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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 347 61 14.1 10.5-18.6 48 10.1 7.4-13.6 238 75.8 70.6-80.4
GENDER
Male 111 15 10.8 6.0-18.7 13 8.2 4.5-14.4 83 81.0 72.1-87.5
Female 236 46 16.5 11.9-22.3 35 11.5 8.1-16.1 155 72.1 65.5-77.8
RACE
White 230 38 12.4 8.5-17.7 37 11.3 8.0-15.8 155 76.2 69.8-81.6
Other 117 23 17.2 10.9-26.2 11 7.7 3.9-14.5 83 75.1 65.5-82.8
AGE
40-44 31 2 4.5 0.9-19.1 0 0.0 . - . 29 95.5 80.9-99.1
45+ 316 59 15.9 12.0-20.9 48 12.0 8.9-16.1 209 72.0 66.4-77.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 37 15.6 10.5-22.7 30 11.2 7.4-16.6 113 73.1 65.1-79.9
Some College + 167 24 12.4 8.1-18.6 18 8.8 5.4-14.0 125 78.8 71.7-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 37 16.2 11.3-22.8 26 10.2 6.7-15.1 129 73.6 66.3-79.7
$50,000+ 107 10 6.8 3.4-13.2 10 6.6 3.4-12.3 87 86.6 78.9-91.7

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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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