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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 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
-Catawba County 344 14 4.1 2.2- 7.5 330 95.9 92.5-97.8
GENDER
Male 140 5 3.4 1.4- 8.0 135 96.6 92.0-98.6
Female 204 9 4.9 2.1-10.8 195 95.1 89.2-97.9
RACE
White 313 13 3.7 2.1- 6.5 300 96.3 93.5-97.9
Other 29 1 7.9 1.1-38.9 28 92.1 61.1-98.9
AGE
40-44 29 0 0.0 . - . 29 100 . - .
45+ 315 14 4.7 2.6- 8.6 301 95.3 91.4-97.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 8 5.6 2.4-12.3 147 94.4 87.7-97.6
Some College + 189 6 2.8 1.2- 6.2 183 97.2 93.8-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 9 5.7 2.7-11.9 182 94.3 88.1-97.3
$50,000+ 113 3 2.2 0.7- 7.0 110 97.8 93.0-99.3

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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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