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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

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

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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
-Cabarrus County 281 41 9.3 6.6-12.9 37 9.1 6.3-13.1 203 81.6 76.7-85.7
GENDER
Male 109 9 5.4 2.6-11.1 12 7.4 3.8-14.1 88 87.1 79.5-92.2
Female 172 32 12.9 8.8-18.4 25 10.7 6.9-16.2 115 76.4 69.4-82.2
RACE
White 242 35 9.6 6.6-13.7 35 10.4 7.1-15.0 172 80.0 74.4-84.6
Other 38 6 7.8 3.1-18.1 2 3.1 0.7-12.8 30 89.2 77.6-95.1
AGE
40-44 30 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 29 97.8 85.7-99.7
45+ 251 41 11.0 7.8-15.2 36 10.4 7.1-15.0 174 78.6 72.9-83.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 22 12.4 7.6-19.4 23 13.1 7.9-20.8 81 74.6 65.3-82.0
Some College + 154 19 7.1 4.3-11.3 14 6.4 3.6-11.1 121 86.6 80.9-90.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 25 13.1 8.5-19.6 27 16.7 10.8-24.8 87 70.2 61.3-77.9
$50,000+ 104 10 5.6 2.7-11.3 6 3.7 1.5- 8.4 88 90.7 84.3-94.7

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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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