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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 291 34 10.2 6.9-14.9 164 56.4 49.4-63.1 31 10.7 7.3-15.4 58 21.1 15.8-27.7 4 1.6 0.5- 5.5
GENDER
Male 103 11 9.0 4.5-17.2 58 58.6 47.0-69.4 7 5.4 2.5-11.6 25 24.4 15.7-35.9 2 2.5 0.5-12.2
Female 188 23 11.2 7.0-17.6 106 54.4 46.0-62.6 24 15.2 9.9-22.5 33 18.3 12.5-26.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
RACE
White 104 14 11.0 6.1-19.0 67 65.4 54.3-75.1 6 6.3 2.6-14.8 16 16.5 9.6-26.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
Other 186 20 9.9 5.9-16.1 97 52.4 43.6-61.1 25 12.6 8.3-18.9 41 23.1 16.3-31.6 3 2.0 0.5- 8.0
AGE
40-44 37 4 12.3 4.0-31.9 17 49.6 32.0-67.4 5 13.0 5.2-29.0 10 24.1 12.2-41.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
45+ 254 30 9.7 6.6-14.1 147 58.0 50.5-65.2 26 10.1 6.6-15.0 48 20.4 14.7-27.6 3 1.8 0.4- 6.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 21 10.4 6.2-17.0 111 57.5 48.7-65.9 17 8.8 5.2-14.4 36 21.1 14.4-29.8 3 2.2 0.5- 8.6
Some College + 103 13 9.8 5.4-17.2 53 54.3 42.7-65.4 14 14.0 7.9-23.7 22 21.1 13.4-31.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 23 10.1 6.1-16.3 108 53.9 45.4-62.2 24 11.4 7.3-17.3 44 22.3 15.8-30.4 4 2.3 0.7- 7.8
$50,000+ 40 5 10.9 4.4-24.6 21 53.9 36.9-70.1 3 8.7 2.7-24.8 11 26.4 14.1-44.0 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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