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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 359 304 85.6 81.0-89.2 40 10.2 7.2-14.2 12 3.7 2.0- 6.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0
GENDER
Male 122 111 92.6 86.0-96.2 8 5.0 2.4-10.4 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Female 237 193 80.3 73.7-85.6 32 14.1 9.6-20.1 11 5.4 2.8-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
RACE
White 219 187 86.1 80.2-90.5 23 9.5 6.1-14.3 6 3.5 1.4- 8.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Other 138 115 84.6 76.6-90.3 17 11.4 6.6-19.1 6 4.0 1.7- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 46 44 94.4 80.2-98.6 2 5.6 1.4-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 313 260 83.7 78.5-87.8 38 11.2 7.8-15.6 12 4.5 2.4- 8.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 127 79.9 72.1-85.9 27 15.4 10.1-22.8 7 3.8 1.7- 8.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
Some College + 194 175 89.9 83.9-93.8 13 6.2 3.5-11.0 5 3.7 1.4- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 199 159 80.4 73.3-85.9 29 13.9 9.3-20.3 9 4.9 2.4-10.0 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
$50,000+ 117 109 92.6 85.0-96.5 6 4.7 2.0-10.9 2 2.7 0.6-10.5 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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