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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 417 24 5.0 3.1- 8.0 393 95.0 92.0-96.9
GENDER
Male 177 8 4.3 1.8- 9.9 169 95.7 90.1-98.2
Female 240 16 5.7 3.3- 9.5 224 94.3 90.5-96.7
RACE
White 330 17 3.7 2.3- 6.2 313 96.3 93.8-97.7
Other 87 7 8.2 3.4-18.4 80 91.8 81.6-96.6
AGE
40-44 59 1 1.7 0.2-10.9 58 98.3 89.1-99.8
45+ 358 23 5.8 3.5- 9.4 335 94.2 90.6-96.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 92 6 4.6 1.9-10.4 86 95.4 89.6-98.1
Some College + 324 18 5.1 2.9- 8.9 306 94.9 91.1-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 16 10.1 5.5-17.9 136 89.9 82.1-94.5
$50,000+ 218 5 1.8 0.7- 4.9 213 98.2 95.1-99.3

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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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