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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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

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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
-Forsyth County 322 61 14.7 11.2-19.0 31 6.9 4.7-10.0 230 78.4 73.5-82.7
GENDER
Male 128 20 11.1 6.9-17.5 7 3.9 1.8- 8.3 101 85.0 78.0-90.0
Female 194 41 18.3 13.2-24.7 24 9.9 6.4-15.0 129 71.8 64.6-78.0
RACE
White 252 49 15.8 11.7-21.0 26 7.8 5.2-11.6 177 76.4 70.5-81.3
Other 70 12 11.8 6.2-21.1 5 4.6 1.7-11.9 53 83.6 73.3-90.5
AGE
40-44 35 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.8 0.4-17.4 34 97.2 82.6-99.6
45+ 287 61 17.4 13.3-22.5 30 7.7 5.2-11.2 196 74.9 69.2-79.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 24 16.0 10.3-24.1 17 10.5 6.3-17.1 74 73.5 64.3-81.0
Some College + 207 37 13.9 9.8-19.4 14 5.0 2.8- 8.8 156 81.0 75.0-85.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 33 21.4 14.9-29.8 22 13.6 8.7-20.6 84 64.9 55.7-73.1
$50,000+ 144 18 9.8 6.0-15.6 6 2.9 1.2- 6.8 120 87.3 81.0-91.7

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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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