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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 282 41 13.7 9.9-18.7 145 50.1 43.4-56.8 41 13.6 9.7-18.6 52 20.8 15.5-27.4 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3
GENDER
Male 122 12 10.1 5.5-17.9 61 48.0 38.1-58.0 19 13.7 8.3-21.9 28 25.8 17.5-36.3 2 2.4 0.5-11.4
Female 160 29 17.4 11.9-24.8 84 52.3 43.5-60.9 22 13.4 8.6-20.3 24 15.7 9.9-23.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
RACE
White 217 28 11.3 7.5-16.6 113 50.5 42.8-58.1 34 14.4 9.9-20.5 40 21.7 15.6-29.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4
Other 62 13 22.0 12.5-35.8 30 48.1 34.5-62.0 6 9.6 4.3-20.2 12 19.3 10.0-34.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
AGE
40-44 32 3 9.0 2.8-25.4 18 54.3 36.3-71.3 5 13.6 5.5-29.6 4 14.4 5.2-33.9 2 8.7 2.1-29.5
45+ 250 38 14.8 10.5-20.3 127 49.1 42.0-56.2 36 13.6 9.5-19.1 48 22.3 16.4-29.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 23 15.4 9.7-23.5 61 41.4 32.2-51.2 18 13.8 8.2-22.4 29 27.3 18.7-38.0 1 2.1 0.3-13.3
Some College + 150 18 12.1 7.5-19.0 84 58.2 49.2-66.6 23 13.3 8.7-19.9 23 14.8 9.3-22.9 2 1.6 0.3- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 21 13.9 8.5-21.9 68 50.5 40.7-60.1 20 13.2 8.2-20.5 26 22.0 14.3-32.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
$50,000+ 107 13 11.8 6.8-19.7 55 51.2 40.7-61.6 17 14.4 8.5-23.1 20 19.1 11.8-29.4 2 3.6 0.9-13.4

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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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