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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, but had them removed No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,263 2,175 14.1 13.3-14.8 1,668 10.4 9.8-11.1 8,420 75.5 74.6-76.5
-WHITE MALES 3,824 580 11.9 10.9-13.1 426 8.1 7.2- 9.0 2,818 80.0 78.5-81.4
AGE
40-44 371 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 365 98.7 96.7-99.5
45-54 919 30 2.7 1.8- 4.1 18 1.4 0.8- 2.4 871 95.9 94.3-97.0
55-64 1,111 141 12.1 10.0-14.5 43 3.6 2.5- 5.1 927 84.4 81.7-86.7
65-74 847 229 29.1 25.5-32.9 134 15.7 13.1-18.8 484 55.2 51.2-59.1
75+ 576 177 31.2 26.8-35.9 228 39.6 34.9-44.6 171 29.2 25.0-33.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 482 99 15.7 12.4-19.6 83 13.4 10.4-17.0 300 71.0 66.1-75.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,085 151 10.7 8.9-12.9 116 7.6 6.1- 9.4 818 81.7 79.0-84.1
Some Post-H.S. 892 127 11.9 9.7-14.5 90 7.4 5.8- 9.5 675 80.7 77.6-83.4
College Graduate 1,362 203 11.8 10.1-13.8 137 7.3 6.0- 9.0 1,022 80.9 78.4-83.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 50 14.0 10.0-19.2 37 11.7 7.7-17.2 194 74.4 67.7-80.1
$15,000- 24,999 532 102 15.4 12.3-19.2 82 12.5 9.7-16.0 348 72.0 67.4-76.3
$25,000- 34,999 389 56 13.5 10.1-17.9 63 12.5 9.4-16.4 270 74.0 68.7-78.6
$35,000- 49,999 590 99 13.7 11.0-16.9 72 10.2 7.8-13.2 419 76.1 72.1-79.7
$50,000-74,999 652 97 12.5 9.9-15.7 63 7.9 5.9-10.7 492 79.5 75.7-82.9
$75,000+ 1,058 121 8.5 6.9-10.4 60 3.4 2.6- 4.6 877 88.1 85.9-90.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,521 292 16.4 14.3-18.6 246 12.7 11.0-14.7 983 70.9 68.1-73.5
No 2,263 278 9.2 8.0-10.6 176 5.4 4.6- 6.4 1,809 85.3 83.7-86.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,673 339 17.8 15.7-20.0 294 14.5 12.7-16.6 1,040 67.7 65.0-70.3
Non-Veteran 2,148 241 8.3 7.1- 9.6 132 4.0 3.3- 5.0 1,775 87.6 86.1-89.0

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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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