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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 312 61 14.1 10.7-18.4 41 10.4 7.4-14.5 210 75.5 70.1-80.2
GENDER
Male 133 20 11.2 6.9-17.6 13 8.5 4.7-14.7 100 80.4 72.6-86.4
Female 179 41 16.9 12.0-23.2 28 12.3 8.0-18.4 110 70.8 62.9-77.6
RACE
White 290 59 14.5 10.9-19.0 38 10.6 7.4-15.0 193 74.9 69.2-79.8
Other 20 1 5.7 0.8-31.7 3 8.6 2.6-25.3 16 85.7 64.5-95.2
AGE
40-44 28 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 28 100 . - .
45+ 284 61 16.9 12.8-21.8 41 12.5 8.9-17.2 182 70.7 64.6-76.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 186 40 14.5 10.3-20.1 32 13.2 9.0-18.9 114 72.3 65.1-78.5
Some College + 126 21 13.4 8.3-20.9 9 6.2 2.9-12.8 96 80.4 71.8-86.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 47 18.6 13.5-25.0 32 12.3 8.4-17.6 111 69.1 61.5-75.9
$50,000+ 85 7 6.6 2.9-14.0 3 4.9 1.6-14.4 75 88.5 78.9-94.1

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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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