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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 519 25 5.4 3.4- 8.5 494 94.6 91.5-96.6
GENDER
Male 218 11 6.3 3.3-11.8 207 93.7 88.2-96.7
Female 301 14 4.2 2.3- 7.7 287 95.8 92.3-97.7
RACE
White 383 11 2.2 1.1- 4.2 372 97.8 95.8-98.9
Other 136 14 11.5 6.3-19.8 122 88.5 80.2-93.7
AGE
40-44 66 2 3.9 1.0-14.4 64 96.1 85.6-99.0
45+ 453 23 5.8 3.5- 9.4 430 94.2 90.6-96.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 141 10 7.4 3.5-15.0 131 92.6 85.0-96.5
Some College + 377 15 4.5 2.5- 8.2 362 95.5 91.8-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 7 5.9 2.5-13.3 210 94.1 86.7-97.5
$50,000+ 226 9 3.8 1.9- 7.5 217 96.2 92.5-98.1

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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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