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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 286 11 3.7 2.0- 6.7 275 96.3 93.3-98.0
GENDER
Male 108 6 5.4 2.4-11.8 102 94.6 88.2-97.6
Female 178 5 2.2 0.9- 5.3 173 97.8 94.7-99.1
RACE
White 260 11 4.0 2.2- 7.4 249 96.0 92.6-97.8
Other 25 0 0.0 . - . 25 100 . - .
AGE
40-44 24 0 0.0 . - . 24 100 . - .
45+ 262 11 4.2 2.3- 7.7 251 95.8 92.3-97.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 2 2.4 0.5- 9.9 91 97.6 90.1-99.5
Some College + 192 9 4.3 2.1- 8.3 183 95.7 91.7-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 157 5 3.2 1.2- 8.1 152 96.8 91.9-98.8
$50,000+ 99 5 4.6 1.9-10.6 94 95.4 89.4-98.1

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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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