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2009 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 12,291 1,785 13.4 12.4-14.6 10,506 86.6 85.4-87.6
GENDER
Male 4,571 622 13.1 11.3-15.1 3,949 86.9 84.9-88.7
Female 7,720 1,163 13.7 12.5-15.1 6,557 86.3 84.9-87.5
RACE
White 9,810 1,333 12.7 11.5-13.9 8,477 87.3 86.1-88.5
African American 1,670 304 15.8 13.1-19.0 1,366 84.2 81.0-86.9
Asian 92 12 9.2 4.5-17.9 80 90.8 82.1-95.5
Native American 281 75 23.9 17.0-32.5 206 76.1 67.5-83.0
Other Minorities 362 50 13.8 8.6-21.4 312 86.2 78.6-91.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 395 49 13.4 8.5-20.6 346 86.6 79.4-91.5
-English Speaking 212 15 6.7 3.4-12.9 197 93.3 87.1-96.6
-Spanish Speaking 183 34 17.3 10.0-28.3 149 82.7 71.7-90.0
Non-Hispanic 11,863 1,730 13.4 12.4-14.6 10,133 86.6 85.4-87.6
AGE
18-24 356 50 14.6 9.7-21.4 306 85.4 78.6-90.3
25-34 1,108 107 9.9 7.5-12.8 1,001 90.1 87.2-92.5
35-44 1,824 188 11.1 9.1-13.5 1,636 88.9 86.5-90.9
45-54 2,396 363 14.2 12.0-16.7 2,033 85.8 83.3-88.0
55-64 2,609 387 14.3 12.4-16.4 2,222 85.7 83.6-87.6
65-74 2,222 316 12.6 10.9-14.7 1,906 87.4 85.3-89.1
75+ 1,677 362 23.0 19.9-26.5 1,315 77.0 73.5-80.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,536 488 30.1 25.7-34.9 1,048 69.9 65.1-74.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,601 564 14.1 12.2-16.2 3,037 85.9 83.8-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,150 409 12.6 10.4-15.2 2,741 87.4 84.8-89.6
College Graduate 3,988 320 6.7 5.7- 7.9 3,668 93.3 92.1-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,322 411 27.0 22.5-32.0 911 73.0 68.0-77.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,933 383 18.9 16.0-22.2 1,550 81.1 77.8-84.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,266 188 17.0 13.0-21.9 1,078 83.0 78.1-87.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,599 155 11.1 8.5-14.3 1,444 88.9 85.7-91.5
$50,000-74,999 1,723 140 7.4 5.8- 9.5 1,583 92.6 90.5-94.2
$75,000+ 2,653 140 5.4 3.7- 7.9 2,513 94.6 92.1-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,607 230 13.1 10.8-15.7 1,377 86.9 84.3-89.2
Non-Veteran 9,658 1,413 13.6 12.4-15.0 8,245 86.4 85.0-87.6

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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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