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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 301 30 10.6 7.0-15.8 168 54.3 47.7-60.8 48 15.6 11.5-21.0 51 17.0 12.6-22.6 4 2.4 0.8- 6.5
GENDER
Male 121 13 13.2 7.1-23.0 65 52.3 42.2-62.2 21 14.6 9.3-22.2 19 15.6 9.4-24.6 3 4.4 1.4-12.9
Female 180 17 8.3 4.9-13.5 103 56.2 47.7-64.4 27 16.6 10.8-24.8 32 18.4 12.7-25.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
RACE
White 253 27 11.4 7.3-17.2 141 54.7 47.7-61.6 43 16.5 12.0-22.3 40 16.3 11.8-22.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
Other 47 3 7.7 2.0-25.3 27 53.7 36.6-69.9 5 12.3 4.3-30.6 10 18.6 8.4-36.1 2 7.8 1.9-26.7
AGE
40-44 28 2 9.4 2.2-32.2 14 44.1 25.6-64.4 4 22.3 8.3-47.6 7 20.1 9.1-38.8 1 4.1 0.6-24.1
45+ 273 28 10.8 7.0-16.3 154 56.0 49.1-62.6 44 14.6 10.7-19.6 44 16.5 11.9-22.5 3 2.1 0.6- 6.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 5 5.0 1.9-12.8 38 53.6 40.5-66.3 11 17.6 9.2-30.9 14 16.2 9.2-26.9 3 7.6 2.3-22.5
Some College + 230 25 12.4 7.9-18.9 130 54.6 47.0-61.9 37 15.0 10.5-21.1 37 17.3 12.1-24.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 108 5 3.6 1.3- 9.4 61 54.2 42.9-65.1 16 15.2 8.6-25.3 24 22.4 14.1-33.5 2 4.7 1.2-17.1
$50,000+ 159 23 15.5 9.7-23.8 86 52.8 43.9-61.5 25 14.5 9.3-21.9 23 15.7 10.3-23.3 2 1.5 0.3- 6.1

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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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