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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 304 31 8.5 5.7-12.3 29 8.0 5.3-11.9 244 83.5 78.6-87.5
GENDER
Male 123 15 10.2 5.9-17.1 11 7.3 3.9-13.4 97 82.5 74.5-88.4
Female 181 16 6.8 4.0-11.4 18 8.7 5.1-14.5 147 84.5 78.0-89.4
RACE
White 255 28 9.6 6.4-14.2 26 9.1 5.9-13.6 201 81.4 75.7-86.0
Other 48 3 4.2 1.2-13.6 3 3.9 0.9-15.0 42 91.9 80.6-96.9
AGE
40-44 28 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 28 100 . - .
45+ 276 31 9.8 6.7-14.2 29 9.3 6.2-13.7 216 81.0 75.4-85.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 11 13.1 6.8-24.0 12 14.2 7.5-25.0 50 72.7 60.3-82.4
Some College + 231 20 7.0 4.3-11.0 17 6.0 3.5-10.2 194 87.0 81.8-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 109 13 10.6 5.7-18.7 17 14.3 8.3-23.3 79 75.2 65.0-83.2
$50,000+ 160 12 5.9 3.2-10.6 7 3.8 1.7- 8.4 141 90.3 84.6-94.1

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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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