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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

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

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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
-Catawba County 343 64 16.3 12.6-21.0 32 7.3 4.8-11.0 247 76.3 71.0-80.9
GENDER
Male 140 22 13.4 8.5-20.6 11 6.0 3.1-11.3 107 80.6 72.7-86.6
Female 203 42 19.3 14.0-25.9 21 8.7 5.1-14.4 140 72.1 64.6-78.5
RACE
White 312 60 17.0 13.0-22.0 31 7.3 4.9-10.7 221 75.7 70.2-80.5
Other 29 4 12.1 4.0-31.1 1 7.9 1.1-38.9 24 80.0 57.0-92.4
AGE
40-44 29 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 29 100 . - .
45+ 314 64 18.7 14.4-23.9 32 8.4 5.5-12.5 218 72.9 67.1-78.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 26 14.8 9.7-21.9 20 10.3 6.0-17.1 108 75.0 66.6-81.8
Some College + 189 38 17.8 12.6-24.4 12 4.6 2.5- 8.4 139 77.6 70.6-83.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 37 16.0 11.3-22.3 22 9.5 5.6-15.5 131 74.5 67.0-80.8
$50,000+ 113 18 15.3 9.4-23.9 4 2.9 0.9- 9.0 91 81.8 72.8-88.3

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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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