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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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%)
TOTAL 846 138 14.3 11.8-17.1 708 85.7 82.9-88.2
AGE
18-24 56 7 6.9 3.0-15.1 49 93.1 84.9-97.0
25-34 133 15 9.2 5.2-15.8 118 90.8 84.2-94.8
35-44 168 17 8.4 5.1-13.6 151 91.6 86.4-94.9
45-54 168 29 16.1 10.6-23.6 139 83.9 76.4-89.4
55-64 158 33 21.5 14.9-30.1 125 78.5 69.9-85.1
65-74 102 21 19.0 11.4-29.8 81 81.0 70.2-88.6
75+ 57 15 26.6 15.7-41.3 42 73.4 58.7-84.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 66 30.0 23.2-37.7 148 70.0 62.3-76.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 308 48 13.3 9.6-18.0 260 86.7 82.0-90.4
Some Post-H.S. 186 19 8.0 4.9-12.7 167 92.0 87.3-95.1
College Graduate 136 5 3.1 1.1- 8.6 131 96.9 91.4-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 51 35.0 26.2-44.8 91 65.0 55.2-73.8
$15,000- 24,999 162 34 19.6 13.5-27.6 128 80.4 72.4-86.5
$25,000- 34,999 106 10 8.7 4.3-16.8 96 91.3 83.2-95.7
$35,000- 49,999 117 10 8.9 4.4-17.0 107 91.1 83.0-95.6
$50,000-74,999 94 4 3.2 1.2- 8.6 90 96.8 91.4-98.8
$75,000+ 64 4 4.7 1.6-12.8 60 95.3 87.2-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 301 138 45.4 38.8-52.1 163 54.6 47.9-61.2
No 543 0 0.0 . - . 543 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 252 24 8.2 5.1-12.9 228 91.8 87.1-94.9
Non-Veteran 567 114 17.3 14.1-21.0 453 82.7 79.0-85.9
Currently Serving 27 0 0.0 . - . 27 100 . - .

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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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