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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 289 43 10.8 7.7-15.0 43 11.6 8.3-16.0 203 77.6 72.1-82.3
GENDER
Male 102 13 9.1 5.0-16.0 15 11.2 6.4-18.7 74 79.7 70.7-86.5
Female 187 30 12.3 8.2-18.0 28 11.9 7.8-17.7 129 75.8 68.7-81.8
RACE
White 103 19 14.2 8.7-22.4 20 13.3 8.1-21.1 64 72.5 62.7-80.5
Other 185 24 9.3 5.8-14.5 23 10.8 6.9-16.5 138 79.9 73.0-85.4
AGE
40-44 37 1 2.8 0.4-17.7 0 0.0 . - . 36 97.2 82.3-99.6
45+ 252 42 12.8 9.1-17.7 43 14.4 10.3-19.8 167 72.8 66.4-78.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 25 9.4 5.9-14.4 32 14.3 9.7-20.5 131 76.4 69.2-82.3
Some College + 101 18 13.4 8.0-21.7 11 6.7 3.4-12.7 72 79.9 70.7-86.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 202 35 12.8 8.7-18.3 28 11.1 7.3-16.6 139 76.1 69.2-81.9
$50,000+ 39 2 2.9 0.7-11.3 2 4.5 1.1-16.5 35 92.6 81.0-97.3

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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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