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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 321 20 4.7 2.9- 7.5 301 95.3 92.5-97.1
GENDER
Male 128 7 3.7 1.6- 8.1 121 96.3 91.9-98.4
Female 193 13 5.7 3.1-10.1 180 94.3 89.9-96.9
RACE
White 251 14 4.6 2.6- 8.0 237 95.4 92.0-97.4
Other 70 6 4.9 2.0-11.7 64 95.1 88.3-98.0
AGE
40-44 35 0 0.0 . - . 35 100 . - .
45+ 286 20 5.6 3.4- 8.9 266 94.4 91.1-96.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 9 5.9 2.9-11.9 106 94.1 88.1-97.1
Some College + 206 11 4.0 2.1- 7.5 195 96.0 92.5-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 14 8.9 5.0-15.3 125 91.1 84.7-95.0
$50,000+ 143 4 2.4 0.9- 6.6 139 97.6 93.4-99.1

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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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