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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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

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that you NOW have cataracts?

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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
-New Hanover County 311 61 16.7 12.6-21.9 44 11.2 8.1-15.4 206 72.0 66.2-77.2
GENDER
Male 118 15 12.5 7.0-21.2 12 7.7 3.9-14.4 91 79.9 70.5-86.8
Female 193 46 20.3 14.9-27.0 32 14.1 9.8-20.1 115 65.6 57.9-72.5
RACE
White 270 54 16.5 12.3-21.9 41 12.4 8.8-17.2 175 71.0 64.8-76.6
Other 39 7 18.6 8.1-37.0 3 4.4 1.4-13.3 29 77.0 59.2-88.6
AGE
40-44 28 1 7.5 1.1-37.8 0 0.0 . - . 27 92.5 62.2-98.9
45+ 283 60 18.2 13.8-23.6 44 13.0 9.4-17.7 179 68.8 62.7-74.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 23 23.8 14.9-35.8 19 18.3 11.4-28.1 49 57.9 46.1-68.9
Some College + 219 38 14.1 10.0-19.6 24 8.3 5.2-13.0 157 77.6 71.2-82.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 37 26.8 18.8-36.8 24 13.9 8.9-21.0 75 59.3 49.3-68.5
$50,000+ 130 15 8.4 4.9-14.0 8 5.6 2.5-11.9 107 86.1 78.9-91.1

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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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