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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 305 242 80.2 74.6-84.8 36 11.8 8.2-16.8 16 4.7 2.7- 8.0 8 2.5 1.2- 5.1 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0
GENDER
Male 104 82 78.0 67.4-85.9 13 14.3 7.9-24.5 5 4.5 1.6-11.8 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 2 1.6 0.3- 7.4
Female 201 160 81.7 75.3-86.8 23 10.1 6.4-15.6 11 4.8 2.6- 8.8 6 3.1 1.4- 7.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
RACE
White 286 231 82.2 76.7-86.6 31 10.3 6.9-15.1 14 4.3 2.4- 7.7 7 2.3 1.1- 5.0 3 0.9 0.2- 3.3
Other 19 11 58.7 33.4-80.2 5 28.1 10.7-56.1 2 8.7 2.0-30.3 1 4.5 0.6-26.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 31 29 95.4 82.8-98.9 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 1 2.6 0.4-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 274 213 77.1 70.7-82.4 35 13.9 9.5-19.7 15 5.1 2.9- 8.8 8 3.0 1.5- 6.1 3 0.9 0.2- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 172 134 79.4 71.6-85.4 22 13.3 8.3-20.7 11 5.2 2.8- 9.6 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Some College + 133 108 81.3 72.5-87.7 14 9.9 5.4-17.4 5 4.0 1.5-10.6 4 3.4 1.2- 8.8 2 1.5 0.3- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 138 76.3 68.4-82.7 28 14.6 9.4-21.8 11 5.7 2.9-10.9 6 3.2 1.4- 7.2 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
$50,000+ 71 62 87.5 76.8-93.7 5 7.1 2.8-17.0 2 2.2 0.6- 8.6 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4 1 1.9 0.3-12.3

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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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