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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 330 58 12.9 9.5-17.1 53 10.8 8.0-14.3 219 76.4 71.3-80.8
GENDER
Male 111 14 10.2 5.5-18.2 8 4.2 2.0- 8.7 89 85.6 77.4-91.2
Female 219 44 14.9 10.9-20.2 45 15.8 11.5-21.3 130 69.3 62.5-75.3
RACE
White 293 48 11.2 8.2-15.1 47 10.8 7.9-14.6 198 78.0 73.0-82.3
Other 35 10 23.2 10.8-42.8 5 8.6 3.3-20.4 20 68.3 48.8-82.9
AGE
40-44 42 1 4.2 0.6-24.2 0 0.0 . - . 41 95.8 75.8-99.4
45+ 288 57 15.3 11.5-20.1 53 13.8 10.3-18.3 178 70.9 65.0-76.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 37 18.2 12.7-25.3 34 16.0 11.1-22.5 85 65.8 57.4-73.4
Some College + 172 21 8.6 5.0-14.4 18 5.9 3.5- 9.8 133 85.4 79.2-90.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 30 13.8 9.2-20.1 34 16.6 11.5-23.3 89 69.7 61.5-76.7
$50,000+ 124 17 10.1 5.7-17.3 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 102 87.6 80.3-92.5

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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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