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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 341 218 60.6 53.4-67.3 70 24.8 18.4-32.4 33 8.9 5.9-13.0 16 4.9 2.7- 8.7 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
GENDER
Male 132 81 56.1 44.5-67.0 34 31.2 20.7-44.2 10 8.1 3.9-16.0 5 3.6 1.4- 8.8 2 1.0 0.3- 4.2
Female 209 137 64.7 56.4-72.3 36 18.8 12.8-26.7 23 9.6 6.2-14.6 11 6.1 2.8-12.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4
RACE
White 288 186 60.6 52.5-68.1 61 25.9 18.7-34.6 25 8.5 5.4-13.3 12 3.9 2.1- 7.2 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0
Other 51 31 60.5 44.2-74.8 9 19.7 9.9-35.6 7 9.6 4.2-20.2 4 10.2 2.8-30.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
40-44 42 33 78.6 62.1-89.1 9 21.4 10.9-37.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 299 185 56.7 48.8-64.2 61 25.5 18.4-34.2 33 10.8 7.2-15.8 16 6.0 3.3-10.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 102 62.9 53.2-71.6 30 20.9 13.8-30.3 17 9.1 5.5-14.7 8 6.3 2.7-14.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
Some College + 182 116 58.7 48.3-68.3 40 28.0 18.7-39.6 16 8.6 4.7-15.4 8 3.7 1.7- 7.8 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 166 99 57.6 48.5-66.2 40 26.0 18.5-35.1 16 8.8 5.0-14.9 9 6.5 3.2-12.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8
$50,000+ 131 91 62.9 50.4-73.9 23 25.3 15.0-39.5 12 9.1 4.7-16.8 4 2.0 0.7- 5.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2

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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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