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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 419 55 12.4 9.3-16.4 226 52.6 47.1-58.1 59 13.9 10.5-18.2 73 18.5 14.6-23.2 6 2.5 1.0- 6.4
GENDER
Male 177 23 11.6 7.4-17.5 95 52.6 44.4-60.7 18 11.7 7.2-18.4 40 23.3 17.2-30.8 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
Female 242 32 13.2 9.0-19.1 131 52.7 45.2-60.0 41 16.3 11.7-22.3 33 13.6 9.1-19.7 5 4.2 1.4-11.8
RACE
White 331 40 12.1 8.6-16.7 188 55.1 49.0-61.0 46 13.7 10.1-18.4 56 18.8 14.5-24.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
Other 88 15 13.2 7.4-22.3 38 46.3 34.3-58.7 13 14.6 7.9-25.2 17 17.7 10.2-29.0 5 8.3 3.0-21.0
AGE
40-44 59 11 18.4 10.1-31.2 24 37.5 25.3-51.5 8 14.6 7.1-27.8 15 27.9 16.8-42.5 1 1.7 0.2-10.9
45+ 360 44 10.9 7.9-15.0 202 56.3 50.3-62.2 51 13.8 10.2-18.4 58 16.2 12.4-21.0 5 2.7 0.9- 7.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 15 16.4 9.4-27.1 44 38.5 28.1-50.0 16 20.0 11.9-31.7 16 19.4 11.2-31.5 2 5.7 1.2-22.8
Some College + 325 40 11.1 7.9-15.4 181 57.0 50.8-63.0 43 12.1 8.7-16.5 57 18.3 14.0-23.5 4 1.5 0.5- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 20 12.6 7.7-19.9 74 44.5 35.3-54.1 23 14.4 9.1-22.2 33 23.7 16.2-33.1 3 4.8 1.2-16.9
$50,000+ 220 29 13.2 8.9-19.0 134 59.9 52.4-66.9 27 12.6 8.4-18.5 28 13.1 9.0-18.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2

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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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