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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 304 248 81.5 75.1-86.6 36 10.8 7.6-15.2 10 2.5 1.2- 5.2 6 2.5 1.0- 6.1 4 2.6 0.5-12.1
GENDER
Male 94 81 84.2 70.0-92.4 7 6.9 3.0-15.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 2 2.4 0.5-11.2 2 5.5 0.9-27.3
Female 210 167 79.6 72.9-85.1 29 13.6 9.4-19.4 8 3.6 1.6- 8.0 4 2.6 0.9- 7.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
RACE
White 217 174 81.1 74.5-86.3 29 13.1 8.9-18.9 9 2.7 1.3- 5.2 3 2.7 0.9- 8.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Other 83 70 81.8 63.8-92.0 7 5.9 2.6-12.6 1 2.3 0.3-14.8 3 2.1 0.7- 6.6 2 7.9 1.3-35.7
AGE
40-44 34 29 87.9 72.0-95.3 5 12.1 4.7-28.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 270 219 80.3 73.1-86.0 31 10.6 7.2-15.3 10 3.0 1.5- 6.1 6 3.0 1.2- 7.3 4 3.1 0.6-14.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 88 72.8 59.3-83.2 14 10.4 5.7-18.4 5 3.9 1.4-10.8 6 6.7 2.7-15.7 2 6.1 1.0-29.1
Some College + 187 158 86.7 80.8-91.0 22 11.2 7.2-17.0 5 1.7 0.7- 4.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 120 75.6 64.5-84.1 18 9.7 5.7-16.1 8 4.2 1.8- 9.4 6 5.2 2.1-12.4 4 5.3 1.1-22.8
$50,000+ 119 104 87.9 80.2-92.8 15 12.1 7.2-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 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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