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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

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

Have you been told by an eye doctor or other health care professional
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
-Onslow County 284 56 15.5 11.7-20.3 35 8.3 5.7-12.0 193 76.2 70.7-80.9
GENDER
Male 123 19 11.6 7.2-18.3 10 5.0 2.6- 9.5 94 83.4 76.1-88.8
Female 161 37 19.5 13.8-26.8 25 11.8 7.5-18.2 99 68.7 60.5-75.8
RACE
White 218 46 17.6 12.9-23.5 32 9.8 6.6-14.4 140 72.6 65.9-78.4
Other 63 10 10.0 5.0-19.1 3 4.3 1.3-13.7 50 85.7 75.2-92.2
AGE
40-44 34 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 34 100 . - .
45+ 250 56 19.1 14.5-24.8 35 10.3 7.1-14.8 159 70.6 64.2-76.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 26 13.8 9.1-20.5 24 12.1 7.6-18.9 84 74.0 65.7-80.9
Some College + 150 30 17.0 11.6-24.4 11 4.8 2.5- 8.8 109 78.2 70.6-84.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 31 19.3 13.1-27.4 20 11.9 7.1-19.1 85 68.8 59.7-76.7
$50,000+ 108 17 11.4 6.8-18.4 6 3.1 1.3- 7.1 85 85.5 78.2-90.7

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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.

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