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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

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

What is the main reason you have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No prob./no reason to go Cost/insurance Access problems Not thought of it Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,414 2,190 49.7 47.7-51.6 1,106 25.9 24.1-27.7 153 3.3 2.7- 4.0 322 7.2 6.2- 8.3 643 14.0 12.8-15.4
-Johnston County 149 65 47.5 38.4-56.9 43 25.6 18.7-34.1 4 2.9 0.8- 9.4 15 10.3 6.0-17.0 22 13.7 8.6-21.1
GENDER
Male 55 32 56.0 41.1-70.0 9 16.9 8.3-31.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 12.9 5.9-25.8 7 14.2 6.3-28.8
Female 94 33 40.6 29.4-52.9 34 32.9 23.3-44.1 4 5.2 1.5-16.3 8 8.1 3.9-15.9 15 13.3 7.8-21.7
RACE
White 126 57 47.9 37.8-58.1 36 25.8 18.2-35.1 3 2.7 0.6-11.0 14 11.6 6.7-19.5 16 12.0 6.9-20.0
Other 21 7 44.8 23.4-68.4 6 23.9 9.7-47.7 1 3.7 0.5-22.5 1 3.7 0.5-22.5 6 23.9 9.6-48.3
AGE
40-44 23 14 61.8 39.8-79.9 6 21.5 9.1-42.7 1 6.5 0.9-34.2 1 4.8 0.7-27.5 1 5.3 0.7-29.6
45+ 125 51 42.9 33.2-53.1 36 26.7 19.0-36.1 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2 14 12.2 7.1-20.2 21 16.6 10.4-25.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 77 34 50.0 37.4-62.7 23 24.6 15.8-36.1 1 3.1 0.4-18.9 8 10.6 5.1-20.7 11 11.7 6.2-20.8
Some College + 72 31 44.7 32.0-58.3 20 26.9 16.8-40.0 3 2.5 0.8- 8.1 7 9.9 4.4-20.6 11 15.9 8.1-29.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 75 32 40.8 29.1-53.7 26 35.8 24.5-49.0 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 6 9.3 3.9-20.5 9 12.6 6.0-24.7
$50,000+ 53 26 52.5 37.8-66.8 7 12.7 6.1-24.8 2 5.4 1.2-21.5 8 13.3 6.4-25.7 10 16.1 8.1-29.4

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This question was asked of those who have not visited an eye care professional in the past 12 months

^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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