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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 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
-Onslow County 284 190 70.2 63.8-75.9 59 18.8 14.1-24.5 29 9.3 6.1-13.9 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
GENDER
Male 124 85 71.2 61.4-79.4 24 17.9 11.4-26.9 13 9.3 4.9-17.1 2 1.6 0.4- 6.6 0 0.0 . - .
Female 160 105 69.1 60.7-76.4 35 19.7 13.8-27.4 16 9.3 5.4-15.5 2 1.2 0.3- 5.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
RACE
White 219 146 68.2 60.6-74.9 44 20.4 14.8-27.4 24 9.6 6.0-15.2 3 1.3 0.4- 4.6 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8
Other 62 43 78.2 66.2-86.8 14 13.4 7.4-23.2 4 6.6 2.3-17.4 1 1.8 0.2-11.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 34 20 60.4 42.6-75.8 11 30.6 17.0-48.5 2 6.8 1.7-23.5 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 250 170 72.5 65.9-78.3 48 16.0 11.6-21.6 27 9.9 6.4-15.0 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 133 84 63.6 53.5-72.6 35 26.2 18.3-35.9 13 9.9 5.2-17.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
Some College + 151 106 76.4 68.5-82.8 24 11.8 7.6-18.0 16 8.7 5.0-14.9 4 2.7 1.0- 7.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 79 63.2 53.5-71.8 35 23.3 16.4-32.1 17 10.5 5.7-18.3 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1
$50,000+ 108 82 76.5 66.2-84.4 15 14.2 8.0-24.1 10 8.3 4.2-15.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 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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