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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 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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 300 22 5.4 3.4- 8.4 278 94.6 91.6-96.6
Buncombe 286 11 3.7 2.0- 6.7 275 96.3 93.3-98.0
Cabarrus 281 13 3.9 1.9- 7.5 268 96.1 92.5-98.1
Catawba 344 14 4.1 2.2- 7.5 330 95.9 92.5-97.8
Cumberland 357 26 5.6 3.6- 8.5 331 94.4 91.5-96.4
Davidson 311 17 4.1 2.4- 7.0 294 95.9 93.0-97.6
Durham 284 14 3.2 1.8- 5.7 270 96.8 94.3-98.2
Forsyth 321 20 4.7 2.9- 7.5 301 95.3 92.5-97.1
Gaston 321 11 3.4 1.8- 6.5 310 96.6 93.5-98.2
Guilford 330 18 3.8 2.3- 6.2 312 96.2 93.8-97.7
Iredell 327 9 1.9 1.0- 3.9 318 98.1 96.1-99.0
Johnston 340 14 5.9 2.1-15.3 326 94.1 84.7-97.9
Mecklenburg 519 25 5.4 3.4- 8.5 494 94.6 91.5-96.6
New Hanover 310 17 4.5 2.5- 7.7 293 95.5 92.3-97.5
Onslow 282 23 7.2 4.5-11.1 259 92.8 88.9-95.5
Orange 304 17 4.5 2.5- 7.9 287 95.5 92.1-97.5
Pitt 305 15 4.4 2.5- 7.7 290 95.6 92.3-97.5
Randolph 304 16 4.1 2.2- 7.6 288 95.9 92.4-97.8
Robeson 287 25 7.8 5.0-11.9 262 92.2 88.1-95.0
Rowan 365 23 5.4 3.5- 8.3 342 94.6 91.7-96.5
Union 305 10 3.7 1.8- 7.4 295 96.3 92.6-98.2
Wake 417 24 5.0 3.1- 8.0 393 95.0 92.0-96.9
Wayne 345 17 4.5 2.6- 7.8 328 95.5 92.2-97.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 4,048 271 5.9 5.1- 6.8 3,777 94.1 93.2-94.9
Piedmont 5,838 305 4.6 3.9- 5.3 5,533 95.4 94.7-96.1
Western NC 2,345 108 3.9 3.1- 4.9 2,237 96.1 95.1-96.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,533 76 4.4 3.3- 5.9 1,457 95.6 94.1-96.7
Northwest 2,613 122 3.8 3.0- 4.6 2,491 96.2 95.4-97.0
Charlotte 1,617 71 4.8 3.6- 6.4 1,546 95.2 93.6-96.4
Greensboro 1,409 83 4.6 3.4- 6.1 1,326 95.4 93.9-96.6
Southern Regional 1,133 83 5.8 4.5- 7.4 1,050 94.2 92.6-95.5
Coastal 631 31 4.1 2.7- 6.1 600 95.9 93.9-97.3
Wake 1,241 66 4.7 3.4- 6.5 1,175 95.3 93.5-96.6
Area L 381 36 7.2 5.1-10.2 345 92.8 89.8-94.9
Eastern 1,673 116 6.4 5.1- 8.0 1,557 93.6 92.0-94.9

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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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