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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 16,732 2,277 12.3 11.7-13.0 14,455 87.7 87.0-88.3
-Piedmont NC 9,400 1,173 11.0 10.2-11.9 8,227 89.0 88.1-89.8
GENDER
Male 3,432 393 9.9 8.6-11.3 3,039 90.1 88.7-91.4
Female 5,968 780 12.1 11.1-13.2 5,188 87.9 86.8-88.9
RACE
White 7,338 889 10.7 9.8-11.7 6,449 89.3 88.3-90.2
African American 1,492 223 13.2 11.2-15.6 1,269 86.8 84.4-88.8
Other Minorities 529 55 9.2 6.4-13.0 474 90.8 87.0-93.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 542 57 7.9 5.4-11.2 485 92.1 88.8-94.6
Non-Hispanic 8,852 1,116 11.4 10.5-12.3 7,736 88.6 87.7-89.5
AGE
18-24 420 48 12.9 9.2-17.7 372 87.1 82.3-90.8
25-34 1,306 99 6.8 5.3- 8.6 1,207 93.2 91.4-94.7
35-44 1,831 153 7.3 6.1- 8.8 1,678 92.7 91.2-93.9
45-54 1,799 233 12.2 10.5-14.2 1,566 87.8 85.8-89.5
55-64 1,697 254 13.5 11.7-15.6 1,443 86.5 84.4-88.3
65-74 1,266 180 14.2 12.0-16.7 1,086 85.8 83.3-88.0
75+ 1,034 200 19.4 16.6-22.4 834 80.6 77.6-83.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,455 367 21.4 18.4-24.8 1,088 78.6 75.2-81.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,660 342 11.4 10.0-13.1 2,318 88.6 86.9-90.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,247 264 10.4 8.9-12.2 1,983 89.6 87.8-91.1
College Graduate 3,023 196 5.8 4.9- 7.0 2,827 94.2 93.0-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,009 285 24.5 20.9-28.5 724 75.5 71.5-79.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,586 253 13.7 11.5-16.2 1,333 86.3 83.8-88.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,112 135 11.4 9.3-14.0 977 88.6 86.0-90.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,237 100 7.2 5.8- 9.1 1,137 92.8 90.9-94.2
$50,000-74,999 1,289 93 6.6 5.2- 8.3 1,196 93.4 91.7-94.8
$75,000+ 1,775 69 4.0 2.9- 5.5 1,706 96.0 94.5-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,796 1,173 43.7 41.1-46.3 1,623 56.3 53.7-58.9
No 6,571 0 0.0 . - . 6,571 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,124 162 12.2 10.2-14.6 962 87.8 85.4-89.8
Non-Veteran 8,272 1,011 10.9 10.0-11.9 7,261 89.1 88.1-90.0

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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