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2006 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 15,024 2,300 13.6 12.9-14.4 12,724 86.4 85.6-87.1
-Piedmont NC 8,401 1,222 12.9 11.9-14.0 7,179 87.1 86.0-88.1
GENDER
Male 3,109 389 12.0 10.4-13.8 2,720 88.0 86.2-89.6
Female 5,292 833 13.9 12.7-15.1 4,459 86.1 84.9-87.3
RACE
White 6,539 904 12.3 11.2-13.5 5,635 87.7 86.5-88.8
African American 1,257 223 14.5 12.2-17.2 1,034 85.5 82.8-87.8
Other Minorities 572 93 14.6 11.3-18.7 479 85.4 81.3-88.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 470 64 12.1 8.9-16.3 406 87.9 83.7-91.1
Non-Hispanic 7,918 1,155 13.0 12.0-14.1 6,763 87.0 85.9-88.0
AGE
18-24 324 38 12.4 8.5-17.9 286 87.6 82.1-91.5
25-34 1,004 92 9.4 7.3-12.1 912 90.6 87.9-92.7
35-44 1,528 153 9.0 7.2-11.1 1,375 91.0 88.9-92.8
45-54 1,667 266 14.9 12.9-17.1 1,401 85.1 82.9-87.1
55-64 1,645 284 17.1 14.9-19.5 1,361 82.9 80.5-85.1
65-74 1,241 190 16.1 13.7-18.7 1,051 83.9 81.3-86.3
75+ 932 192 19.5 16.7-22.6 740 80.5 77.4-83.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,196 356 27.7 24.0-31.7 840 72.3 68.3-76.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,413 371 13.5 11.6-15.6 2,042 86.5 84.4-88.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,047 278 12.1 10.2-14.3 1,769 87.9 85.7-89.8
College Graduate 2,725 215 6.9 5.8- 8.2 2,510 93.1 91.8-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 847 292 32.9 28.0-38.3 555 67.1 61.7-72.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,314 286 20.4 17.3-23.9 1,028 79.6 76.1-82.7
$25,000- 34,999 935 121 12.7 10.2-15.9 814 87.3 84.1-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,156 126 9.9 8.0-12.4 1,030 90.1 87.6-92.0
$50,000-74,999 1,099 92 8.0 5.7-11.0 1,007 92.0 89.0-94.3
$75,000+ 1,843 100 5.3 4.1- 6.8 1,743 94.7 93.2-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,902 1,222 43.7 41.1-46.4 1,680 56.3 53.6-58.9
No 5,479 0 0.0 . - . 5,479 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,109 176 15.2 12.8-18.0 933 84.8 82.0-87.2
Non-Veteran 7,286 1,046 12.6 11.6-13.8 6,240 87.4 86.2-88.4

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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