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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 330 282 87.7 82.8-91.4 24 7.5 4.4-12.3 16 3.1 1.8- 5.4 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2
GENDER
Male 111 101 93.6 86.8-97.0 6 4.8 1.9-11.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
Female 219 181 83.2 75.8-88.7 18 9.5 5.1-17.1 15 5.4 3.0- 9.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
RACE
White 293 250 87.2 81.6-91.3 22 8.0 4.6-13.6 16 3.7 2.1- 6.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 3 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Other 35 31 92.8 80.9-97.5 2 4.6 1.1-16.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.6 0.6-10.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 42 40 95.1 81.2-98.8 2 4.9 1.2-18.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 288 242 85.7 79.8-90.0 22 8.2 4.7-13.9 16 4.0 2.3- 6.9 5 1.7 0.7- 4.1 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 126 83.8 76.3-89.2 15 9.4 5.2-16.4 9 4.1 1.9- 8.6 3 1.8 0.6- 5.6 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
Some College + 172 155 91.5 83.8-95.7 9 6.0 2.3-14.4 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 120 83.0 75.4-88.5 15 8.9 4.8-15.9 11 4.2 2.1- 8.2 5 3.2 1.3- 7.9 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
$50,000+ 124 118 93.8 83.1-97.9 5 5.7 1.8-16.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 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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