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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have vision impairment in one or both eyes, even when wearing glasses?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,416 2,298 16.3 15.3-17.3 9,118 83.7 82.7-84.7
-Eastern NC 3,101 636 16.3 14.4-18.4 2,465 83.7 81.6-85.6
GENDER
Male 1,086 223 15.9 12.9-19.4 863 84.1 80.6-87.1
Female 2,015 413 16.7 14.4-19.3 1,602 83.3 80.7-85.6
RACE
White 2,072 434 17.3 14.8-20.0 1,638 82.7 80.0-85.2
African American 686 146 15.6 12.1-19.9 540 84.4 80.1-87.9
Other minorities 321 53 12.3 7.8-18.9 268 87.7 81.1-92.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 161 27 14.3 8.1-24.0 134 85.7 76.0-91.9
Non-Hispanic 2,929 607 16.4 14.4-18.6 2,322 83.6 81.4-85.6
AGE
18-34 467 41 8.9 5.9-13.2 426 91.1 86.8-94.1
35-54 936 131 12.6 9.9-16.0 805 87.4 84.0-90.1
55-64 680 148 21.1 16.8-26.1 532 78.9 73.9-83.2
65-74 542 149 25.8 20.8-31.4 393 74.2 68.6-79.2
75+ 442 164 43.3 35.3-51.6 278 56.7 48.4-64.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 433 127 20.9 15.8-27.1 306 79.1 72.9-84.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 965 203 17.3 13.8-21.4 762 82.7 78.6-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 837 170 14.6 11.6-18.2 667 85.4 81.8-88.4
College Graduate 861 135 12.8 10.0-16.2 726 87.2 83.8-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 429 126 22.7 17.3-29.2 303 77.3 70.8-82.7
$15,000- 24,999 516 118 19.2 14.4-25.1 398 80.8 74.9-85.6
$25,000- 34,999 301 68 16.5 11.2-23.8 233 83.5 76.2-88.8
$35,000- 49,999 425 74 15.0 10.9-20.4 351 85.0 79.6-89.1
$50,000+ 879 135 13.0 9.7-17.2 744 87.0 82.8-90.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 957 326 29.5 25.3-34.1 631 70.5 65.9-74.7
No 1,993 282 12.3 10.1-14.8 1,711 87.7 85.2-89.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 505 111 16.7 12.8-21.5 394 83.3 78.5-87.2
Non-Veteran 2,594 525 16.3 14.2-18.6 2,069 83.7 81.4-85.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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