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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 256 30 11.9 8.1-17.1 119 43.3 36.3-50.7 42 16.9 12.3-22.9 47 20.7 15.3-27.3 18 7.2 4.3-11.8
GENDER
Male 71 12 15.7 8.5-27.0 25 32.8 20.6-47.8 10 15.5 8.0-27.7 20 29.7 18.9-43.2 4 6.4 2.2-17.1
Female 185 18 9.5 5.9-15.1 94 49.7 41.7-57.8 32 17.8 12.4-24.8 27 15.3 10.2-22.2 14 7.7 4.3-13.2
RACE
White 191 27 14.1 9.4-20.5 88 39.5 32.2-47.3 32 18.4 12.9-25.7 35 23.1 16.6-31.2 9 4.8 2.4- 9.4
Other 62 3 5.3 1.6-16.1 29 53.4 37.3-68.8 9 12.2 5.8-23.9 12 14.0 7.5-24.7 9 15.1 6.9-29.7
AGE
40-44 31 3 5.7 1.7-17.7 10 29.7 15.9-48.6 1 4.8 0.7-27.1 10 35.9 20.0-55.7 7 23.8 11.2-43.8
45+ 225 27 13.0 8.7-19.0 109 46.0 38.2-53.9 41 19.3 13.9-26.0 37 17.7 12.5-24.6 11 4.0 2.1- 7.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 10 10.9 5.5-20.4 48 53.5 40.2-66.3 11 12.2 6.1-22.9 16 15.5 8.8-25.9 6 7.9 3.3-17.9
Some College + 165 20 12.3 7.7-19.1 71 38.3 30.6-46.7 31 19.2 13.4-26.9 31 23.3 16.4-31.9 12 6.8 3.6-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 125 15 12.2 7.0-20.4 59 46.7 35.6-58.1 17 14.0 8.2-23.0 20 13.6 8.1-22.0 14 13.4 7.5-22.8
$50,000+ 110 10 10.1 5.3-18.5 47 38.2 29.0-48.3 24 21.3 14.2-30.8 25 27.7 19.1-38.3 4 2.7 0.9- 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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