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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 15,276 2,269 13.0 12.2-13.9 13,007 87.0 86.1-87.8
GENDER
Male 5,781 808 12.8 11.5-14.2 4,973 87.2 85.8-88.5
Female 9,495 1,461 13.2 12.2-14.3 8,034 86.8 85.7-87.8
RACE
White 11,928 1,657 12.1 11.3-13.0 10,271 87.9 87.0-88.7
African American 2,255 423 15.8 13.7-18.2 1,832 84.2 81.8-86.3
Asian 98 7 9.6 2.7-28.8 91 90.4 71.2-97.3
Native American 310 82 21.8 16.7-28.0 228 78.2 72.0-83.3
Other Minorities 629 88 12.9 9.4-17.5 541 87.1 82.5-90.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 609 92 13.0 9.7-17.3 517 87.0 82.7-90.3
-English Speaking 228 38 14.1 8.6-22.1 190 85.9 77.9-91.4
-Spanish Speaking 381 54 12.6 8.7-18.0 327 87.4 82.0-91.3
Non-Hispanic 14,624 2,157 13.0 12.1-13.8 12,467 87.0 86.2-87.9
AGE
18-24 461 63 14.0 10.2-19.0 398 86.0 81.0-89.8
25-34 1,455 134 8.9 7.1-10.9 1,321 91.1 89.1-92.9
35-44 2,356 232 9.8 8.4-11.5 2,124 90.2 88.5-91.6
45-54 2,976 438 13.4 11.9-15.0 2,538 86.6 85.0-88.1
55-64 3,287 536 15.0 13.5-16.6 2,751 85.0 83.4-86.5
65-74 2,670 403 15.1 13.5-16.9 2,267 84.9 83.1-86.5
75+ 1,972 450 22.6 20.3-25.2 1,522 77.4 74.8-79.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,147 668 26.6 23.7-29.7 1,479 73.4 70.3-76.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,444 754 15.5 13.8-17.5 3,690 84.5 82.5-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 4,008 506 11.3 9.9-12.9 3,502 88.7 87.1-90.1
College Graduate 4,645 337 5.6 4.8- 6.4 4,308 94.4 93.6-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,712 566 31.1 27.4-35.1 1,146 68.9 64.9-72.6
$15,000- 24,999 2,446 541 19.2 17.0-21.7 1,905 80.8 78.3-83.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,616 245 16.1 13.1-19.6 1,371 83.9 80.4-86.9
$35,000- 49,999 2,135 226 9.6 8.1-11.4 1,909 90.4 88.6-91.9
$50,000-74,999 2,198 162 6.4 5.3- 7.7 2,036 93.6 92.3-94.7
$75,000+ 3,166 144 4.7 3.5- 6.2 3,022 95.3 93.8-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,312 324 13.3 11.1-15.8 1,988 86.7 84.2-88.9
Non-Veteran 12,957 1,944 12.9 12.1-13.9 11,013 87.1 86.1-87.9

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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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