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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 365 23 5.4 3.5- 8.3 342 94.6 91.7-96.5
GENDER
Male 143 10 5.1 2.6- 9.7 133 94.9 90.3-97.4
Female 222 13 5.7 3.2-10.1 209 94.3 89.9-96.8
RACE
White 311 16 4.4 2.6- 7.4 295 95.6 92.6-97.4
Other 54 7 9.0 3.9-19.4 47 91.0 80.6-96.1
AGE
40-44 32 0 0.0 . - . 32 100 . - .
45+ 333 23 6.4 4.1- 9.8 310 93.6 90.2-95.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 16 7.5 4.4-12.5 169 92.5 87.5-95.6
Some College + 180 7 3.1 1.4- 6.8 173 96.9 93.2-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 17 7.9 4.7-12.9 186 92.1 87.1-95.3
$50,000+ 110 4 2.7 1.0- 7.4 106 97.3 92.6-99.0

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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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