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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 263 30 10.0 6.6-14.8 123 45.2 38.1-52.5 36 12.2 8.5-17.2 54 21.2 15.9-27.8 20 11.3 7.1-17.6
GENDER
Male 100 9 7.5 3.7-14.6 43 44.2 33.2-55.7 7 6.2 2.8-13.1 27 24.8 16.3-35.9 14 17.3 9.9-28.4
Female 163 21 12.5 7.6-20.0 80 46.2 37.5-55.2 29 18.2 12.3-26.0 27 17.7 11.9-25.4 6 5.5 2.4-11.9
RACE
White 229 24 7.8 5.0-11.9 108 47.0 39.3-54.8 32 14.1 9.7-20.0 51 23.4 17.4-30.6 14 7.8 4.5-13.2
Other 34 6 20.1 8.8-39.7 15 37.0 21.4-55.9 4 3.9 1.4-10.6 3 11.7 3.4-33.3 6 27.4 12.6-49.5
AGE
40-44 41 4 9.7 3.4-24.3 16 44.3 28.4-61.4 4 6.5 2.3-17.2 11 25.6 13.7-42.7 6 14.0 6.0-29.1
45+ 222 26 10.1 6.5-15.4 107 45.5 37.8-53.4 32 14.1 9.6-20.1 43 19.8 14.3-26.9 14 10.5 5.9-17.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 95 7 6.0 2.7-12.9 43 41.3 30.2-53.4 12 10.6 5.5-19.4 19 19.5 11.8-30.6 14 22.6 13.1-36.0
Some College + 168 23 12.1 7.6-18.9 80 47.2 38.3-56.4 24 13.1 8.5-19.7 35 22.1 15.4-30.7 6 5.4 2.3-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 106 11 10.1 5.1-19.2 44 33.0 23.8-43.7 12 12.8 6.8-22.8 30 27.7 18.8-38.9 9 16.3 8.2-29.9
$50,000+ 119 17 10.3 6.0-17.3 58 52.4 42.0-62.6 16 11.4 6.8-18.5 20 19.2 12.0-29.3 8 6.7 3.3-13.1

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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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