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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 222 21 7.7 4.7-12.4 100 41.2 33.8-49.1 22 10.7 6.5-17.3 55 26.1 19.8-33.6 24 14.2 8.9-21.8
GENDER
Male 80 7 5.8 2.6-12.2 32 37.0 25.7-50.0 6 9.1 3.3-22.6 24 31.5 21.0-44.3 11 16.6 8.4-30.2
Female 142 14 9.4 5.0-16.9 68 44.8 35.7-54.4 16 12.1 7.2-19.8 31 21.5 14.7-30.4 13 12.1 6.5-21.6
RACE
White 80 8 7.6 3.5-16.0 42 51.2 38.5-63.6 6 7.7 3.1-17.9 19 26.3 16.5-39.0 5 7.2 2.8-17.4
Other 141 13 7.8 4.1-14.1 58 36.9 28.2-46.6 16 12.1 6.7-21.0 36 26.1 18.4-35.6 18 17.1 10.1-27.4
AGE
40-44 37 1 4.6 0.6-26.2 11 27.9 14.2-47.4 4 10.0 3.5-25.1 13 35.0 20.0-53.8 8 22.6 10.8-41.3
45+ 185 20 8.8 5.5-13.7 89 45.7 37.5-54.2 18 11.0 6.2-18.9 42 23.1 16.9-30.8 16 11.4 6.2-20.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 12 7.5 3.8-14.3 61 38.4 29.5-48.0 12 10.6 5.2-20.4 33 27.3 19.1-37.3 18 16.3 9.6-26.1
Some College + 86 9 8.1 3.9-15.8 39 45.5 33.2-58.2 10 11.0 5.4-20.8 22 24.4 15.5-36.3 6 11.1 4.3-25.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 12 6.8 3.5-13.1 58 34.2 25.9-43.5 20 14.2 8.3-23.2 40 27.5 19.8-36.8 20 17.3 10.5-27.2
$50,000+ 36 3 7.4 2.3-21.7 18 52.6 34.7-69.8 0 0.0 . - . 13 35.0 20.0-53.7 2 5.0 1.1-20.2

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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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