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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

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

Have you been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional
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
-Cumberland County 360 59 12.8 9.6-16.8 53 11.3 8.2-15.3 248 76.0 70.9-80.4
GENDER
Male 123 18 10.9 6.6-17.5 15 8.8 4.6-16.2 90 80.3 71.8-86.7
Female 237 41 14.2 10.1-19.6 38 13.1 9.2-18.4 158 72.6 66.1-78.3
RACE
White 219 37 12.2 8.6-17.0 39 13.1 9.4-18.1 143 74.7 68.5-80.0
Other 139 22 13.9 8.7-21.6 14 8.7 4.2-17.2 103 77.4 68.1-84.6
AGE
40-44 46 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-11.7 45 98.2 88.3-99.8
45+ 314 59 15.5 11.7-20.2 52 13.3 9.6-18.0 203 71.2 65.4-76.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 27 14.6 9.6-21.5 35 15.9 11.0-22.5 101 69.5 61.3-76.6
Some College + 195 32 11.6 7.9-16.7 18 7.8 4.3-13.7 145 80.6 73.9-86.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 200 38 14.7 10.3-20.7 29 10.1 6.8-14.7 133 75.2 68.4-80.9
$50,000+ 117 13 7.9 4.4-13.8 14 10.2 5.3-18.6 90 82.0 73.1-88.3

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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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