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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 11,971 6,988 60.6 59.4-61.8 4,983 39.4 38.2-40.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 299 186 63.7 57.2-69.7 113 36.3 30.3-42.8
Buncombe 280 140 50.8 44.2-57.4 140 49.2 42.6-55.8
Cabarrus 277 168 63.0 56.0-69.5 109 37.0 30.5-44.0
Catawba 340 182 54.1 47.8-60.3 158 45.9 39.7-52.2
Cumberland 358 246 72.1 66.7-77.0 112 27.9 23.0-33.3
Davidson 304 170 59.2 52.6-65.6 134 40.8 34.4-47.4
Durham 284 198 67.5 60.4-73.9 86 32.5 26.1-39.6
Forsyth 317 208 66.4 59.9-72.3 109 33.6 27.7-40.1
Gaston 311 176 57.7 51.2-63.9 135 42.3 36.1-48.8
Guilford 325 206 67.2 61.0-72.8 119 32.8 27.2-39.0
Iredell 324 176 56.3 49.8-62.7 148 43.7 37.3-50.2
Johnston 338 194 61.7 55.2-67.9 144 38.3 32.1-44.8
Mecklenburg 517 317 61.4 56.2-66.3 200 38.6 33.7-43.8
New Hanover 305 177 59.0 52.6-65.2 128 41.0 34.8-47.4
Onslow 279 184 66.8 60.2-72.8 95 33.2 27.2-39.8
Orange 297 207 70.0 63.5-75.7 90 30.0 24.3-36.5
Pitt 302 193 66.2 59.4-72.4 109 33.8 27.6-40.6
Randolph 296 149 54.3 47.8-60.7 147 45.7 39.3-52.2
Robeson 290 157 52.0 45.0-59.0 133 48.0 41.0-55.0
Rowan 360 197 54.2 47.7-60.5 163 45.8 39.5-52.3
Union 300 189 63.6 56.6-70.0 111 36.4 30.0-43.4
Wake 416 292 71.9 66.5-76.7 124 28.1 23.3-33.5
Wayne 341 198 60.4 54.0-66.5 143 39.6 33.5-46.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 4,027 2,416 61.4 59.5-63.3 1,611 38.6 36.7-40.5
Piedmont 5,750 3,458 62.4 60.8-64.1 2,292 37.6 35.9-39.2
Western NC 2,290 1,169 51.9 49.3-54.4 1,121 48.1 45.6-50.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,500 763 49.9 46.8-53.1 737 50.1 46.9-53.2
Northwest 2,563 1,404 57.4 54.9-59.8 1,159 42.6 40.2-45.1
Charlotte 1,596 951 59.6 56.4-62.7 645 40.4 37.3-43.6
Greensboro 1,381 849 64.8 61.4-68.0 532 35.2 32.0-38.6
Southern Regional 1,133 696 62.2 58.4-65.7 437 37.8 34.3-41.6
Coastal 624 349 57.5 52.9-62.0 275 42.5 38.0-47.1
Wake 1,230 790 67.3 63.8-70.7 440 32.7 29.3-36.2
Area L 378 227 63.5 57.7-68.9 151 36.5 31.1-42.3
Eastern 1,662 1,014 61.1 58.0-64.2 648 38.9 35.8-42.0

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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.

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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