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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 332 226 67.4 61.0-73.2 68 21.4 16.4-27.4 28 8.1 5.3-12.1 8 2.5 1.1- 5.4 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
GENDER
Male 123 86 69.1 58.2-78.3 25 21.0 13.2-31.8 9 7.1 3.2-14.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4
Female 209 140 65.9 58.2-72.9 43 21.6 15.8-28.8 19 9.0 5.6-14.0 7 3.5 1.5- 7.7 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 266 183 69.0 62.5-74.9 54 20.0 15.1-26.0 22 8.5 5.4-13.0 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
Other 64 42 64.4 49.6-76.8 13 23.4 13.0-38.6 6 7.5 2.9-18.2 3 4.7 1.5-13.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 28 23 82.5 61.9-93.1 4 15.3 5.4-36.3 1 2.2 0.3-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 304 203 65.3 58.4-71.5 64 22.2 16.9-28.7 27 8.9 5.8-13.4 8 2.9 1.3- 6.2 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 85 63.8 53.4-73.0 30 22.5 15.2-31.9 13 10.3 5.4-18.7 3 2.6 0.8- 8.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
Some College + 200 141 69.5 61.2-76.7 38 20.7 14.4-28.9 15 6.9 4.0-11.6 5 2.5 0.9- 6.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 150 95 63.4 53.6-72.1 37 24.7 17.4-33.8 13 8.7 4.5-16.1 4 2.5 0.8- 7.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
$50,000+ 137 101 74.3 65.5-81.5 20 14.6 9.2-22.3 12 7.9 4.3-14.2 4 3.3 1.1- 9.2 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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