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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)

How much difficulty, if any, do you have in recognizing a friend across the street?
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  Total
Respond.^
No difficulty A little difficulty Moderate difficulty Extreme difficulty Unable to do b/c of eyesight
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,267 10,240 84.7 83.8-85.5 1,321 9.9 9.3-10.6 499 3.9 3.5- 4.4 115 0.8 0.6- 1.0 92 0.7 0.5- 0.9
-Cabarrus County 282 236 86.5 81.7-90.1 35 10.3 7.2-14.6 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
GENDER
Male 110 94 89.5 82.6-93.8 12 8.2 4.4-14.6 3 1.6 0.5- 5.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 0 0.0 . - .
Female 172 142 83.6 76.5-88.9 23 12.3 7.9-18.7 4 2.9 0.9- 8.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
RACE
White 243 205 86.7 81.6-90.6 30 10.6 7.2-15.3 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
Other 38 30 84.8 69.5-93.2 5 9.2 3.4-22.7 1 3.6 0.5-21.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
AGE
40-44 31 29 96.0 84.2-99.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.6 0.4-16.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
45+ 251 207 84.6 79.2-88.8 35 12.3 8.6-17.3 6 2.2 0.9- 5.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 101 82.6 74.1-88.7 15 10.1 5.8-17.1 7 5.5 2.3-12.3 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Some College + 155 134 89.2 83.2-93.2 20 10.5 6.5-16.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 107 77.6 68.8-84.5 21 14.3 9.0-21.9 7 5.7 2.4-12.6 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6
$50,000+ 104 94 91.7 84.6-95.7 10 8.3 4.3-15.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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