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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 304 41 9.9 6.9-14.0 43 10.9 7.7-15.3 220 79.2 73.8-83.7
GENDER
Male 111 11 7.4 3.6-14.8 12 9.3 4.9-17.0 88 83.2 74.3-89.5
Female 193 30 12.3 8.3-17.8 31 12.4 8.4-18.1 132 75.3 68.3-81.2
RACE
White 263 40 11.9 8.2-16.9 38 10.7 7.4-15.3 185 77.4 71.4-82.5
Other 41 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 5 11.8 4.6-27.1 35 87.1 72.1-94.7
AGE
40-44 41 1 2.5 0.3-15.6 1 2.1 0.3-13.5 39 95.4 83.3-98.9
45+ 263 40 12.0 8.3-17.0 42 13.4 9.4-18.7 181 74.7 68.3-80.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 20 12.1 7.2-19.4 19 15.2 9.0-24.6 76 72.7 62.6-80.9
Some College + 189 21 8.7 5.1-14.2 24 8.5 5.3-13.2 144 82.9 76.4-87.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 125 21 12.0 7.1-19.4 21 15.4 9.4-24.1 83 72.7 63.0-80.6
$50,000+ 132 12 6.1 3.3-11.1 13 6.0 3.3-10.8 107 87.9 81.7-92.2

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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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