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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

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

What is the main reason you have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No prob./no reason to go Cost/insurance Access problems Not thought of it Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,414 2,190 49.7 47.7-51.6 1,106 25.9 24.1-27.7 153 3.3 2.7- 4.0 322 7.2 6.2- 8.3 643 14.0 12.8-15.4
-Onslow County 98 56 62.9 51.3-73.2 19 14.4 8.7-22.9 2 2.9 0.7-10.8 7 6.8 2.5-16.9 14 13.0 7.0-22.8
GENDER
Male 50 33 72.5 56.8-84.1 9 13.2 6.2-25.8 1 2.5 0.4-15.9 2 6.0 1.1-26.1 5 5.8 2.2-14.1
Female 48 23 49.1 33.3-65.1 10 16.2 8.3-29.3 1 3.4 0.5-20.4 5 8.0 2.9-19.9 9 23.4 11.4-42.0
RACE
White 77 49 69.4 56.5-79.9 15 14.5 8.2-24.5 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 4 5.3 1.3-19.6 8 8.8 4.0-18.4
Other 20 7 42.8 20.8-68.1 4 15.1 5.1-36.9 1 6.7 0.9-35.3 3 12.8 3.8-35.3 5 22.6 7.5-51.3
AGE
40-44 13 9 76.6 48.9-91.8 3 18.2 5.4-46.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.7-29.9
45+ 85 47 59.4 46.6-71.0 16 13.5 7.8-22.2 2 3.6 0.9-13.3 7 8.6 3.2-20.8 13 15.0 7.9-26.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 26 60.9 44.3-75.3 9 11.8 5.5-23.6 1 2.4 0.3-15.4 6 11.3 4.1-27.6 7 13.5 5.5-29.4
Some College + 49 30 65.6 50.0-78.4 10 17.9 9.2-32.1 1 3.5 0.5-20.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 7 12.3 5.6-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 48 25 62.8 46.5-76.6 16 27.3 15.7-43.0 1 3.2 0.5-19.6 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4 5 5.7 2.1-14.3
$50,000+ 40 26 65.7 47.4-80.3 2 4.6 1.1-16.9 1 3.2 0.5-19.8 5 12.6 4.1-32.5 6 13.9 5.9-29.4

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This question was asked of those who have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months

^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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