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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-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 5,336 665 12.1 11.0-13.2 4,671 87.9 86.8-89.0
RACE
White 4,042 464 11.0 9.9-12.2 3,578 89.0 87.8-90.1
African American 846 138 14.3 11.8-17.1 708 85.7 82.9-88.2
Asian 39 2 4.5 1.1-16.6 37 95.5 83.4-98.9
Native American 90 20 16.7 10.3-26.1 70 83.3 73.9-89.7
Other Minorities 292 40 17.7 12.1-25.1 252 82.3 74.9-87.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 292 38 15.9 10.6-23.0 254 84.1 77.0-89.4
-English Speaking 94 8 7.3 3.4-15.2 86 92.7 84.8-96.6
-Spanish Speaking 198 30 18.8 12.1-27.9 168 81.2 72.1-87.9
Non-Hispanic 5,038 626 11.7 10.7-12.8 4,412 88.3 87.2-89.3
AGE
18-24 324 47 15.3 10.9-21.1 277 84.7 78.9-89.1
25-34 871 79 8.9 6.7-11.8 792 91.1 88.2-93.3
35-44 1,056 98 9.4 7.5-11.9 958 90.6 88.1-92.5
45-54 1,012 123 12.7 10.2-15.6 889 87.3 84.4-89.8
55-64 969 143 14.2 11.7-17.1 826 85.8 82.9-88.3
65-74 668 101 13.1 10.5-16.3 567 86.9 83.7-89.5
75+ 420 73 16.6 12.9-21.1 347 83.4 78.9-87.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 914 228 23.2 19.9-26.8 686 76.8 73.2-80.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,507 184 12.5 10.5-15.0 1,323 87.5 85.0-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,259 134 10.6 8.7-12.9 1,125 89.4 87.1-91.3
College Graduate 1,644 115 5.8 4.7- 7.2 1,529 94.2 92.8-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 484 157 30.3 25.0-36.1 327 69.7 63.9-75.0
$15,000- 24,999 800 153 19.3 16.0-23.1 647 80.7 76.9-84.0
$25,000- 34,999 646 71 10.5 8.1-13.6 575 89.5 86.4-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 802 72 10.0 7.7-12.9 730 90.0 87.1-92.3
$50,000-74,999 766 43 5.0 3.6- 7.0 723 95.0 93.0-96.4
$75,000+ 880 38 3.8 2.6- 5.4 842 96.2 94.6-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,622 665 42.4 39.4-45.5 957 57.6 54.5-60.6
No 3,693 0 0.0 . - . 3,693 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,705 216 12.2 10.3-14.3 1,489 87.8 85.7-89.7
Non-Veteran 3,500 443 12.2 10.9-13.7 3,057 87.8 86.3-89.1
Currently Serving 129 6 4.5 1.9-10.3 123 95.5 89.7-98.1

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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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