SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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?
Would you say-

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Johnston County 341 285 84.5 79.7-88.4 37 11.5 8.1-16.1 14 2.9 1.6- 5.4 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7
GENDER
Male 133 117 89.7 82.7-94.1 11 7.5 3.9-13.9 5 2.8 1.0- 7.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Female 208 168 79.7 72.5-85.4 26 15.3 10.2-22.3 9 3.1 1.5- 6.1 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3
RACE
White 288 244 86.6 81.6-90.4 28 10.0 6.6-14.8 12 2.5 1.4- 4.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
Other 51 39 73.3 57.4-84.8 9 19.9 10.2-35.2 2 5.2 1.2-20.4 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 42 36 84.3 67.9-93.1 4 11.5 4.3-27.5 2 4.2 0.9-18.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 299 249 84.6 79.4-88.6 33 11.5 8.0-16.4 12 2.7 1.4- 4.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 131 84.2 76.7-89.7 18 12.1 7.3-19.5 5 2.0 0.8- 4.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 3 1.2 0.3- 3.9
Some College + 183 154 84.8 77.9-89.8 19 11.0 6.8-17.4 9 3.7 1.7- 7.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 166 136 82.0 74.4-87.8 20 13.7 8.5-21.2 7 2.8 1.3- 6.1 2 1.2 0.3- 4.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
$50,000+ 132 113 86.5 78.6-91.8 13 9.9 5.5-17.2 6 3.6 1.5- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 04JUN09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook