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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated?
This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.

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  Total
Respond.^
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 10,126 949 8.4 7.7- 9.1 4,574 42.9 41.6-44.1 1,516 14.5 13.6-15.4 2,371 25.3 24.2-26.5 716 9.0 8.2- 9.8
-WHITE MALES 3,149 265 7.3 6.3- 8.5 1,359 42.9 40.7-45.1 462 13.8 12.4-15.4 830 27.7 25.7-29.8 233 8.2 7.1- 9.6
AGE
40-44 335 12 3.1 1.5- 6.3 116 36.1 30.2-42.5 38 10.6 7.4-14.9 104 33.6 27.7-39.9 65 16.6 12.7-21.5
45-54 798 43 6.2 4.3- 8.8 286 38.7 34.5-43.0 123 14.1 11.5-17.2 249 30.0 26.2-34.1 97 11.1 8.7-14.0
55-64 913 70 6.6 5.0- 8.8 381 44.2 40.3-48.2 154 16.2 13.4-19.3 256 27.9 24.4-31.6 52 5.2 3.7- 7.1
65-74 669 64 10.1 7.6-13.1 339 51.4 47.0-55.9 89 12.1 9.6-15.1 165 24.6 21.0-28.6 12 1.8 0.9- 3.6
75+ 434 76 16.9 13.3-21.3 237 53.7 48.1-59.2 58 15.1 11.4-19.7 56 13.0 9.6-17.4 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 373 29 5.4 3.6- 8.1 132 33.2 27.5-39.5 50 12.4 9.1-16.7 122 35.5 29.4-42.0 40 13.5 9.4-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 875 57 5.7 4.1- 7.9 356 39.7 35.6-43.9 117 13.5 10.7-16.8 249 29.1 25.3-33.3 96 12.0 9.5-15.0
Some Post-H.S. 721 70 8.2 6.2-10.7 305 43.3 38.7-47.9 109 13.5 10.9-16.7 186 28.1 24.0-32.6 51 6.9 4.8- 9.8
College Graduate 1,177 109 8.4 6.6-10.7 565 47.3 43.7-51.0 185 14.5 12.2-17.1 273 24.6 21.5-27.8 45 5.1 3.7- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 210 10 2.3 1.2- 4.6 66 31.2 23.4-40.1 30 14.7 9.2-22.7 81 38.8 30.4-48.0 23 13.0 7.8-20.8
$15,000- 24,999 409 37 7.8 5.3-11.3 151 34.7 29.1-40.7 47 12.2 8.6-17.1 136 34.7 29.0-40.9 38 10.6 7.3-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 305 18 3.7 2.1- 6.5 126 40.2 33.5-47.3 56 16.8 12.5-22.2 74 27.7 21.5-35.0 31 11.6 7.8-16.8
$35,000- 49,999 482 40 7.6 5.2-11.2 192 36.8 31.7-42.2 82 16.4 12.7-20.9 135 31.2 26.1-36.8 33 8.0 5.5-11.6
$50,000-74,999 549 48 7.8 5.6-10.6 242 44.5 39.4-49.7 75 12.9 9.8-16.7 143 25.7 21.4-30.5 41 9.1 6.3-13.0
$75,000+ 935 80 8.1 6.1-10.7 468 49.0 45.0-53.0 134 13.1 10.7-16.0 204 24.1 20.7-27.8 49 5.7 4.0- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,162 101 8.3 6.6-10.4 525 43.4 39.8-47.0 162 14.0 11.6-16.7 307 27.3 24.1-30.7 67 7.1 5.2- 9.5
No 1,950 158 6.8 5.5- 8.4 820 42.9 40.1-45.7 297 13.8 12.1-15.7 512 27.8 25.2-30.4 163 8.8 7.3-10.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,343 150 10.4 8.5-12.6 646 47.7 44.3-51.1 178 12.8 10.8-15.2 313 24.7 21.8-27.9 56 4.4 3.2- 6.0
Non-Veteran 1,803 115 5.5 4.4- 7.0 713 40.1 37.2-43.0 284 14.4 12.6-16.5 516 29.5 26.8-32.2 175 10.5 8.8-12.5

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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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