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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 284 14 3.2 1.8- 5.7 270 96.8 94.3-98.2
GENDER
Male 103 4 2.9 1.0- 8.1 99 97.1 91.9-99.0
Female 181 10 3.5 1.8- 6.7 171 96.5 93.3-98.2
RACE
White 182 8 3.1 1.5- 6.3 174 96.9 93.7-98.5
Other 100 6 3.5 1.4- 8.6 94 96.5 91.4-98.6
AGE
40-44 33 0 0.0 . - . 33 100 . - .
45+ 251 14 4.0 2.2- 7.1 237 96.0 92.9-97.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 79 6 4.9 1.9-12.0 73 95.1 88.0-98.1
Some College + 205 8 2.5 1.2- 5.1 197 97.5 94.9-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 116 7 4.5 1.9-10.3 109 95.5 89.7-98.1
$50,000+ 139 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0 134 98.0 95.0-99.2

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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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