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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 365 232 58.1 51.6-64.4 84 26.6 20.8-33.3 28 8.1 5.4-12.1 17 5.5 3.2- 9.3 4 1.7 0.5- 5.3
GENDER
Male 144 94 59.4 48.7-69.3 26 21.9 13.5-33.4 15 10.2 5.9-17.2 6 5.2 2.0-12.8 3 3.2 0.9-10.6
Female 221 138 57.0 48.9-64.7 58 30.9 23.7-39.3 13 6.2 3.3-11.2 11 5.7 3.1-10.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
RACE
White 310 196 59.1 52.4-65.5 73 26.5 20.8-33.2 25 8.8 5.8-13.1 14 5.0 2.9- 8.7 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
Other 55 36 54.6 36.6-71.4 11 26.8 12.4-48.6 3 5.9 1.6-19.7 3 7.0 1.8-24.0 2 5.7 1.3-22.4
AGE
40-44 32 21 62.7 41.1-80.2 9 32.1 15.6-54.7 1 3.4 0.5-21.0 1 1.8 0.2-11.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 333 211 57.3 50.6-63.8 75 25.6 19.7-32.4 27 9.0 5.9-13.4 16 6.1 3.5-10.5 4 2.0 0.6- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 185 116 57.4 48.0-66.3 40 24.6 16.7-34.7 13 7.9 4.3-14.3 12 6.8 3.7-12.0 4 3.2 1.0- 9.9
Some College + 180 116 58.9 49.8-67.5 44 28.6 20.8-38.0 15 8.4 4.9-14.0 5 4.0 1.3-11.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 122 54.0 45.9-61.9 48 24.3 18.1-31.8 18 10.3 6.1-16.7 11 8.1 4.2-15.0 4 3.3 1.0-10.0
$50,000+ 110 75 70.6 60.6-78.9 25 22.5 15.1-32.1 8 6.2 3.0-12.5 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 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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