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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,255 423 15.8 13.7-18.2 1,832 84.2 81.8-86.3
GENDER
Males 684 130 17.0 13.2-21.6 554 83.0 78.4-86.8
Females 1,571 293 14.8 12.7-17.2 1,278 85.2 82.8-87.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 6 42.1 17.7-71.0 18 57.9 29.0-82.3
Non-Hispanic 2,219 410 15.5 13.3-17.9 1,809 84.5 82.1-86.7
AGE
18-24 79 8 11.1 3.8-28.3 71 88.9 71.7-96.2
25-34 257 20 7.9 4.5-13.5 237 92.1 86.5-95.5
35-44 386 51 13.8 10.1-18.7 335 86.2 81.3-89.9
45-54 510 101 18.0 13.8-23.1 409 82.0 76.9-86.2
55-64 437 92 17.8 13.5-23.3 345 82.2 76.7-86.5
65-74 343 87 25.5 19.9-32.1 256 74.5 67.9-80.1
75+ 224 62 28.8 21.3-37.8 162 71.2 62.2-78.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 415 165 35.9 29.5-42.9 250 64.1 57.1-70.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 785 145 17.7 13.5-22.9 640 82.3 77.1-86.5
Some Post-H.S. 565 75 10.5 7.8-14.0 490 89.5 86.0-92.2
College Graduate 487 38 6.6 4.1-10.5 449 93.4 89.5-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 415 155 36.3 29.8-43.3 260 63.7 56.7-70.2
$15,000- 24,999 482 104 19.9 14.9-26.0 378 80.1 74.0-85.1
$25,000- 34,999 283 39 16.1 8.3-28.8 244 83.9 71.2-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 309 37 10.1 6.8-14.7 272 89.9 85.3-93.2
$50,000-74,999 246 14 5.8 3.1-10.6 232 94.2 89.4-96.9
$75,000+ 234 12 3.2 1.6- 6.3 222 96.8 93.7-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 44 20.2 12.8-30.5 239 79.8 69.5-87.2
Non-Veteran 1,972 379 15.0 13.0-17.2 1,593 85.0 82.8-87.0

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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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