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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 684 130 17.0 13.2-21.6 554 83.0 78.4-86.8
AGE
18-24 29 2 12.0 2.2-44.6 27 88.0 55.4-97.8
25-34 66 9 12.5 6.0-24.3 57 87.5 75.7-94.0
35-44 126 27 18.6 12.3-27.2 99 81.4 72.8-87.7
45-54 170 32 18.1 11.5-27.2 138 81.9 72.8-88.5
55-64 145 26 17.3 10.1-27.9 119 82.7 72.1-89.9
65-74 88 21 23.0 14.1-35.2 67 77.0 64.8-85.9
75+ 57 12 25.4 12.8-44.2 45 74.6 55.8-87.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 48 33.8 22.9-46.8 70 66.2 53.2-77.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 274 49 18.1 11.6-27.1 225 81.9 72.9-88.4
Some Post-H.S. 164 23 12.6 7.9-19.5 141 87.4 80.5-92.1
College Graduate 126 10 9.5 4.4-19.0 116 90.5 81.0-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 46 45.1 32.0-58.9 54 54.9 41.1-68.0
$15,000- 24,999 124 30 21.2 12.6-33.3 94 78.8 66.7-87.4
$25,000- 34,999 84 11 22.3 7.6-50.0 73 77.7 50.0-92.4
$35,000- 49,999 126 20 12.5 7.4-20.4 106 87.5 79.6-92.6
$50,000-74,999 87 5 6.3 2.4-15.5 82 93.7 84.5-97.6
$75,000+ 96 5 4.0 1.5-10.5 91 96.0 89.5-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 36 19.6 11.5-31.3 197 80.4 68.7-88.5
Non-Veteran 451 94 15.9 12.2-20.5 357 84.1 79.5-87.8

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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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