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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 304 17 4.5 2.5- 7.9 287 95.5 92.1-97.5
GENDER
Male 123 6 4.0 1.6- 9.6 117 96.0 90.4-98.4
Female 181 11 4.9 2.3-10.1 170 95.1 89.9-97.7
RACE
White 255 15 4.6 2.5- 8.4 240 95.4 91.6-97.5
Other 48 2 3.9 0.7-18.2 46 96.1 81.8-99.3
AGE
40-44 28 0 0.0 . - . 28 100 . - .
45+ 276 17 5.2 2.9- 9.0 259 94.8 91.0-97.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 73 7 6.7 2.6-15.8 66 93.3 84.2-97.4
Some College + 231 10 3.8 1.8- 7.7 221 96.2 92.3-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 109 11 10.2 5.1-19.4 98 89.8 80.6-94.9
$50,000+ 160 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 157 99.2 97.6-99.8

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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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