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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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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
-WHITE 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
AGE
40-44 366 30 8.9 5.9-13.2 158 43.7 37.8-49.8 57 14.6 11.0-19.3 106 29.6 24.3-35.5 15 3.1 1.8- 5.3
45-54 908 84 9.9 7.7-12.7 389 45.0 41.0-49.1 155 17.1 14.3-20.4 246 25.2 22.0-28.7 34 2.8 1.8- 4.1
55-64 1,110 110 8.9 7.1-11.0 530 49.3 45.7-53.0 200 17.5 14.9-20.4 254 22.7 19.8-25.8 16 1.6 0.8- 3.0
65-74 850 111 12.9 10.5-15.7 468 56.7 52.8-60.5 118 12.1 10.0-14.7 149 17.9 15.1-21.2 4 0.4 0.1- 1.0
75+ 575 117 20.0 16.4-24.2 317 54.6 49.7-59.5 72 13.4 10.4-17.2 69 11.9 9.0-15.5 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 478 55 9.4 6.8-12.9 196 38.6 33.3-44.2 72 14.6 11.3-18.7 141 33.5 28.2-39.3 14 3.8 2.0- 7.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,076 107 9.4 7.5-11.7 497 45.5 41.6-49.3 181 18.1 15.2-21.4 260 24.0 20.9-27.5 31 3.0 2.0- 4.6
Some Post-H.S. 893 116 11.6 9.3-14.4 453 53.1 49.0-57.2 134 14.8 12.1-17.9 179 19.5 16.5-22.9 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0
College Graduate 1,359 173 12.2 10.2-14.6 715 51.5 48.2-54.9 215 14.7 12.6-17.2 243 20.6 17.9-23.5 13 0.9 0.5- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 277 23 8.2 4.8-13.8 108 38.2 31.0-46.0 41 15.4 10.4-22.3 96 35.8 28.5-43.8 9 2.3 1.1- 4.8
$15,000- 24,999 536 62 10.5 7.7-14.1 232 41.2 36.0-46.5 78 14.9 11.5-19.2 153 31.1 26.2-36.4 11 2.4 1.1- 4.9
$25,000- 34,999 389 40 7.6 5.3-10.8 177 45.3 39.1-51.6 78 22.4 17.5-28.3 79 20.3 15.9-25.5 15 4.4 2.4- 7.9
$35,000- 49,999 586 73 11.5 8.8-15.0 272 43.4 38.6-48.3 102 17.3 13.8-21.4 131 25.7 21.4-30.6 8 2.1 1.0- 4.4
$50,000-74,999 652 70 10.0 7.7-12.8 330 50.7 46.0-55.5 101 15.5 12.3-19.3 140 22.5 18.7-26.8 11 1.3 0.7- 2.5
$75,000+ 1,053 133 12.8 10.5-15.7 598 55.8 52.0-59.5 147 13.1 10.8-15.8 164 17.2 14.5-20.3 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,520 192 11.7 9.9-13.7 756 49.1 45.9-52.3 217 14.9 12.7-17.4 333 22.9 20.2-25.8 22 1.4 0.8- 2.3
No 2,245 254 10.6 9.1-12.4 1,087 48.8 46.2-51.5 377 16.0 14.2-18.0 481 22.5 20.3-24.8 46 2.1 1.5- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,674 253 14.1 12.1-16.3 890 53.4 50.3-56.4 232 14.4 12.4-16.8 291 17.7 15.5-20.1 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1
Non-Veteran 2,132 199 9.1 7.7-10.8 972 46.0 43.3-48.7 370 16.4 14.6-18.5 531 25.8 23.5-28.2 60 2.7 2.0- 3.6

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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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