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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 291 226 77.3 71.0-82.7 44 15.0 10.6-20.6 15 6.0 3.3-10.5 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
GENDER
Male 103 84 83.3 73.1-90.1 13 12.5 6.5-22.5 5 3.8 1.4- 9.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
Female 188 142 72.3 63.8-79.4 31 17.1 11.6-24.4 10 7.9 3.9-15.5 3 1.8 0.5- 6.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0
RACE
White 104 86 83.2 73.1-90.1 12 11.1 5.8-20.4 4 3.5 1.1-10.2 2 2.2 0.4-10.7 0 0.0 . - .
Other 186 139 74.7 66.4-81.5 32 16.7 11.2-24.2 11 7.1 3.6-13.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5
AGE
40-44 37 28 68.1 48.1-83.1 5 17.9 7.0-38.6 3 11.2 3.5-30.6 1 2.8 0.4-17.8 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 254 198 79.6 73.5-84.6 39 14.2 10.1-19.8 12 4.7 2.5- 8.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 142 76.3 68.4-82.7 31 14.5 9.8-21.0 12 7.5 3.9-14.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4
Some College + 103 84 79.2 67.3-87.6 13 15.8 8.3-27.9 3 3.3 0.9-10.8 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 156 74.1 65.9-81.0 34 17.4 11.9-24.9 11 7.4 3.8-13.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
$50,000+ 40 34 86.4 71.3-94.2 5 11.7 4.6-26.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.3-12.0 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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