013 19.1 17.8-20.4 77 1.7 1.3- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,784 269 13.9 12.0-16.0 948 53.6 50.6-56.5 250 14.6 12.6-16.9 309 17.5 15.4-19.8 8 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Non-Veteran 8,082 1,002 11.2 10.4-12.1 4,173 50.6 49.2-52.1 1,340 16.9 15.8-17.9 1,462 19.6 18.5-20.8 105 1.7 1.3- 2.1

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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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