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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,231 684 4.8 4.4- 5.3 11,547 95.2 94.7-95.6
-Alamance County 300 22 5.4 3.4- 8.4 278 94.6 91.6-96.6
GENDER
Male 91 6 4.3 1.9- 9.7 85 95.7 90.3-98.1
Female 209 16 6.0 3.5-10.1 193 94.0 89.9-96.5
RACE
White 249 16 4.6 2.7- 7.8 233 95.4 92.2-97.3
Other 50 6 8.8 3.7-19.9 44 91.2 80.1-96.3
AGE
40-44 27 0 0.0 . - . 27 100 . - .
45+ 273 22 6.3 4.0- 9.7 251 93.7 90.3-96.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 9 5.4 2.7-10.5 124 94.6 89.5-97.3
Some College + 166 13 5.4 3.0- 9.7 153 94.6 90.3-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 16 8.6 5.1-14.3 134 91.4 85.7-94.9
$50,000+ 103 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9 101 98.9 95.1-99.8

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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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