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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 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
-Wayne County 344 209 65.0 58.9-70.7 80 22.2 17.5-27.7 36 8.1 5.7-11.5 17 4.1 2.4- 6.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6
GENDER
Male 110 78 75.3 65.1-83.3 19 16.2 9.8-25.6 9 5.5 2.7-11.0 4 3.0 1.0- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
Female 234 131 57.5 50.3-64.5 61 26.6 20.6-33.5 27 10.0 6.7-14.8 13 4.8 2.7- 8.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5
RACE
White 227 152 70.5 63.2-76.9 50 21.1 15.6-28.0 19 6.5 3.9-10.6 6 1.8 0.8- 4.2 0 0.0 . - .
Other 117 57 54.7 44.3-64.7 30 24.2 16.4-34.2 17 11.1 6.6-18.0 11 8.3 4.3-15.6 2 1.7 0.4- 7.4
AGE
40-44 31 19 70.6 49.9-85.3 11 28.2 13.9-48.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 313 190 63.9 57.8-69.6 69 21.0 16.4-26.6 35 9.5 6.6-13.4 17 4.9 2.8- 8.2 2 0.7 0.2- 3.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 97 61.1 51.7-69.7 46 25.0 18.0-33.6 22 9.5 5.9-14.9 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Some College + 167 112 69.2 61.2-76.3 34 19.2 13.5-26.6 14 6.6 3.8-11.4 6 4.0 1.7- 9.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 111 60.4 52.1-68.2 43 22.1 15.9-29.7 26 11.1 7.3-16.6 10 5.5 2.7-10.7 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8
$50,000+ 105 68 68.7 57.7-77.9 27 24.4 16.3-35.0 6 4.4 1.9-10.0 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7 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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