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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 330 18 3.8 2.3- 6.2 312 96.2 93.8-97.7
GENDER
Male 122 4 1.4 0.5- 4.3 118 98.6 95.7-99.5
Female 208 14 5.7 3.2- 9.9 194 94.3 90.1-96.8
RACE
White 263 12 3.5 1.9- 6.3 251 96.5 93.7-98.1
Other 65 6 4.5 1.8-10.9 59 95.5 89.1-98.2
AGE
40-44 28 0 0.0 . - . 28 100 . - .
45+ 302 18 4.3 2.6- 7.1 284 95.7 92.9-97.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 8 3.7 1.7- 8.0 123 96.3 92.0-98.3
Some College + 199 10 3.8 1.9- 7.3 189 96.2 92.7-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 149 11 4.7 2.4- 8.8 138 95.3 91.2-97.6
$50,000+ 136 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 131 97.7 94.3-99.1

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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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