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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 366 64 14.2 10.8-18.4 42 8.2 5.9-11.3 260 77.6 72.8-81.8
GENDER
Male 144 20 10.5 6.6-16.4 13 6.3 3.4-11.3 111 83.2 76.2-88.4
Female 222 44 17.7 12.7-24.0 29 9.9 6.7-14.4 149 72.4 65.5-78.4
RACE
White 311 58 15.5 11.8-20.1 38 9.2 6.5-12.9 215 75.3 69.9-80.0
Other 55 6 9.4 3.7-21.9 4 4.4 1.5-11.9 45 86.2 73.6-93.3
AGE
40-44 32 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 32 100 . - .
45+ 334 64 16.8 12.8-21.6 42 9.6 6.9-13.3 228 73.6 68.1-78.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 186 39 17.4 12.2-24.1 31 11.9 8.0-17.2 116 70.8 63.0-77.5
Some College + 180 25 10.8 7.1-16.2 11 4.1 2.2- 7.8 144 85.0 79.1-89.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 38 16.5 11.7-22.6 29 11.1 7.5-16.3 137 72.4 65.3-78.5
$50,000+ 110 14 9.6 5.5-16.2 3 1.9 0.6- 5.7 93 88.6 81.7-93.1

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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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