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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 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
-WHITE MALES 3,814 180 3.8 3.2- 4.6 3,634 96.2 95.4-96.8
AGE
40-44 369 4 1.0 0.3- 3.5 365 99.0 96.5-99.7
45-54 919 24 2.3 1.3- 4.0 895 97.7 96.0-98.7
55-64 1,107 34 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,073 97.2 95.9-98.1
65-74 846 48 5.7 4.1- 7.9 798 94.3 92.1-95.9
75+ 573 70 12.3 9.5-15.9 503 87.7 84.1-90.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 480 34 6.9 4.6-10.4 446 93.1 89.6-95.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,082 51 3.4 2.4- 4.7 1,031 96.6 95.3-97.6
Some Post-H.S. 888 47 4.1 2.9- 5.7 841 95.9 94.3-97.1
College Graduate 1,361 48 3.1 2.2- 4.5 1,313 96.9 95.5-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 279 16 5.1 2.9- 8.9 263 94.9 91.1-97.1
$15,000- 24,999 532 40 7.2 4.9-10.5 492 92.8 89.5-95.1
$25,000- 34,999 387 29 5.2 3.4- 7.9 358 94.8 92.1-96.6
$35,000- 49,999 591 26 3.5 2.3- 5.4 565 96.5 94.6-97.7
$50,000-74,999 650 17 2.4 1.4- 4.3 633 97.6 95.7-98.6
$75,000+ 1,055 37 3.1 2.0- 4.6 1,018 96.9 95.4-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,517 99 5.7 4.5- 7.3 1,418 94.3 92.7-95.5
No 2,259 80 2.7 2.1- 3.7 2,179 97.3 96.3-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,669 109 6.1 4.8- 7.8 1,560 93.9 92.2-95.2
Non-Veteran 2,142 71 2.4 1.8- 3.2 2,071 97.6 96.8-98.2

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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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