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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 395 67 16.9 11.9-23.4 328 83.1 76.6-88.1
GENDER
Male 167 30 18.4 11.1-29.0 137 81.6 71.0-88.9
Female 228 37 15.4 9.5-24.2 191 84.6 75.8-90.5
RACE
White 343 55 16.1 11.1-22.8 288 83.9 77.2-88.9
Other 52 12 19.8 8.3-40.3 40 80.2 59.7-91.7
AGE
18-44 107 13 15.8 7.9-28.8 94 84.2 71.2-92.1
45+ 285 54 18.2 13.6-23.9 231 81.8 76.1-86.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 207 49 23.9 15.9-34.3 158 76.1 65.7-84.1
Some College + 187 18 9.1 4.7-17.1 169 90.9 82.9-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 52 24.9 17.2-34.5 158 75.1 65.5-82.8
$50,000+ 120 4 3.9 1.3-11.2 116 96.1 88.8-98.7

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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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