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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, but had them removed No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,263 2,175 14.1 13.3-14.8 1,668 10.4 9.8-11.1 8,420 75.5 74.6-76.5
-Johnston County 340 54 11.0 8.2-14.7 27 5.7 3.3- 9.6 259 83.3 78.6-87.1
GENDER
Male 133 22 11.2 7.0-17.2 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6 106 87.0 80.7-91.5
Female 207 32 10.9 7.5-15.7 22 9.3 5.1-16.3 153 79.8 72.7-85.4
RACE
White 287 49 12.2 8.9-16.4 26 6.6 3.8-11.2 212 81.2 75.7-85.7
Other 51 5 5.3 1.9-13.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 45 93.8 85.3-97.5
AGE
40-44 42 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 42 100 . - .
45+ 298 54 13.4 10.0-17.8 27 6.9 4.0-11.6 217 79.7 74.0-84.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 27 12.7 8.4-18.8 19 9.3 4.8-17.4 111 78.0 69.6-84.6
Some College + 183 27 9.7 6.4-14.5 8 2.7 1.3- 5.6 148 87.6 82.3-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 166 30 13.4 9.0-19.3 21 8.6 5.3-13.5 115 78.0 71.1-83.7
$50,000+ 132 15 8.0 4.6-13.5 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 114 90.6 84.8-94.3

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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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