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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 301 64 17.1 13.1-22.1 49 12.2 9.0-16.4 188 70.7 64.9-75.8
Buncombe 286 46 14.7 11.0-19.6 40 10.8 7.7-14.9 200 74.4 68.8-79.4
Cabarrus 281 41 9.3 6.6-12.9 37 9.1 6.3-13.1 203 81.6 76.7-85.7
Catawba 343 64 16.3 12.6-21.0 32 7.3 4.8-11.0 247 76.3 71.0-80.9
Cumberland 360 59 12.8 9.6-16.8 53 11.3 8.2-15.3 248 76.0 70.9-80.4
Davidson 312 61 14.1 10.7-18.4 41 10.4 7.4-14.5 210 75.5 70.1-80.2
Durham 285 46 11.9 8.4-16.6 33 7.9 5.2-11.8 206 80.2 74.7-84.7
Forsyth 322 61 14.7 11.2-19.0 31 6.9 4.7-10.0 230 78.4 73.5-82.7
Gaston 318 63 16.1 12.4-20.7 50 11.1 8.2-14.8 205 72.8 67.4-77.6
Guilford 332 67 17.7 13.2-23.2 53 11.7 8.6-15.7 212 70.6 64.6-76.0
Iredell 330 58 12.9 9.5-17.1 53 10.8 8.0-14.3 219 76.4 71.3-80.8
Johnston 340 54 11.0 8.2-14.7 27 5.7 3.3- 9.6 259 83.3 78.6-87.1
Mecklenburg 520 83 12.3 9.3-16.1 75 11.1 8.4-14.4 362 76.6 72.2-80.6
New Hanover 311 61 16.7 12.6-21.9 44 11.2 8.1-15.4 206 72.0 66.2-77.2
Onslow 284 56 15.5 11.7-20.3 35 8.3 5.7-12.0 193 76.2 70.7-80.9
Orange 304 31 8.5 5.7-12.3 29 8.0 5.3-11.9 244 83.5 78.6-87.5
Pitt 304 53 14.7 10.9-19.6 35 7.7 5.3-11.0 216 77.6 72.2-82.3
Randolph 305 54 13.6 10.1-18.1 35 8.3 5.7-11.9 216 78.1 72.9-82.6
Robeson 289 43 10.8 7.7-15.0 43 11.6 8.3-16.0 203 77.6 72.1-82.3
Rowan 366 64 14.2 10.8-18.4 42 8.2 5.9-11.3 260 77.6 72.8-81.8
Union 304 41 9.9 6.9-14.0 43 10.9 7.7-15.3 220 79.2 73.8-83.7
Wake 417 57 10.8 8.1-14.4 39 7.9 5.6-11.0 321 81.3 77.0-85.0
Wayne 347 61 14.1 10.5-18.6 48 10.1 7.4-13.6 238 75.8 70.6-80.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 4,069 745 14.4 13.2-15.6 555 10.5 9.5-11.6 2,769 75.1 73.6-76.6
Piedmont 5,847 1,001 13.6 12.5-14.7 769 10.1 9.2-11.1 4,077 76.3 74.9-77.6
Western NC 2,347 429 15.5 13.9-17.2 344 11.3 10.0-12.8 1,574 73.2 71.1-75.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,532 274 15.0 13.2-17.1 242 12.0 10.4-13.9 1,016 72.9 70.3-75.3
Northwest 2,621 489 15.4 13.8-17.1 314 9.0 7.8-10.3 1,818 75.6 73.6-77.5
Charlotte 1,615 266 12.9 11.0-15.0 236 11.3 9.6-13.2 1,113 75.8 73.2-78.3
Greensboro 1,414 250 15.6 13.2-18.2 192 10.6 8.9-12.7 972 73.8 70.8-76.6
Southern Regional 1,141 183 12.6 10.7-14.9 178 12.8 10.4-15.6 780 74.6 71.3-77.6
Coastal 635 127 16.3 13.5-19.5 89 10.4 8.3-13.1 419 73.3 69.5-76.8
Wake 1,242 189 11.6 9.7-13.9 132 8.4 6.7-10.4 921 80.0 77.2-82.5
Area L 385 76 14.6 11.4-18.6 50 11.1 8.1-14.9 259 74.3 69.4-78.7
Eastern 1,678 321 15.0 13.2-17.0 235 10.7 9.1-12.4 1,122 74.3 71.8-76.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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