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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

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

When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated?
This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past month Within the past year Within the past 2 years 2 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,126 949 8.4 7.7- 9.1 4,574 42.9 41.6-44.1 1,516 14.5 13.6-15.4 2,371 25.3 24.2-26.5 716 9.0 8.2- 9.8
-Johnston County 287 32 8.6 5.8-12.5 104 38.4 31.1-46.3 54 17.7 13.2-23.5 75 25.3 19.8-31.7 22 10.0 6.3-15.5
GENDER
Male 109 13 9.4 5.1-16.6 38 38.0 25.9-51.8 19 15.8 9.4-25.6 23 21.6 13.9-32.0 16 15.2 9.0-24.7
Female 178 19 7.9 4.9-12.6 66 38.8 30.6-47.6 35 19.4 13.6-26.8 52 28.5 21.5-36.7 6 5.5 2.1-13.4
RACE
White 243 27 8.7 5.7-13.1 91 39.1 31.0-47.9 50 19.2 14.1-25.7 61 24.9 19.0-32.0 14 8.0 4.5-14.0
Other 42 5 8.2 3.1-19.9 13 35.8 21.4-53.3 4 10.1 3.4-26.4 12 24.2 13.2-40.3 8 21.6 10.6-39.1
AGE
40-44 39 2 4.1 1.0-15.0 12 24.4 13.5-40.0 8 19.0 9.0-36.0 7 19.8 9.1-37.8 10 32.7 18.4-51.1
45+ 248 30 9.7 6.5-14.3 92 41.9 33.6-50.6 46 17.4 12.6-23.6 68 26.6 20.6-33.7 12 4.4 2.4- 7.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 12 7.6 4.1-13.8 50 36.1 27.1-46.3 25 17.1 11.3-25.2 31 22.8 15.7-31.9 16 16.4 9.8-26.2
Some College + 153 20 9.4 5.7-15.2 54 40.3 29.6-52.0 29 18.3 11.9-26.9 44 27.4 19.7-36.8 6 4.6 1.9-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 14 8.4 4.6-14.7 47 35.5 26.4-45.8 26 19.0 12.6-27.6 41 28.1 20.4-37.3 10 9.0 4.6-17.0
$50,000+ 117 14 9.0 5.0-15.5 47 43.1 31.4-55.7 24 18.6 11.7-28.2 26 22.8 15.1-33.0 6 6.5 2.8-14.2

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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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