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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,670 304 15.8 13.1-19.0 1,366 84.2 81.0-86.9
GENDER
Male 541 89 14.9 10.6-20.6 452 85.1 79.4-89.4
Female 1,129 215 16.6 13.3-20.5 914 83.4 79.5-86.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 2 10.7 1.8-43.5 14 89.3 56.5-98.2
Non-Hispanic 1,653 302 15.9 13.2-19.1 1,351 84.1 80.9-86.8
AGE
18-24 74 11 11.6 5.4-23.4 63 88.4 76.6-94.6
25-34 181 20 5.2 3.0- 8.9 161 94.8 91.1-97.0
35-44 258 34 16.3 10.4-24.6 224 83.7 75.4-89.6
45-54 363 64 19.8 12.8-29.2 299 80.2 70.8-87.2
55-64 373 79 21.0 15.4-27.9 294 79.0 72.1-84.6
65+ 409 93 20.9 15.2-27.9 316 79.1 72.1-84.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 283 109 35.2 26.1-45.5 174 64.8 54.5-73.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 585 104 16.8 11.9-23.3 481 83.2 76.7-88.1
Some Post-H.S. 410 53 11.7 7.6-17.6 357 88.3 82.4-92.4
College Graduate 388 36 6.6 4.2-10.1 352 93.4 89.9-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 105 28.0 21.3-36.0 215 72.0 64.0-78.7
$15,000- 24,999 354 71 20.1 13.9-28.2 283 79.9 71.8-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 190 29 17.1 7.7-33.8 161 82.9 66.2-92.3
$35,000-49,999 197 19 7.8 4.2-14.0 178 92.2 86.0-95.8
$50,000- 74,999 191 15 7.8 3.2-17.9 176 92.2 82.1-96.8
$75,000+ 183 8 2.7 1.2- 5.9 175 97.3 94.1-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 204 36 18.7 12.4-27.3 168 81.3 72.7-87.6
Non-Veteran 1,330 247 15.6 12.5-19.2 1,083 84.4 80.8-87.5

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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.

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