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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 271 22 8.8 5.3-14.3 129 45.7 39.0-52.5 48 18.7 13.8-24.7 63 21.7 16.8-27.6 9 5.2 2.4-10.7
GENDER
Male 109 12 13.3 6.9-23.9 46 40.5 30.7-51.2 20 17.3 11.0-26.0 26 20.4 13.6-29.4 5 8.6 3.5-19.8
Female 162 10 4.6 2.4- 8.7 83 50.5 41.7-59.2 28 20.0 13.3-28.9 37 23.0 16.4-31.2 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4
RACE
White 235 20 9.3 5.5-15.3 113 46.5 39.4-53.7 43 19.0 14.0-25.3 54 22.8 17.4-29.4 5 2.4 1.0- 5.9
Other 35 2 6.6 1.2-29.8 16 42.9 25.5-62.3 5 17.5 6.6-39.0 8 14.9 6.7-29.7 4 18.1 6.2-42.3
AGE
40-44 27 1 6.3 0.9-33.6 12 40.6 22.5-61.7 5 26.4 10.9-51.1 7 20.8 9.4-40.0 2 5.9 1.3-23.2
45+ 244 21 9.2 5.4-15.1 117 46.5 39.5-53.7 43 17.4 12.8-23.2 56 21.9 16.7-28.2 7 5.0 2.1-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 3 3.1 0.9- 9.9 24 41.6 27.9-56.7 9 19.1 9.3-35.2 12 21.0 11.5-35.2 6 15.2 6.3-32.4
Some College + 217 19 10.1 5.9-16.8 105 46.7 39.1-54.4 39 18.6 13.3-25.3 51 21.9 16.4-28.6 3 2.7 0.7- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 87 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8 41 42.5 31.0-55.0 15 17.8 10.0-29.6 25 26.8 17.6-38.5 3 10.8 3.5-28.7
$50,000+ 157 18 12.8 7.4-21.1 71 43.8 35.3-52.7 29 19.4 13.2-27.6 34 20.8 14.7-28.6 5 3.2 1.3- 7.8

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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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