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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 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
-Mecklenburg County 517 317 61.4 56.2-66.3 200 38.6 33.7-43.8
GENDER
Male 214 120 57.1 49.2-64.7 94 42.9 35.3-50.8
Female 303 197 66.3 60.1-72.0 106 33.7 28.0-39.9
RACE
White 375 226 61.3 55.6-66.8 149 38.7 33.2-44.4
Other 141 90 61.4 51.1-70.7 51 38.6 29.3-48.9
AGE
40-44 63 45 65.2 49.7-78.0 18 34.8 22.0-50.3
45+ 445 264 59.9 54.5-65.1 181 40.1 34.9-45.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 80 53.7 43.0-64.1 60 46.3 35.9-57.0
Some College + 374 235 64.5 58.8-69.8 139 35.5 30.2-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 216 117 51.3 42.8-59.8 99 48.7 40.2-57.2
$50,000+ 222 158 72.0 65.0-78.1 64 28.0 21.9-35.0

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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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