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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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 12,231 684 4.8 4.4- 5.3 11,547 95.2 94.7-95.6
-New Hanover County 310 17 4.5 2.5- 7.7 293 95.5 92.3-97.5
GENDER
Male 117 6 3.5 1.3- 8.6 111 96.5 91.4-98.7
Female 193 11 5.3 2.6-10.4 182 94.7 89.6-97.4
RACE
White 269 15 4.8 2.6- 8.5 254 95.2 91.5-97.4
Other 39 2 2.8 0.6-11.9 37 97.2 88.1-99.4
AGE
40-44 27 0 0.0 . - . 27 100 . - .
45+ 283 17 5.1 2.9- 8.8 266 94.9 91.2-97.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 90 5 3.4 1.4- 8.4 85 96.6 91.6-98.6
Some College + 219 12 4.9 2.5- 9.3 207 95.1 90.7-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 10 4.6 2.3- 8.9 125 95.4 91.1-97.7
$50,000+ 130 5 4.7 1.8-11.4 125 95.3 88.6-98.2

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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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