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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 15,276 2,269 13.0 12.2-13.9 13,007 87.0 86.1-87.8
-Piedmont NC 7,354 987 11.9 10.8-13.1 6,367 88.1 86.9-89.2
GENDER
Male 2,819 366 11.5 9.8-13.4 2,453 88.5 86.6-90.2
Female 4,535 621 12.3 10.8-13.9 3,914 87.7 86.1-89.2
RACE
White 5,876 758 11.4 10.2-12.7 5,118 88.6 87.3-89.8
African American 1,014 166 13.1 10.6-16.1 848 86.9 83.9-89.4
Other Minorities 444 59 12.9 8.7-18.7 385 87.1 81.3-91.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 333 47 12.0 7.8-18.0 286 88.0 82.0-92.2
Non-Hispanic 7,004 936 11.9 10.7-13.1 6,068 88.1 86.9-89.3
AGE
18-24 209 31 15.5 10.2-22.8 178 84.5 77.2-89.8
25-34 726 62 8.3 5.9-11.4 664 91.7 88.6-94.1
35-44 1,206 91 7.4 5.7- 9.6 1,115 92.6 90.4-94.3
45-54 1,481 169 10.4 8.5-12.5 1,312 89.6 87.5-91.5
55-64 1,549 247 14.2 12.1-16.6 1,302 85.8 83.4-87.9
65-74 1,209 174 15.4 13.0-18.2 1,035 84.6 81.8-87.0
75+ 915 209 23.8 20.2-27.8 706 76.2 72.2-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 922 257 23.8 19.6-28.7 665 76.2 71.3-80.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,019 327 15.3 12.8-18.2 1,692 84.7 81.8-87.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,893 236 11.1 9.1-13.5 1,657 88.9 86.5-90.9
College Graduate 2,504 166 5.0 4.0- 6.1 2,338 95.0 93.9-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 676 211 29.8 23.8-36.6 465 70.2 63.4-76.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,129 252 19.0 15.7-22.8 877 81.0 77.2-84.3
$25,000- 34,999 714 109 14.7 11.4-18.9 605 85.3 81.1-88.6
$35,000- 49,999 980 93 8.6 6.6-11.2 887 91.4 88.8-93.4
$50,000-74,999 1,047 87 6.7 5.2- 8.7 960 93.3 91.3-94.8
$75,000+ 1,836 72 4.4 2.9- 6.7 1,764 95.6 93.3-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 987 149 13.2 10.5-16.5 838 86.8 83.5-89.5
Non-Veteran 6,364 838 11.7 10.5-13.0 5,526 88.3 87.0-89.5

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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