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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,606 278 14.7 12.5-17.3 1,328 85.3 82.7-87.5
GENDER
Male 601 88 13.1 9.5-17.7 513 86.9 82.3-90.5
Female 1,005 190 16.2 13.6-19.3 815 83.8 80.7-86.4
RACE
White 1,460 251 14.5 12.1-17.2 1,209 85.5 82.8-87.9
African American 42 11 18.4 9.2-33.4 31 81.6 66.6-90.8
Other Minorities 96 14 16.6 8.8-29.0 82 83.4 71.0-91.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 13 16.9 8.6-30.6 47 83.1 69.4-91.4
Non-Hispanic 1,541 263 14.5 12.2-17.2 1,278 85.5 82.8-87.8
AGE
18-24 50 8 15.1 6.2-32.5 42 84.9 67.5-93.8
25-34 164 19 12.1 6.8-20.6 145 87.9 79.4-93.2
35-44 238 26 10.4 6.6-16.0 212 89.6 84.0-93.4
45-54 309 52 14.3 10.0-20.0 257 85.7 80.0-90.0
55-64 342 69 18.0 13.7-23.2 273 82.0 76.8-86.3
65-74 285 61 19.3 14.6-24.9 224 80.7 75.1-85.4
75+ 212 43 17.4 12.4-23.8 169 82.6 76.2-87.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 78 28.6 20.1-39.0 176 71.4 61.0-79.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 494 88 14.1 10.8-18.1 406 85.9 81.9-89.2
Some Post-H.S. 405 65 13.0 9.6-17.3 340 87.0 82.7-90.4
College Graduate 447 47 8.6 6.1-12.0 400 91.4 88.0-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 215 73 31.1 22.6-41.1 142 68.9 58.9-77.4
$15,000- 24,999 299 77 22.7 16.9-29.8 222 77.3 70.2-83.1
$25,000- 34,999 236 39 13.6 9.2-19.7 197 86.4 80.3-90.8
$35,000- 49,999 252 26 9.4 6.0-14.4 226 90.6 85.6-94.0
$50,000-74,999 190 15 8.1 4.6-14.0 175 91.9 86.0-95.4
$75,000+ 191 14 5.3 2.7-10.0 177 94.7 90.0-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 649 278 43.4 38.1-48.9 371 56.6 51.1-61.9
No 952 0 0.0 . - . 952 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 43 15.5 11.0-21.5 196 84.5 78.5-89.0
Non-Veteran 1,367 235 14.6 12.1-17.5 1,132 85.4 82.5-87.9

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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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