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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,861 780 15.0 13.9-16.3 4,081 85.0 83.7-86.1
GENDER
Male 1,744 262 14.1 12.3-16.1 1,482 85.9 83.9-87.7
Female 3,117 518 15.8 14.4-17.4 2,599 84.2 82.6-85.6
RACE
White 3,215 471 13.9 12.5-15.3 2,744 86.1 84.7-87.5
African American 1,220 224 17.2 14.9-19.9 996 82.8 80.1-85.1
Other Minorities 13 3 15.8 4.3-43.6 10 84.2 56.4-95.7
AGE
18-24 318 33 10.2 6.8-15.1 285 89.8 84.9-93.2
25-34 795 80 9.6 7.4-12.2 715 90.4 87.8-92.6
35-44 857 104 11.4 9.3-14.1 753 88.6 85.9-90.7
45-54 894 154 16.4 13.7-19.5 740 83.6 80.5-86.3
55-64 848 160 18.8 15.8-22.3 688 81.2 77.7-84.2
65-74 657 135 19.1 15.8-22.9 522 80.9 77.1-84.2
75+ 474 112 24.6 20.2-29.6 362 75.4 70.4-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 826 272 31.1 27.2-35.4 554 68.9 64.6-72.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,548 253 14.4 12.5-16.5 1,295 85.6 83.5-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,278 162 12.0 10.1-14.3 1,116 88.0 85.7-89.9
College Graduate 1,200 89 6.6 5.2- 8.4 1,111 93.4 91.6-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 647 223 35.2 30.5-40.2 424 64.8 59.8-69.5
$15,000- 24,999 906 167 19.0 15.9-22.5 739 81.0 77.5-84.1
$25,000- 34,999 579 65 11.8 9.0-15.4 514 88.2 84.6-91.0
$35,000- 49,999 646 66 9.0 6.9-11.6 580 91.0 88.4-93.1
$50,000-74,999 527 35 6.3 4.3- 9.0 492 93.7 91.0-95.7
$75,000+ 540 26 4.9 3.1- 7.8 514 95.1 92.2-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,711 780 45.5 42.6-48.4 931 54.5 51.6-57.4
No 3,124 0 0.0 . - . 3,124 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 691 104 13.3 10.7-16.4 587 86.7 83.6-89.3
Non-Veteran 4,038 671 15.9 14.6-17.3 3,367 84.1 82.7-85.4
Currently Serving 132 5 2.9 1.2- 7.0 127 97.1 93.0-98.8

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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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