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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 344 237 66.4 60.1-72.2 61 18.6 14.1-24.2 32 10.3 6.9-15.1 9 2.5 1.2- 5.1 5 2.1 0.8- 5.9
GENDER
Male 140 102 71.1 61.4-79.2 17 12.9 7.5-21.2 16 13.2 7.6-22.0 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Female 204 135 61.8 53.4-69.5 44 24.3 17.7-32.4 16 7.3 4.4-12.1 5 2.9 1.1- 7.5 4 3.7 1.2-11.1
RACE
White 313 218 67.6 60.9-73.6 53 17.8 13.1-23.8 30 10.9 7.2-16.2 8 2.3 1.1- 4.7 4 1.4 0.5- 4.2
Other 29 19 61.0 40.3-78.3 7 22.2 10.4-41.3 1 4.2 0.6-24.4 1 4.8 0.7-27.1 1 7.9 1.1-38.9
AGE
40-44 29 23 75.2 51.4-89.7 2 6.8 1.7-24.2 4 18.0 5.8-43.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 315 214 65.2 58.6-71.2 59 20.3 15.3-26.4 28 9.2 6.1-13.6 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9 5 2.4 0.9- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 95 55.3 45.7-64.6 30 22.9 15.4-32.6 19 13.6 8.1-22.0 6 3.7 1.5- 8.8 5 4.5 1.6-11.9
Some College + 189 142 76.7 69.4-82.7 31 14.7 10.1-20.8 13 7.2 3.9-13.1 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 128 60.4 51.3-68.8 32 18.2 11.9-26.7 20 13.2 7.9-21.4 7 4.2 1.9- 9.0 5 4.0 1.4-10.8
$50,000+ 113 85 75.2 65.7-82.8 20 18.8 12.1-28.0 7 5.5 2.6-11.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 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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