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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne County

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)

What is the main reason you have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No prob./no reason to go Cost/insurance Access problems Not thought of it Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,414 2,190 49.7 47.7-51.6 1,106 25.9 24.1-27.7 153 3.3 2.7- 4.0 322 7.2 6.2- 8.3 643 14.0 12.8-15.4
-Wayne County 130 60 49.2 39.5-59.1 34 25.7 18.1-35.1 5 1.9 0.8- 4.6 6 5.0 2.1-11.6 25 18.2 12.1-26.5
GENDER
Male 51 36 71.5 56.4-83.0 4 8.0 2.8-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.1 2.2-20.8 8 13.3 6.4-25.7
Female 79 24 29.2 19.8-40.7 30 41.6 30.0-54.2 5 3.6 1.4- 8.6 3 3.1 1.0- 9.5 17 22.5 13.8-34.5
RACE
White 92 51 57.2 45.6-68.2 18 20.0 12.2-31.2 4 2.4 0.9- 6.4 3 4.4 1.3-13.8 16 16.0 9.5-25.6
Other 38 9 32.9 17.3-53.3 16 37.3 22.2-55.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 3 6.3 1.8-19.9 9 22.6 11.3-40.1
AGE
40-44 11 3 34.6 11.4-68.4 4 32.8 11.8-64.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.8 3.1-48.7 2 17.9 4.3-51.6
45+ 119 57 51.6 41.4-61.7 30 24.5 16.9-34.3 5 2.2 0.9- 5.4 4 3.4 1.2- 9.3 23 18.2 11.9-26.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 78 34 48.0 35.4-60.9 22 27.2 17.4-39.9 3 2.2 0.7- 6.7 4 3.8 1.4-10.1 15 18.8 11.0-30.2
Some College + 52 26 51.1 36.3-65.7 12 23.4 13.1-38.2 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 2 6.8 1.7-23.6 10 17.3 9.0-30.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 30 41.9 29.5-55.5 27 33.3 22.7-46.1 3 2.1 0.7- 6.6 4 4.0 1.5-10.5 15 18.6 10.8-30.1
$50,000+ 31 20 66.5 47.2-81.5 4 11.2 4.1-27.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.9 2.5-32.0 5 12.5 4.9-28.3

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This question was asked of those who have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months

^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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