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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 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
-Randolph County 303 205 68.7 62.4-74.4 58 17.6 13.4-22.8 28 10.0 6.4-15.3 9 2.6 1.3- 5.2 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3
GENDER
Male 104 72 70.9 59.8-79.9 16 13.3 7.9-21.6 8 10.2 4.4-22.0 6 3.6 1.6- 8.1 2 2.1 0.5- 8.1
Female 199 133 67.2 59.5-74.1 42 20.6 15.0-27.7 20 9.9 6.1-15.6 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
RACE
White 284 193 69.7 63.3-75.4 53 16.6 12.6-21.7 27 10.1 6.4-15.5 8 2.6 1.2- 5.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6
Other 19 12 58.3 32.7-80.1 5 28.6 11.0-56.3 1 9.6 1.4-44.8 1 3.5 0.5-21.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 31 23 70.6 49.2-85.6 6 18.7 8.0-37.9 2 10.7 2.3-37.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 272 182 68.3 61.9-74.1 52 17.4 13.2-22.7 26 9.9 6.4-14.9 9 3.2 1.6- 6.2 3 1.2 0.3- 4.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 171 115 68.0 59.1-75.7 35 18.7 13.0-26.1 14 10.4 5.5-18.8 7 3.0 1.4- 6.3 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 132 90 69.7 60.5-77.6 23 16.3 10.7-24.1 14 9.5 5.2-16.7 2 2.2 0.5- 8.1 3 2.2 0.6- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 115 63.8 55.1-71.7 40 21.1 15.1-28.6 19 11.7 6.6-19.9 7 3.4 1.5- 7.3 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 71 54 79.1 67.9-87.1 10 10.8 5.6-19.8 5 7.0 2.9-16.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.1 0.8-12.1

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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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