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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 285 46 11.9 8.4-16.6 33 7.9 5.2-11.8 206 80.2 74.7-84.7
GENDER
Male 103 14 8.5 4.9-14.6 7 3.3 1.5- 7.2 82 88.1 81.5-92.6
Female 182 32 14.8 9.6-22.1 26 11.9 7.4-18.5 124 73.3 65.1-80.2
RACE
White 182 28 11.5 7.8-16.7 28 10.5 7.1-15.2 126 78.0 71.7-83.3
Other 101 18 12.8 7.1-22.1 5 5.2 1.8-14.1 78 82.0 71.6-89.1
AGE
40-44 33 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.7-28.9 32 94.8 71.1-99.3
45+ 252 46 14.9 10.6-20.6 32 8.6 5.9-12.4 174 76.5 70.4-81.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 14 13.2 6.9-23.8 12 11.1 5.4-21.7 55 75.6 63.5-84.7
Some College + 204 32 11.3 7.5-16.7 21 6.4 4.0-10.2 151 82.3 76.3-87.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 22 14.8 8.9-23.6 17 12.0 6.5-21.0 78 73.2 62.7-81.6
$50,000+ 138 15 7.2 4.2-12.3 8 3.2 1.5- 6.7 115 89.5 84.0-93.3

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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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