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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 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
-Pitt County 307 207 68.0 61.2-74.1 62 18.2 13.9-23.5 26 8.6 5.6-13.1 7 2.5 1.0- 6.2 5 2.7 0.6-11.7
GENDER
Male 95 68 71.7 58.6-81.9 17 14.1 8.3-22.8 6 6.2 2.5-14.3 2 2.7 0.5-12.5 2 5.4 0.9-27.0
Female 212 139 65.4 57.8-72.3 45 21.2 15.5-28.1 20 10.3 6.4-16.4 5 2.3 0.8- 6.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4
RACE
White 220 151 69.4 62.2-75.8 42 17.4 12.7-23.5 22 11.3 7.2-17.3 2 1.2 0.2- 5.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1
Other 83 54 65.9 50.0-78.8 18 18.2 10.4-29.9 4 2.4 0.9- 6.6 5 5.7 1.8-16.8 2 7.8 1.3-35.6
AGE
40-44 35 30 86.5 69.6-94.8 5 13.5 5.2-30.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 272 177 64.2 56.9-71.0 57 19.2 14.5-24.9 26 10.3 6.7-15.6 7 3.0 1.2- 7.4 5 3.3 0.7-13.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 74 61.4 48.6-72.9 21 16.8 10.1-26.6 12 9.1 4.9-16.2 6 6.1 2.3-15.6 3 6.5 1.2-28.1
Some College + 189 131 71.6 64.0-78.2 41 19.3 14.0-26.0 14 8.4 4.6-14.8 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 157 103 67.5 56.7-76.7 29 15.7 10.2-23.4 13 6.1 3.3-11.0 7 5.1 2.0-12.5 5 5.6 1.2-22.1
$50,000+ 120 77 64.8 54.9-73.5 31 23.0 16.0-31.9 12 12.2 6.7-21.0 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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