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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 284 238 87.4 82.8-90.9 36 9.2 6.3-13.1 9 3.3 1.6- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
GENDER
Male 124 110 91.8 85.4-95.5 9 4.4 2.0- 9.3 5 3.8 1.5- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Female 160 128 82.7 75.5-88.1 27 14.2 9.4-21.0 4 2.7 0.9- 7.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.5
RACE
White 218 178 84.8 79.0-89.2 32 11.5 7.8-16.7 7 3.5 1.5- 7.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
Other 63 57 94.6 86.7-97.9 4 2.5 0.8- 7.4 2 2.9 0.7-11.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 34 28 83.3 66.6-92.6 4 10.2 3.7-25.3 2 6.6 1.6-22.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 250 210 88.3 83.8-91.7 32 9.0 6.1-13.0 7 2.5 1.1- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 107 85.9 78.8-90.9 22 11.7 7.2-18.5 4 2.4 0.8- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 151 131 88.7 82.1-93.1 14 6.8 3.8-11.9 5 4.1 1.6-10.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 106 83.4 76.0-88.8 24 12.9 8.2-19.8 5 3.3 1.3- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
$50,000+ 108 99 91.5 83.7-95.8 6 5.4 2.3-12.1 3 3.1 0.9-10.4 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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