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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 287 244 85.7 80.1-89.9 30 10.3 6.9-15.1 9 3.4 1.4- 7.8 4 0.7 0.2- 1.8 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 105 94 89.7 80.6-94.8 6 4.9 2.1-11.0 4 5.0 1.6-14.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 0 0.0 . - .
Female 182 150 82.1 74.3-87.9 24 15.1 9.7-22.9 5 1.9 0.7- 5.0 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 182 164 91.7 86.6-95.0 12 6.0 3.2-10.7 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8 3 1.0 0.3- 3.0 0 0.0 . - .
Other 102 77 78.1 67.5-86.0 18 15.8 9.4-25.2 6 5.7 2.0-15.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 34 31 94.8 84.3-98.4 3 5.2 1.6-15.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 253 213 83.2 76.7-88.2 27 11.7 7.6-17.4 9 4.2 1.8- 9.7 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 82 66 80.3 68.2-88.5 11 15.3 8.0-27.5 4 3.9 1.3-10.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 205 178 88.2 81.9-92.5 19 8.0 4.9-12.7 5 3.1 0.9-10.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 118 96 82.6 72.9-89.3 14 12.6 6.8-22.1 5 3.6 1.4- 9.2 3 1.3 0.4- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 138 122 87.8 79.6-93.0 13 8.7 4.9-14.9 3 3.5 0.8-13.5 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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