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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 305 54 13.6 10.1-18.1 35 8.3 5.7-11.9 216 78.1 72.9-82.6
GENDER
Male 104 21 15.5 9.5-24.3 10 6.8 3.4-13.2 73 77.7 68.3-85.0
Female 201 33 12.3 8.5-17.4 25 9.3 6.0-14.2 143 78.4 72.1-83.6
RACE
White 286 50 12.7 9.4-16.8 34 8.9 6.1-12.8 202 78.5 73.3-82.9
Other 19 4 23.6 7.8-53.0 1 2.0 0.3-13.5 14 74.4 45.9-90.9
AGE
40-44 31 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 31 100 . - .
45+ 274 54 16.4 12.2-21.6 35 10.0 6.9-14.3 185 73.6 67.7-78.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 172 35 14.6 10.1-20.8 26 10.8 7.0-16.4 111 74.5 67.2-80.7
Some College + 133 19 12.2 7.4-19.4 9 5.0 2.4-10.1 105 82.8 75.0-88.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 39 17.7 12.5-24.6 26 9.9 6.3-15.1 119 72.4 64.8-78.9
$50,000+ 70 7 7.1 3.3-14.6 2 3.4 0.9-12.8 61 89.4 80.3-94.6

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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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