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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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

Have you EVER been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional that you had glaucoma?

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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
-Gaston County 321 11 3.4 1.8- 6.5 310 96.6 93.5-98.2
GENDER
Male 130 6 4.7 2.0-10.6 124 95.3 89.4-98.0
Female 191 5 2.3 0.8- 6.1 186 97.7 93.9-99.2
RACE
White 285 9 3.2 1.6- 6.5 276 96.8 93.5-98.4
Other 36 2 4.7 1.0-20.0 34 95.3 80.0-99.0
AGE
40-44 31 0 0.0 . - . 31 100 . - .
45+ 290 11 4.1 2.2- 7.7 279 95.9 92.3-97.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 10 6.2 3.1-11.7 164 93.8 88.3-96.9
Some College + 147 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 146 99.6 96.9-99.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 9 6.2 3.1-12.0 164 93.8 88.0-96.9
$50,000+ 98 0 0.0 . - . 98 100 . - .

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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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