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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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

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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 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
-New Hanover County 312 40 12.5 8.9-17.4 167 50.7 44.3-57.0 57 18.6 14.2-24.1 45 17.0 12.5-22.7 3 1.2 0.3- 4.1
GENDER
Male 118 19 15.0 9.1-23.8 50 40.5 31.1-50.8 21 19.6 12.8-29.0 25 22.2 14.7-32.2 3 2.6 0.7- 8.9
Female 194 21 10.5 6.6-16.5 117 59.0 50.8-66.7 36 17.8 12.5-24.7 20 12.7 7.9-19.8 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 270 35 12.9 9.0-18.3 148 52.2 45.4-59.0 50 18.8 14.1-24.7 35 14.9 10.5-20.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.9
Other 40 5 10.7 3.8-26.9 18 42.4 26.6-60.0 7 18.0 8.0-35.8 9 27.4 13.7-47.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.0
AGE
40-44 28 1 3.0 0.4-18.6 10 35.1 18.1-56.8 8 24.8 11.9-44.7 8 32.1 15.7-54.6 1 5.0 0.7-28.1
45+ 284 39 14.0 9.9-19.5 157 53.1 46.4-59.7 49 17.7 13.1-23.4 37 14.6 10.4-20.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 14 16.2 9.3-26.8 48 51.0 39.4-62.5 14 16.1 9.0-27.1 14 15.7 8.8-26.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
Some College + 220 26 11.2 7.2-17.0 118 50.4 42.9-58.0 43 19.6 14.4-26.3 31 17.5 12.1-24.7 2 1.2 0.3- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 20 13.3 7.9-21.4 72 51.1 41.2-61.0 20 15.4 9.3-24.3 22 19.0 12.0-28.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1
$50,000+ 131 13 11.6 6.6-19.7 71 49.7 40.3-59.2 28 19.9 13.5-28.4 18 17.4 10.9-26.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2

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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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