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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 109 57 56.0 45.1-66.3 17 15.7 9.0-26.0 5 6.1 2.5-14.2 13 10.1 5.5-17.9 17 12.0 7.0-19.9
GENDER
Male 46 27 58.9 42.5-73.6 4 9.8 3.1-27.1 3 8.5 2.7-23.6 6 12.4 5.3-26.5 6 10.4 4.1-24.0
Female 63 30 53.3 38.9-67.1 13 21.2 11.4-36.0 2 4.0 1.0-14.9 7 8.0 3.4-17.5 11 13.5 6.9-24.7
RACE
White 90 48 54.9 43.3-66.0 12 14.3 7.5-25.5 4 6.8 2.5-17.0 10 9.8 5.0-18.4 16 14.2 8.1-23.7
Other 18 9 62.2 34.8-83.5 5 21.5 6.9-50.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.6 2.8-37.1 1 4.7 0.6-27.7
AGE
40-44 12 8 68.8 35.9-89.7 2 19.1 3.8-58.2 1 5.2 0.7-30.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.9 0.9-37.1
45+ 96 48 52.8 41.3-63.9 15 15.2 8.6-25.6 4 6.4 2.4-16.1 13 12.4 6.8-21.5 16 13.2 7.5-22.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 32 13 36.3 20.6-55.5 9 32.8 16.2-55.1 2 9.6 2.4-31.8 3 7.8 2.2-24.3 5 13.5 5.3-30.3
Some College + 77 44 64.7 52.1-75.5 8 8.2 3.8-16.7 3 4.6 1.5-13.5 10 11.2 5.6-21.2 12 11.3 5.7-21.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 44 15 37.2 21.6-56.0 12 29.4 15.3-49.0 3 9.8 3.1-27.2 11 21.0 10.9-36.5 3 2.6 0.8- 8.2
$50,000+ 52 34 68.6 53.4-80.6 5 8.5 3.3-20.0 2 4.6 1.2-16.7 1 3.3 0.5-19.7 10 15.1 7.4-28.4

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

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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