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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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 15,276 2,269 13.0 12.2-13.9 13,007 87.0 86.1-87.8
-Buncombe County 340 52 13.0 9.4-17.8 288 87.0 82.2-90.6
GENDER
Male 127 16 11.5 6.4-20.0 111 88.5 80.0-93.6
Female 213 36 14.2 9.6-20.5 177 85.8 79.5-90.4
RACE
White 306 45 13.4 9.4-18.6 261 86.6 81.4-90.6
Other 32 6 9.2 3.7-21.0 26 90.8 79.0-96.3
AGE
18-44 74 10 12.2 6.1-22.8 64 87.8 77.2-93.9
45+ 265 41 13.5 9.6-18.5 224 86.5 81.5-90.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 30 20.9 13.6-30.8 81 79.1 69.2-86.4
Some College + 228 21 8.8 5.2-14.6 207 91.2 85.4-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 36 17.5 11.7-25.3 146 82.5 74.7-88.3
$50,000+ 123 8 5.8 2.6-12.2 115 94.2 87.8-97.4

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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