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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 304 53 14.7 10.9-19.6 35 7.7 5.3-11.0 216 77.6 72.2-82.3
GENDER
Male 92 13 8.9 4.9-15.6 11 6.4 3.3-11.8 68 84.7 76.9-90.3
Female 212 40 18.7 13.4-25.7 24 8.6 5.5-13.3 148 72.6 65.4-78.9
RACE
White 217 37 13.7 9.7-19.1 26 8.1 5.3-12.3 154 78.1 72.0-83.2
Other 84 15 17.0 9.3-29.0 8 6.4 2.9-13.2 61 76.7 64.2-85.7
AGE
40-44 35 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 35 100 . - .
45+ 269 53 17.7 13.1-23.4 35 9.3 6.4-13.2 181 73.1 66.9-78.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 29 23.1 15.1-33.7 16 9.5 5.6-15.9 70 67.4 56.2-76.9
Some College + 188 24 9.7 6.3-14.5 18 6.0 3.5-10.1 146 84.4 78.7-88.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 31 17.9 11.8-26.2 20 8.5 5.3-13.3 103 73.7 64.9-80.9
$50,000+ 120 13 8.1 4.6-14.1 5 3.5 1.2- 9.6 102 88.4 81.4-93.0

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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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