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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-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
-FEMALES 9,495 1,461 13.2 12.2-14.3 8,034 86.8 85.7-87.8
RACE
White 7,307 1,048 12.7 11.5-13.9 6,259 87.3 86.1-88.5
African American 1,571 293 14.8 12.7-17.2 1,278 85.2 82.8-87.3
Other Minorities 582 111 14.0 9.9-19.4 471 86.0 80.6-90.1
AGE
18-24 266 36 13.5 8.5-20.6 230 86.5 79.4-91.5
25-34 909 83 8.2 6.2-10.7 826 91.8 89.3-93.8
35-44 1,435 137 8.8 7.2-10.7 1,298 91.2 89.3-92.8
45-54 1,818 279 14.2 12.3-16.3 1,539 85.8 83.7-87.7
55-64 1,958 322 14.9 13.0-16.9 1,636 85.1 83.1-87.0
65-74 1,699 276 16.3 14.2-18.6 1,423 83.7 81.4-85.8
75+ 1,334 317 24.0 21.0-27.1 1,017 76.0 72.9-79.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,302 417 28.5 25.0-32.1 885 71.5 67.9-75.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,745 490 16.1 13.8-18.7 2,255 83.9 81.3-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,676 340 11.3 9.6-13.2 2,336 88.7 86.8-90.4
College Graduate 2,753 212 6.0 5.0- 7.1 2,541 94.0 92.9-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,211 388 30.0 25.6-34.8 823 70.0 65.2-74.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,576 332 19.1 16.4-22.0 1,244 80.9 78.0-83.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,003 143 14.0 11.3-17.2 860 86.0 82.8-88.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,264 123 8.6 6.9-10.7 1,141 91.4 89.3-93.1
$50,000-74,999 1,252 101 7.1 5.6- 9.0 1,151 92.9 91.0-94.4
$75,000+ 1,697 83 4.8 3.1- 7.4 1,614 95.2 92.6-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 203 23 14.4 8.4-23.5 180 85.6 76.5-91.6
Non-Veteran 9,292 1,438 13.2 12.2-14.2 7,854 86.8 85.8-87.8

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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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