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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 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
-Buncombe County 280 140 50.8 44.2-57.4 140 49.2 42.6-55.8
GENDER
Male 108 53 48.2 37.9-58.7 55 51.8 41.3-62.1
Female 172 87 53.1 44.9-61.1 85 46.9 38.9-55.1
RACE
White 254 127 50.9 44.0-57.8 127 49.1 42.2-56.0
Other 24 12 50.0 28.6-71.3 12 50.0 28.7-71.4
AGE
40-44 23 10 37.9 20.5-59.2 13 62.1 40.8-79.5
45+ 256 129 52.7 45.8-59.4 127 47.3 40.6-54.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 39 41.7 30.4-53.8 50 58.3 46.2-69.6
Some College + 190 101 55.4 47.7-62.8 89 44.6 37.2-52.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 65 40.5 32.0-49.6 88 59.5 50.4-68.0
$50,000+ 99 60 63.7 53.3-72.9 39 36.3 27.1-46.7

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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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