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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)

Have you been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional
that you NOW have cataracts?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, but had them removed No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,263 2,175 14.1 13.3-14.8 1,668 10.4 9.8-11.1 8,420 75.5 74.6-76.5
-Alamance County 301 64 17.1 13.1-22.1 49 12.2 9.0-16.4 188 70.7 64.9-75.8
GENDER
Male 93 14 13.6 7.8-22.6 12 9.0 5.0-15.9 67 77.4 67.6-84.9
Female 208 50 19.2 14.2-25.5 37 14.1 9.9-19.7 121 66.7 59.4-73.3
RACE
White 250 55 18.0 13.5-23.5 44 12.6 9.2-17.1 151 69.5 63.1-75.2
Other 50 9 13.7 6.3-27.2 5 10.8 4.2-24.9 36 75.5 60.3-86.3
AGE
40-44 27 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 27 100 . - .
45+ 274 64 19.9 15.3-25.5 49 14.2 10.5-18.9 161 65.9 59.5-71.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 29 16.7 11.2-24.3 23 13.8 8.9-20.8 82 69.5 60.7-77.1
Some College + 166 35 17.5 12.1-24.5 26 11.0 7.2-16.5 105 71.5 63.7-78.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 151 40 21.3 15.2-28.9 30 15.5 10.5-22.3 81 63.2 54.4-71.3
$50,000+ 103 10 7.9 3.8-15.7 7 4.6 2.1-10.1 86 87.4 79.3-92.7

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^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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