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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 276 14 4.7 2.6- 8.2 120 41.4 34.2-49.1 51 17.5 13.1-23.1 66 27.7 21.6-34.8 25 8.6 5.6-12.9
GENDER
Male 94 3 2.8 0.8- 9.5 35 41.5 28.8-55.5 17 13.6 8.0-22.2 29 34.1 23.2-47.0 10 7.9 4.0-15.0
Female 182 11 6.2 3.3-11.4 85 41.3 33.7-49.4 34 20.7 14.8-28.2 37 22.6 16.2-30.6 15 9.2 5.3-15.3
RACE
White 189 7 3.4 1.5- 7.7 79 40.7 31.6-50.4 39 20.0 14.3-27.3 47 27.9 20.6-36.6 17 8.0 4.8-13.1
Other 87 7 7.5 3.4-15.6 41 43.0 31.8-55.0 12 12.3 6.8-21.2 19 27.4 17.1-40.8 8 9.9 4.7-19.5
AGE
40-44 30 1 1.8 0.2-12.3 10 40.0 18.2-66.6 8 19.1 8.6-37.5 8 32.0 15.2-55.4 3 7.1 2.0-22.4
45+ 246 13 5.4 3.0- 9.6 110 41.8 35.1-48.8 43 17.2 12.6-22.9 58 26.7 20.6-33.9 22 9.0 5.8-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 6 2.5 1.0- 5.7 57 38.0 27.2-50.2 23 15.4 9.7-23.4 39 34.2 24.5-45.3 15 10.0 5.6-17.0
Some College + 136 8 7.2 3.5-14.1 63 45.2 36.3-54.5 28 20.0 13.7-28.1 27 20.5 13.8-29.5 10 7.1 3.8-13.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 143 10 7.8 4.0-14.8 57 32.3 24.6-41.2 26 16.9 11.3-24.4 35 32.3 23.2-42.9 15 10.7 6.1-18.0
$50,000+ 99 3 2.2 0.7- 6.7 49 51.6 39.1-64.0 18 15.8 9.6-24.8 21 23.1 14.5-34.8 8 7.3 3.5-14.4

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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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