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Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years

This indicator shows the percentage of adults who had an eye exam (during which the pupils were dilated) in the past two years.

Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years

57.5
53.7
Comparison: U.S. Value 

53.7

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Categories: Health / Vision
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Taking care of your eyes also may benefit your overall health. People with vision problems are more likely than those with good vision to have diabetes, poor hearing, heart problems, high blood pressure, lower back pain and stroke, as well as have increased risk for falls, injury and depression.

Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years : Time Series

2008: 58.7 2011: 53.7

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Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Age Group

18-39: 38.9 40-64: 57.0 65+: 84.1 Overall: 53.7

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Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Gender

Female: 60.1 Male: 47.2 Overall: 53.7

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Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Income

Low Income: 46.2 Mid/High Income: 54.0 Overall: 53.7

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Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 60.6 Hispanic: 50.8 White, non-Hispanic: 53.9 Overall: 53.7

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Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 48.2 Southeast Omaha: 53.5 Northwest Omaha: 56.8 Southwest Omaha: 57.0 Western Douglas County: 50.6 Overall: 53.7

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Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years

Comparison: Prior Value 

53.7

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Categories: Health / Vision
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

Taking care of your eyes also may benefit your overall health. People with vision problems are more likely than those with good vision to have diabetes, poor hearing, heart problems, high blood pressure, lower back pain and stroke, as well as have increased risk for falls, injury and depression.

Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years : Time Series

2008: 58.7 2011: 53.7

percent

Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Age Group

18-39: 38.9 40-64: 57.0 65+: 84.1 Overall: 53.7

percent

Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Gender

Female: 60.1 Male: 47.2 Overall: 53.7

percent

Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Income

Low Income: 46.2 Mid/High Income: 54.0 Overall: 53.7

percent

Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 60.6 Hispanic: 50.8 White, non-Hispanic: 53.9 Overall: 53.7

percent

Percent of Adults Who Have Had an Eye Exam in Past Two Years, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 48.2 Southeast Omaha: 53.5 Northwest Omaha: 56.8 Southwest Omaha: 57.0 Western Douglas County: 50.6 Overall: 53.7

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