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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 345 284 82.0 74.8-87.5 40 12.7 7.7-20.2 15 3.8 2.1- 6.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7
GENDER
Male 111 102 86.8 68.3-95.2 8 11.9 3.8-31.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 0 0.0 . - .
Female 234 182 78.5 71.8-83.9 32 13.2 8.9-19.3 15 6.6 3.7-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.7 0.6- 4.7
RACE
White 228 199 84.2 73.2-91.2 18 11.8 5.4-23.9 9 3.6 1.7- 7.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Other 117 85 77.9 68.9-84.8 22 14.3 9.1-21.8 6 4.1 1.7- 9.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 3 2.0 0.5- 7.2
AGE
40-44 30 27 76.4 38.3-94.4 1 18.9 3.1-63.3 2 4.6 1.0-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 315 257 83.1 77.8-87.2 39 11.5 8.0-16.2 13 3.6 2.0- 6.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 178 143 80.0 67.4-88.6 24 15.6 7.6-29.3 8 3.6 1.6- 7.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.8 0.3- 2.6
Some College + 167 141 84.1 76.6-89.5 16 9.5 5.5-16.0 7 4.0 1.7- 8.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 2 1.2 0.2- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 154 81.1 73.6-86.8 19 9.9 5.9-16.2 12 6.1 3.2-11.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 4 1.8 0.6- 5.3
$50,000+ 106 94 84.9 65.7-94.3 10 13.4 4.5-33.8 2 1.7 0.4- 7.5 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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