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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 104 44 43.6 33.2-54.7 26 22.7 15.0-32.9 5 3.3 1.3- 8.0 14 15.2 8.7-25.2 15 15.1 8.8-24.7
GENDER
Male 36 20 56.1 38.2-72.6 5 13.3 5.0-30.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 17.6 7.5-35.7 5 13.1 5.2-29.3
Female 68 24 33.3 22.2-46.6 21 30.6 19.7-44.2 5 6.1 2.5-14.2 8 13.3 6.3-25.6 10 16.8 8.7-30.1
RACE
White 74 33 43.9 31.8-56.8 15 20.1 11.7-32.4 3 2.5 0.8- 7.9 12 18.0 10.0-30.2 11 15.5 8.3-27.2
Other 29 11 43.6 24.9-64.4 10 30.9 16.0-51.3 2 6.4 1.6-22.6 2 5.2 1.2-19.2 4 14.0 5.2-32.5
AGE
40-44 13 6 48.4 22.8-74.9 2 13.8 3.3-42.4 1 3.2 0.4-20.3 4 34.7 13.4-64.4 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 91 38 42.5 31.5-54.4 24 24.8 16.1-36.3 4 3.3 1.2- 8.9 10 10.6 5.4-19.8 15 18.7 11.0-29.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 39 14 32.3 19.1-49.1 15 40.4 24.7-58.4 1 2.4 0.3-15.0 5 14.2 5.6-31.4 4 10.7 3.9-26.3
Some College + 64 30 49.6 35.9-63.3 10 13.3 6.5-25.4 4 3.8 1.4-10.2 9 15.9 8.0-29.4 11 17.4 9.2-30.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 15 26.9 15.4-42.6 20 40.8 26.5-56.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.3 7 14.6 6.6-29.2 9 15.9 8.0-29.1
$50,000+ 46 27 56.5 40.5-71.2 4 9.5 3.3-24.3 3 3.4 1.0-10.5 6 14.6 6.3-30.3 6 16.1 7.3-31.9

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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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