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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 305 10 3.7 1.8- 7.4 295 96.3 92.6-98.2
GENDER
Male 112 5 5.1 2.0-12.3 107 94.9 87.7-98.0
Female 193 5 2.4 0.9- 6.3 188 97.6 93.7-99.1
RACE
White 263 5 1.6 0.6- 4.5 258 98.4 95.5-99.4
Other 42 5 12.6 4.9-28.6 37 87.4 71.4-95.1
AGE
40-44 41 0 0.0 . - . 41 100 . - .
45+ 264 10 4.7 2.4- 9.3 254 95.3 90.7-97.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 7 7.5 3.3-15.9 109 92.5 84.1-96.7
Some College + 189 3 1.5 0.4- 6.1 186 98.5 93.9-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 125 6 5.6 2.2-13.5 119 94.4 86.5-97.8
$50,000+ 132 2 1.5 0.3- 6.6 130 98.5 93.4-99.7

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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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