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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 311 208 67.5 61.1-73.3 68 23.5 18.3-29.6 23 6.1 3.8- 9.6 10 2.5 1.3- 4.8 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8
GENDER
Male 133 92 67.9 58.2-76.2 28 23.8 16.3-33.4 11 7.0 3.6-13.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 0 0.0 . - .
Female 178 116 67.1 58.3-74.8 40 23.2 16.5-31.5 12 5.1 2.7- 9.7 8 3.7 1.7- 7.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
RACE
White 289 196 69.0 62.5-74.9 60 21.7 16.6-27.9 21 6.1 3.7- 9.8 10 2.7 1.4- 5.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Other 20 10 43.1 21.5-67.7 8 50.0 26.1-73.8 2 7.0 1.6-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 28 21 76.5 55.2-89.5 7 23.5 10.5-44.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 283 187 65.7 59.0-71.8 61 23.5 18.1-29.8 23 7.3 4.5-11.4 10 3.0 1.5- 5.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 123 65.6 57.1-73.2 41 24.6 17.8-32.9 15 7.8 4.4-13.4 4 1.3 0.4- 3.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.0
Some College + 126 85 70.4 60.4-78.7 27 21.8 14.5-31.4 8 3.4 1.6- 7.1 6 4.4 1.9- 9.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 119 64.3 55.6-72.1 44 25.0 18.2-33.3 18 7.5 4.4-12.5 6 2.4 1.0- 5.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1
$50,000+ 85 59 68.1 56.0-78.1 21 25.7 16.6-37.5 2 3.3 0.8-13.3 3 2.9 0.9- 8.8 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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