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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 7,147 1,498 17.9 16.6-19.4 5,649 82.1 80.6-83.4
RACE
White 5,392 1,158 19.1 17.4-20.8 4,234 80.9 79.2-82.6
African American 1,219 249 16.2 13.4-19.5 970 83.8 80.5-86.6
Other Minorities 484 86 13.2 9.3-18.4 398 86.8 81.6-90.7
AGE
18-34 833 75 11.4 8.6-14.9 758 88.6 85.1-91.4
35-44 955 110 11.9 9.1-15.4 845 88.1 84.6-90.9
45-54 1,296 238 18.2 15.3-21.5 1,058 81.8 78.5-84.7
55-64 1,514 324 22.3 19.3-25.6 1,190 77.7 74.4-80.7
65-74 1,313 334 24.2 21.1-27.6 979 75.8 72.4-78.9
75+ 1,133 397 34.4 30.4-38.5 736 65.6 61.5-69.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 870 274 26.9 22.5-31.7 596 73.1 68.3-77.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,053 452 16.4 14.2-18.8 1,601 83.6 81.2-85.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,894 408 19.0 16.3-22.0 1,486 81.0 78.0-83.7
College Graduate 2,315 361 12.9 11.2-14.9 1,954 87.1 85.1-88.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 955 304 28.0 23.7-32.7 651 72.0 67.3-76.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,236 318 23.5 19.7-27.8 918 76.5 72.2-80.3
$25,000- 34,999 678 139 15.3 12.0-19.3 539 84.7 80.7-88.0
$35,000- 49,999 824 157 16.2 12.7-20.5 667 83.8 79.5-87.3
$50,000- 74,999 757 103 10.4 7.6-14.3 654 89.6 85.7-92.4
$75,000+ 1,232 160 10.3 8.3-12.6 1,072 89.7 87.4-91.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,200 762 34.5 31.3-37.9 1,438 65.5 62.1-68.7
No 4,616 684 12.2 10.9-13.7 3,932 87.8 86.3-89.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 147 27 17.6 10.3-28.5 120 82.4 71.5-89.7
Non-Veteran 6,998 1,471 17.9 16.6-19.4 5,527 82.1 80.6-83.4

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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