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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,371 1,204 15.1 13.8-16.5 5,167 84.9 83.5-86.2
GENDER
Male 2,440 422 13.1 11.4-15.1 2,018 86.9 84.9-88.6
Female 3,931 782 16.9 15.2-18.9 3,149 83.1 81.1-84.8
RACE
White 4,865 943 15.9 14.4-17.6 3,922 84.1 82.4-85.6
African American 1,062 190 13.7 11.0-16.8 872 86.3 83.2-89.0
Other minorities 394 66 12.7 9.0-17.7 328 87.3 82.3-91.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 311 40 11.3 7.0-17.7 271 88.7 82.3-93.0
Non-Hispanic 6,041 1,160 15.5 14.1-16.9 4,881 84.5 83.1-85.9
AGE
18-34 786 73 10.6 8.1-13.7 713 89.4 86.3-91.9
35-54 2,136 284 12.0 10.2-14.1 1,852 88.0 85.9-89.8
55-64 1,302 253 20.4 17.2-24.1 1,049 79.6 75.9-82.8
65-74 1,148 276 23.7 20.3-27.5 872 76.3 72.5-79.7
75+ 916 300 28.9 24.9-33.3 616 71.1 66.7-75.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 713 177 18.6 14.9-23.0 536 81.4 77.0-85.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,725 356 14.8 12.6-17.3 1,369 85.2 82.7-87.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,525 307 17.0 14.3-20.1 1,218 83.0 79.9-85.7
College Graduate 2,384 360 11.5 9.9-13.4 2,024 88.5 86.6-90.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 637 190 25.3 20.5-30.7 447 74.7 69.3-79.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,041 256 19.4 15.8-23.6 785 80.6 76.4-84.2
$25,000- 34,999 577 109 14.0 10.4-18.6 468 86.0 81.4-89.6
$35,000- 49,999 749 145 18.3 14.3-23.0 604 81.7 77.0-85.7
$50,000+ 2,248 276 8.8 7.3-10.5 1,972 91.2 89.5-92.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,718 534 27.6 24.4-31.1 1,184 72.4 68.9-75.6
No 4,338 626 11.8 10.5-13.4 3,712 88.2 86.6-89.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 803 178 21.3 17.2-26.1 625 78.7 73.9-82.8
Non-Veteran 5,565 1,026 14.4 13.1-15.8 4,539 85.6 84.2-86.9

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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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