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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 93 31 30.2 20.7-41.9 38 46.2 34.1-58.6 5 4.3 1.7-10.3 9 8.2 4.0-16.3 10 11.1 5.6-20.7
GENDER
Male 33 13 32.0 17.5-51.1 11 47.1 27.4-67.7 2 4.2 0.9-16.8 4 11.4 3.9-28.8 3 5.3 1.5-17.2
Female 60 18 28.9 17.2-44.1 27 45.5 31.5-60.2 3 4.4 1.4-12.9 5 5.9 2.3-14.1 7 15.4 7.1-30.3
RACE
White 24 11 48.2 26.9-70.1 7 30.7 14.2-54.3 1 3.2 0.4-19.9 2 9.9 2.3-34.1 3 8.1 2.4-23.6
Other 68 20 24.9 15.4-37.8 30 50.6 36.4-64.6 4 4.7 1.7-12.3 7 7.8 3.3-17.1 7 12.0 5.5-24.4
AGE
40-44 16 5 27.1 10.4-54.2 7 52.3 27.1-76.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 20.6 6.7-48.4
45+ 76 25 30.0 19.4-43.3 31 45.1 31.6-59.3 5 5.6 2.3-13.4 9 10.8 5.2-21.1 6 8.4 3.5-18.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 15 21.7 12.4-35.2 28 57.2 41.5-71.5 3 4.4 1.3-13.5 6 10.1 4.1-22.7 4 6.6 2.1-18.8
Some College + 37 16 43.6 26.8-62.1 10 28.9 15.1-48.1 2 4.2 1.0-15.6 3 5.3 1.6-16.0 6 18.1 7.8-36.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 25 28.1 18.1-40.9 30 48.4 34.6-62.4 5 5.5 2.2-13.2 6 6.7 2.7-15.8 7 11.3 5.0-23.4
$50,000+ 14 5 42.7 18.3-71.3 4 30.4 10.8-61.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.0 2.8-43.5 3 13.9 4.1-37.5

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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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