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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 reading print in newspaper, magazine, recipe, menu, or numbers on the telephone?
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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 12,259 8,169 66.6 65.5-67.7 2,480 20.4 19.5-21.4 1,085 8.9 8.2- 9.6 398 3.2 2.8- 3.6 127 0.9 0.7- 1.2
-Cabarrus County 281 199 72.0 65.2-77.9 51 16.9 12.3-22.7 22 8.2 4.8-13.6 8 2.4 1.1- 5.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
GENDER
Male 109 78 70.4 59.0-79.7 19 18.1 10.9-28.5 9 9.7 4.3-20.2 3 1.9 0.5- 6.3 0 0.0 . - .
Female 172 121 73.5 65.6-80.2 32 15.8 10.9-22.4 13 6.8 3.7-12.2 5 2.9 1.1- 7.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8
RACE
White 242 170 71.4 64.3-77.7 43 16.1 11.6-21.8 21 9.2 5.3-15.4 7 2.7 1.2- 6.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
Other 38 28 73.9 52.1-88.0 8 21.5 8.7-44.3 1 3.6 0.5-21.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 31 28 91.9 77.4-97.4 2 5.5 1.4-19.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 250 171 68.0 60.5-74.8 49 19.1 13.9-25.8 21 9.3 5.4-15.6 8 2.9 1.3- 6.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 125 79 61.6 50.1-72.0 24 18.4 11.3-28.7 15 14.5 7.6-26.0 7 5.4 2.4-11.8 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 155 119 79.1 71.2-85.3 27 15.9 10.5-23.3 7 3.8 1.7- 8.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 89 61.9 51.7-71.2 29 21.0 13.9-30.4 14 11.9 6.5-20.8 5 3.9 1.5- 9.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5
$50,000+ 104 83 81.3 71.0-88.5 14 11.1 6.3-18.7 5 6.3 2.1-17.6 2 1.3 0.3- 6.0 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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