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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 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
-Robeson County 290 174 60.6 53.7-67.1 79 27.8 22.0-34.5 20 6.2 3.9- 9.7 12 3.8 2.1- 7.1 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2
GENDER
Male 102 66 65.7 54.3-75.5 23 23.8 15.3-35.2 8 6.0 2.9-12.0 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 3 2.7 0.8- 8.7
Female 188 108 56.2 47.8-64.3 56 31.3 24.0-39.6 12 6.3 3.4-11.4 10 5.6 2.8-10.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9
RACE
White 104 63 56.5 45.2-67.1 30 31.9 22.3-43.4 7 7.1 3.3-14.4 2 3.4 0.9-12.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.9
Other 185 111 62.5 53.9-70.4 48 25.9 18.9-34.3 13 5.8 3.2-10.3 10 4.0 2.0- 7.9 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9
AGE
40-44 37 24 58.4 39.4-75.1 10 34.2 18.6-54.2 1 3.1 0.4-18.8 2 4.4 1.0-16.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 253 150 61.1 53.9-67.9 69 26.3 20.5-32.9 19 6.9 4.3-11.0 10 3.7 1.9- 7.3 5 2.0 0.7- 5.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 187 111 60.4 51.8-68.4 49 25.6 18.9-33.7 15 7.2 4.2-12.0 9 4.8 2.4- 9.5 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3
Some College + 103 63 60.8 48.9-71.5 30 31.9 21.8-43.9 5 4.3 1.6-11.2 3 2.1 0.5- 7.9 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 120 58.9 50.5-66.9 61 31.0 23.8-39.3 11 4.9 2.6- 9.2 10 4.6 2.3- 8.8 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
$50,000+ 40 29 71.0 53.0-84.2 9 25.1 12.8-43.5 2 3.8 0.9-14.9 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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