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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
-Piedmont NC 5,750 3,458 62.4 60.8-64.1 2,292 37.6 35.9-39.2
GENDER
Male 2,180 1,308 62.6 59.9-65.2 872 37.4 34.8-40.1
Female 3,570 2,150 62.3 60.2-64.4 1,420 37.7 35.6-39.8
RACE
White 4,770 2,863 62.9 61.1-64.6 1,907 37.1 35.4-38.9
African American 765 491 65.7 61.0-70.0 274 34.3 30.0-39.0
Other Minorities 200 98 47.2 38.3-56.3 102 52.8 43.7-61.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 131 49 29.7 20.3-41.1 82 70.3 58.9-79.7
Non-Hispanic 5,604 3,400 63.5 61.8-65.2 2,204 36.5 34.8-38.2
AGE
40-44 623 420 67.1 62.4-71.5 203 32.9 28.5-37.6
45-54 1,463 978 67.1 63.8-70.3 485 32.9 29.7-36.2
55-64 1,530 923 60.5 57.3-63.6 607 39.5 36.4-42.7
65-74 1,176 621 53.4 49.9-57.0 555 46.6 43.0-50.1
75+ 903 484 56.3 52.1-60.5 419 43.7 39.5-47.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 721 356 45.4 40.4-50.5 365 54.6 49.5-59.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,661 912 58.4 55.1-61.7 749 41.6 38.3-44.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,470 915 64.3 61.0-67.4 555 35.7 32.6-39.0
College Graduate 1,884 1,267 69.7 67.0-72.2 617 30.3 27.8-33.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 576 245 39.5 34.1-45.2 331 60.5 54.8-65.9
$15,000- 24,999 872 402 42.8 38.2-47.4 470 57.2 52.6-61.8
$25,000- 34,999 564 325 56.0 50.3-61.5 239 44.0 38.5-49.7
$35,000- 49,999 762 458 60.9 56.1-65.5 304 39.1 34.5-43.9
$50,000-74,999 784 544 72.1 68.1-75.8 240 27.9 24.2-31.9
$75,000+ 1,380 1,033 76.4 73.6-79.1 347 23.6 20.9-26.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,202 1,210 56.2 53.3-59.0 992 43.8 41.0-46.7
No 3,483 2,215 66.1 64.0-68.1 1,268 33.9 31.9-36.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 907 548 62.7 58.5-66.7 359 37.3 33.3-41.5
Non-Veteran 4,840 2,909 62.4 60.6-64.2 1,931 37.6 35.8-39.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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