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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 300 41 12.5 8.9-17.3 156 50.5 43.7-57.3 42 12.8 9.2-17.7 59 22.7 17.3-29.2 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2
GENDER
Male 110 12 9.3 5.1-16.2 56 51.0 40.2-61.7 13 9.5 5.1-16.9 27 27.5 18.6-38.5 2 2.8 0.6-12.1
Female 190 29 15.6 10.4-22.8 100 50.1 41.9-58.3 29 16.1 10.9-23.2 32 18.2 12.7-25.4 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 258 34 10.9 7.6-15.5 134 51.5 44.2-58.8 38 14.4 10.1-20.0 51 22.7 17.0-29.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1
Other 42 7 19.1 8.8-36.6 22 46.3 29.8-63.6 4 6.4 2.0-18.4 8 22.9 11.0-41.7 1 5.3 0.8-29.3
AGE
40-44 39 6 14.4 6.2-29.7 15 42.7 26.7-60.4 5 12.0 4.8-26.7 13 30.9 17.6-48.4 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 261 35 12.0 8.3-17.0 141 52.7 45.3-59.8 37 13.1 9.1-18.4 46 20.5 15.0-27.4 2 1.8 0.4- 7.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 12 9.5 5.2-16.6 61 50.4 39.5-61.2 15 11.1 6.2-19.2 25 25.2 16.8-36.0 2 3.8 0.8-15.7
Some College + 185 29 14.2 9.4-20.9 95 50.6 41.9-59.3 27 13.8 9.1-20.4 34 21.4 14.8-29.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 124 17 14.1 8.3-22.9 57 39.7 29.9-50.4 18 13.7 8.0-22.4 31 29.8 20.8-40.8 1 2.7 0.4-16.8
$50,000+ 130 21 11.9 7.3-18.7 70 56.8 46.7-66.3 17 12.2 7.4-19.6 21 18.4 11.6-27.9 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0

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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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