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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 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
-Iredell County 330 225 70.4 64.2-75.9 70 19.4 15.1-24.6 20 6.9 3.8-12.1 9 2.1 0.9- 4.4 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9
GENDER
Male 111 75 72.1 62.2-80.3 27 20.0 13.2-29.0 3 3.7 1.2-11.2 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9
Female 219 150 69.0 61.0-76.0 43 19.0 13.8-25.6 17 9.4 4.8-17.5 7 2.0 0.9- 4.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4
RACE
White 293 201 70.6 64.0-76.4 60 18.2 13.9-23.6 19 7.9 4.3-13.9 7 1.9 0.7- 4.5 6 1.5 0.6- 3.4
Other 35 24 72.9 53.6-86.3 9 24.7 11.9-44.2 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 42 27 67.4 51.2-80.2 12 23.4 13.2-38.1 3 9.2 2.9-25.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 288 198 71.2 64.6-77.1 58 18.3 13.8-23.8 17 6.2 3.1-12.0 9 2.7 1.2- 5.7 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 102 68.5 59.5-76.3 28 16.6 11.0-24.1 15 10.5 5.8-18.5 6 2.3 0.9- 5.4 5 2.1 0.8- 5.4
Some College + 172 122 72.2 63.5-79.6 42 22.0 15.8-29.6 5 4.0 1.1-13.9 2 1.3 0.2- 6.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 95 62.9 53.3-71.5 35 22.9 16.0-31.7 12 8.3 4.0-16.5 8 4.8 2.1-10.5 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7
$50,000+ 124 94 75.3 65.1-83.2 26 18.6 12.4-27.0 3 5.5 1.5-17.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4

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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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