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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 304 43 13.9 10.1-18.8 161 53.7 46.9-60.3 58 19.9 15.1-25.7 41 12.5 8.9-17.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
GENDER
Male 94 15 14.4 8.3-23.7 44 49.7 37.4-62.1 18 20.6 12.6-31.7 17 15.3 9.0-24.7 0 0.0 . - .
Female 210 28 13.5 9.1-19.5 117 56.4 48.8-63.8 40 19.4 14.1-26.1 24 10.5 6.7-16.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
RACE
White 217 38 17.4 12.5-23.6 108 46.1 38.8-53.6 41 22.8 16.8-30.2 30 13.8 9.3-19.8 0 0.0 . - .
Other 83 5 6.1 2.3-15.3 50 70.3 57.6-80.4 16 13.2 7.5-22.2 11 9.9 4.9-19.1 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
AGE
40-44 33 3 4.8 1.4-15.3 19 60.9 40.8-77.9 6 17.5 7.4-36.1 5 16.7 6.6-36.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 271 40 15.6 11.2-21.2 142 52.3 45.2-59.3 52 20.3 15.2-26.6 36 11.7 8.1-16.4 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 15 12.3 7.0-20.7 63 60.7 49.1-71.2 21 16.7 10.3-25.9 16 10.0 5.9-16.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Some College + 186 28 15.0 10.2-21.6 97 49.4 41.5-57.4 37 22.1 15.9-30.0 24 13.5 8.7-20.4 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 24 14.6 9.3-22.0 81 58.6 48.6-67.9 27 15.6 10.2-23.2 23 11.0 6.8-17.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
$50,000+ 118 13 12.0 6.9-20.2 61 47.0 37.3-56.8 27 25.6 17.6-35.7 17 15.5 9.4-24.3 0 0.0 . - .

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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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