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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

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

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
-Onslow County 239 24 8.4 5.5-12.7 108 42.0 35.2-49.2 33 13.2 9.1-18.7 57 24.7 18.8-31.7 17 11.6 7.1-18.5
GENDER
Male 100 5 4.3 1.7-10.8 42 36.0 26.5-46.8 13 12.7 7.0-22.0 27 27.3 18.4-38.4 13 19.7 11.5-31.7
Female 139 19 12.3 7.7-19.1 66 47.8 38.6-57.2 20 13.7 8.6-21.1 30 22.3 15.2-31.5 4 3.9 1.3-10.7
RACE
White 186 18 8.0 4.9-12.9 83 39.7 32.1-47.8 24 12.3 7.9-18.8 48 27.3 20.4-35.4 13 12.8 7.3-21.2
Other 52 6 9.9 4.2-21.4 25 50.8 35.7-65.7 8 13.8 6.8-26.2 9 17.2 7.8-33.8 4 8.3 2.7-22.6
AGE
40-44 34 0 0.0 . - . 13 38.8 23.6-56.6 5 9.8 4.0-22.0 7 17.8 8.3-34.1 9 33.7 18.8-52.7
45+ 205 24 10.8 7.1-16.2 95 43.0 35.5-50.8 28 14.2 9.5-20.8 50 26.7 20.0-34.7 8 5.2 2.3-11.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 13 8.0 4.5-14.0 49 37.9 28.5-48.2 17 13.5 7.8-22.6 27 25.9 17.4-36.7 9 14.6 7.5-26.6
Some College + 124 11 8.7 4.7-15.7 59 46.1 36.5-55.9 16 12.9 7.8-20.4 30 23.6 16.1-33.2 8 8.7 4.2-17.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 112 14 10.4 5.9-17.6 49 42.2 32.2-52.8 15 12.2 7.1-20.1 26 25.8 16.9-37.3 8 9.5 4.5-18.9
$50,000+ 96 8 7.4 3.6-14.6 41 40.6 30.4-51.7 15 15.1 8.7-24.7 25 23.0 15.3-33.1 7 13.9 6.8-26.5

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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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