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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 113 58 53.2 42.6-63.4 23 18.4 11.8-27.5 6 5.6 2.1-14.4 6 5.7 2.4-12.8 20 17.2 10.9-26.0
GENDER
Male 46 25 58.5 42.1-73.2 9 13.8 6.3-27.6 1 2.5 0.4-16.1 3 8.4 2.7-23.2 8 16.8 8.0-31.9
Female 67 33 48.4 35.3-61.8 14 22.5 13.1-35.8 5 8.4 2.7-23.4 3 3.2 1.0- 9.6 12 17.5 9.8-29.2
RACE
White 105 54 53.9 43.1-64.4 22 18.4 11.8-27.6 5 3.6 1.4- 9.2 5 5.7 2.2-13.7 19 18.4 11.6-28.0
Other 8 4 46.8 16.2-80.1 1 18.3 2.6-65.4 1 22.7 3.4-71.0 1 5.5 0.7-32.8 1 6.7 0.8-37.4
AGE
40-44 16 10 61.8 35.5-82.6 2 10.2 2.4-34.3 1 9.6 1.4-44.9 1 5.3 0.7-29.8 2 13.2 3.2-41.2
45+ 97 48 50.2 39.4-61.0 21 21.2 13.5-31.7 5 4.3 1.6-10.8 5 5.8 2.2-14.2 18 18.5 11.7-28.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 38 59.1 45.7-71.4 12 12.2 6.4-22.1 5 8.0 2.7-21.4 4 5.9 2.0-16.0 12 14.7 8.2-24.9
Some College + 42 20 42.8 28.0-59.1 11 29.1 16.2-46.7 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 2 5.2 1.2-20.2 8 21.3 10.3-39.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 38 53.3 40.2-65.9 18 19.6 11.8-30.8 4 6.8 2.1-20.1 5 7.6 3.0-18.0 11 12.7 6.8-22.5
$50,000+ 23 13 56.5 34.7-76.1 1 3.4 0.5-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.6 0.4-16.7 8 37.4 19.1-60.2

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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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