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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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 12,291 1,785 13.4 12.4-14.6 10,506 86.6 85.4-87.6
-Gaston County 319 55 16.1 11.2-22.6 264 83.9 77.4-88.8
GENDER
Male 119 15 15.9 8.0-29.2 104 84.1 70.8-92.0
Female 200 40 16.2 11.1-23.1 160 83.8 76.9-88.9
RACE
White 275 44 13.6 9.5-19.2 231 86.4 80.8-90.5
Other 44 11 28.1 11.8-53.3 33 71.9 46.7-88.2
AGE
18-44 83 16 17.4 9.0-31.1 67 82.6 68.9-91.0
45+ 232 38 14.9 10.3-21.1 194 85.1 78.9-89.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 34 17.8 12.0-25.7 140 82.2 74.3-88.0
Some College + 144 21 14.5 7.6-25.9 123 85.5 74.1-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 176 32 17.7 10.3-28.6 144 82.3 71.4-89.7
$50,000+ 85 8 8.3 3.9-16.6 77 91.7 83.4-96.1

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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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