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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,571 293 14.8 12.7-17.2 1,278 85.2 82.8-87.3
AGE
18-24 50 6 10.1 3.8-24.1 44 89.9 75.9-96.2
25-34 191 11 4.8 2.0-11.0 180 95.2 89.0-98.0
35-44 260 24 9.0 5.6-14.2 236 91.0 85.8-94.4
45-54 340 69 17.9 13.3-23.8 271 82.1 76.2-86.7
55-64 292 66 18.3 13.7-24.0 226 81.7 76.0-86.3
65-74 255 66 27.1 20.3-35.1 189 72.9 64.9-79.7
75+ 167 50 30.7 22.1-40.9 117 69.3 59.1-77.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 297 117 37.5 30.6-45.0 180 62.5 55.0-69.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 511 96 17.3 13.0-22.7 415 82.7 77.3-87.0
Some Post-H.S. 401 52 9.1 6.2-13.2 349 90.9 86.8-93.8
College Graduate 361 28 4.7 3.0- 7.3 333 95.3 92.7-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 315 109 30.6 24.4-37.7 206 69.4 62.3-75.6
$15,000- 24,999 358 74 18.9 13.7-25.6 284 81.1 74.4-86.3
$25,000- 34,999 199 28 11.7 7.4-18.1 171 88.3 81.9-92.6
$35,000- 49,999 183 17 7.1 4.1-12.0 166 92.9 88.0-95.9
$50,000-74,999 159 9 5.3 2.5-10.6 150 94.7 89.4-97.5
$75,000+ 138 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2 131 97.7 94.8-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 8 24.3 10.7-46.3 42 75.7 53.7-89.3
Non-Veteran 1,521 285 14.4 12.3-16.8 1,236 85.6 83.2-87.7

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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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