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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 287 25 7.8 5.0-11.9 262 92.2 88.1-95.0
GENDER
Male 101 5 4.3 1.6-10.7 96 95.7 89.3-98.4
Female 186 20 10.8 6.7-17.0 166 89.2 83.0-93.3
RACE
White 103 6 5.7 2.4-12.9 97 94.3 87.1-97.6
Other 183 19 8.7 5.2-14.2 164 91.3 85.8-94.8
AGE
40-44 37 1 3.5 0.5-21.1 36 96.5 78.9-99.5
45+ 250 24 8.8 5.7-13.5 226 91.2 86.5-94.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 19 8.5 5.1-13.8 166 91.5 86.2-94.9
Some College + 102 6 6.5 2.7-14.7 96 93.5 85.3-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 202 13 5.0 2.7- 9.0 189 95.0 91.0-97.3
$50,000+ 38 2 6.7 1.5-24.7 36 93.3 75.3-98.5

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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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