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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 345 17 4.5 2.6- 7.8 328 95.5 92.2-97.4
GENDER
Male 109 6 5.4 2.1-13.1 103 94.6 86.9-97.9
Female 236 11 3.9 2.1- 7.2 225 96.1 92.8-97.9
RACE
White 228 12 4.0 2.2- 7.1 216 96.0 92.9-97.8
Other 117 5 5.7 2.0-14.8 112 94.3 85.2-98.0
AGE
40-44 31 0 0.0 . - . 31 100 . - .
45+ 314 17 5.4 3.1- 9.3 297 94.6 90.7-96.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 12 5.7 2.8-11.2 168 94.3 88.8-97.2
Some College + 165 5 3.2 1.3- 7.9 160 96.8 92.1-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 12 6.8 3.5-12.7 178 93.2 87.3-96.5
$50,000+ 107 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 106 99.2 94.4-99.9

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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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