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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 362 49 12.6 8.9-17.5 182 44.4 38.3-50.6 51 17.0 12.0-23.6 74 23.0 18.2-28.7 6 3.0 1.2- 7.0
GENDER
Male 142 19 11.2 6.9-17.8 68 41.2 32.0-51.0 21 20.1 11.7-32.2 32 24.3 16.8-33.7 2 3.2 0.8-12.1
Female 220 30 13.8 8.5-21.7 114 47.3 39.6-55.1 30 14.2 9.4-21.0 42 21.9 16.1-29.0 4 2.7 1.0- 7.4
RACE
White 308 45 14.5 10.1-20.3 160 47.4 41.0-53.9 40 13.6 9.6-19.0 59 22.3 17.2-28.4 4 2.2 0.8- 6.2
Other 54 4 5.4 1.6-16.5 22 32.8 19.7-49.4 11 29.9 14.5-51.8 15 25.9 14.5-41.8 2 6.0 1.3-22.8
AGE
40-44 31 2 11.6 2.2-43.5 13 39.1 21.8-59.5 8 27.6 13.3-48.7 7 18.3 8.2-35.8 1 3.5 0.5-21.3
45+ 331 47 12.8 9.3-17.2 169 45.3 39.0-51.7 43 15.2 10.0-22.3 67 23.9 18.7-30.0 5 2.9 1.1- 7.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 24 10.9 7.0-16.5 87 41.0 32.6-49.9 23 15.7 8.6-26.9 45 28.8 21.3-37.7 3 3.6 1.1-11.3
Some College + 180 25 14.4 8.5-23.2 95 48.0 39.4-56.6 28 18.5 12.1-27.0 29 16.9 11.5-24.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 25 10.7 7.0-16.0 91 38.1 30.9-45.8 32 17.2 11.5-25.0 48 29.2 21.9-37.6 5 4.8 1.8-12.1
$50,000+ 110 17 13.6 8.1-22.0 64 58.2 47.6-68.0 11 10.1 5.5-17.8 17 16.5 10.2-25.5 1 1.6 0.2-10.5

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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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