Table 2

State Level Estimates of Frequency of Reporting Eye Care Provider Visit for adults (≥ age 40 years)- The 2006–2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (N = 118,075)
WITHIN THE PAST TWO YEARS 2 OR MORE YEARS AGO NEVER
State Specifics Sample N Estimated AnnualPopulation Percent ±  Standard Error Sample N Estimated AnnualPopulation Percent ±  Standard Error Sample N Estimated AnnualPopulation Percent ±  Standard Error
Alabama 12,484 1,654,872 79.0 ± 0.5 2,870 401,267 19.2 ± 0.4 224 38,015 1.8 ± 0.2
Alaska 2,835 1,947,321 81.6 ± 1.2 628 415,073 17.4 ± 1.2 41‡ 25,254 1.1 ±0.4‡
Connecticut 4,026 1,380,228 82.0 ± 0.8 754 292,665 17.4 ± 0.7 35‡ 10,970 0.7 ± 0.1‡
Florida 6,624 6,954,837 81.6 ± 0.6 1,310 1,369,507 16.1 ± 0.6 138 193,798 2.3 ± 0.3
Georgia 8,805 2,858,914 78.1 ± 0.5 2,072 741,347 20.2 ± 0.5 153 61,631 1.7 ± 0.2
Indiana 8,350 2,118,487 78.2 ± 0.6 2,102 554,609 20.5 ± 0.5 108 37,246 1.4 ± 0.2
Iowa 7,060 1,092,764 80.8 ± 0.5 1,445 240,577 17.8 ± 0.5 91 19,632 1.5 ± 0.2
Missouri 2,966 1,908,869 73.4 ± 1.0 935 638,409 24.6 ± 0.9 60 52,018 2.0 ± 0.3
New Mexico 3,651 640,405 75.5 ± 0.8 981 185,502 21.9 ± 0.8 96 22,269 2.6 ± 0.3
New York 7,566 6,864,984 82.0 ± 0.5 1,475 1,379,011 16.5 ± 0.5 97 124,990 1.5 ± 0.2
North Carolina 9,876 3,160,247 78.2 ± 0.5 2,262 798,792 19.8 ± 0.5 178 82,470 2.0 ± 0.2
Ohio 3,383 1,996,997 78.8 ± 1.2 787 515,389 20.3 ± 1.1 38‡ 23,356 0.9 ± 0.3‡
Tennessee 5,928 2,231,474 80.5 ± 0.7 1,142 477,692 17.2 ± 0.7 129 61,190 2.2 ± 0.3
Texas 3,777 6,950,523 77.7 ± 1.0 893 1,800,936 20.1 ± 1.0 97 189,467 2.1 ± 0.3
West Virginia 2,688 707,781 78.0 ± 0.8 673 185,309 20.4 ± 0.8 45 14,234 1.6 ± 0.2
Wyoming 4,988 188,459 78.9 ± 0.6 1,154 47,743 20.0 ± 0.6 55 2,649 1.1 ± 0.2

‡ = Estimate does not meet National Center for Health Statistic’s standard of reliability or precision given the relative standard error was greater than 30%.

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