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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Disability

Because of any impairment or health problem, do you have any trouble learning, remembering, or concentrating?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,558 2,077 13.3 12.6-14.0 12,481 86.7 86.0-87.4
-Buncombe County 357 52 13.3 9.9-17.7 305 86.7 82.3-90.1
GENDER
Male 137 12 8.0 4.4-14.3 125 92.0 85.7-95.6
Female 220 40 18.4 13.2-25.1 180 81.6 74.9-86.8
RACE
White 317 45 12.6 9.1-17.2 272 87.4 82.8-90.9
Other 38 7 19.4 9.0-37.1 31 80.6 62.9-91.0
AGE
18-44 131 15 9.3 5.3-15.9 116 90.7 84.1-94.7
45+ 226 37 16.0 11.3-22.3 189 84.0 77.7-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 21 14.8 9.3-22.7 105 85.2 77.3-90.7
Some College + 231 31 12.6 8.5-18.2 200 87.4 81.8-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 35 16.1 11.3-22.6 169 83.9 77.4-88.7
$50,000+ 88 9 9.1 4.3-18.2 79 90.9 81.8-95.7

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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