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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 332 67 17.7 13.2-23.2 53 11.7 8.6-15.7 212 70.6 64.6-76.0
GENDER
Male 123 23 18.8 11.4-29.4 21 9.6 5.8-15.4 79 71.6 61.2-80.1
Female 209 44 16.8 12.2-22.7 32 13.4 9.1-19.2 133 69.8 62.7-76.1
RACE
White 265 54 17.3 13.1-22.6 48 14.5 10.6-19.5 163 68.2 61.8-73.9
Other 65 13 18.9 9.6-33.9 5 5.7 2.2-14.0 47 75.4 60.8-85.8
AGE
40-44 28 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 28 100 . - .
45+ 304 67 20.2 15.2-26.3 53 13.3 9.8-17.8 184 66.5 60.0-72.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 28 19.0 12.3-28.1 28 15.7 10.2-23.4 75 65.3 55.2-74.1
Some College + 201 39 16.9 11.4-24.4 25 9.3 6.0-14.2 137 73.8 66.1-80.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 32 17.1 11.3-25.0 25 11.6 7.5-17.6 93 71.3 62.5-78.7
$50,000+ 137 23 14.3 9.3-21.3 12 6.5 3.4-11.8 102 79.3 71.5-85.4

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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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