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2011 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 10,787 1,585 14.5 13.5-15.7 9,202 85.5 84.3-86.5
GENDER
Male 4,001 543 14.1 12.5-16.0 3,458 85.9 84.0-87.5
Female 6,786 1,042 14.9 13.6-16.3 5,744 85.1 83.7-86.4
RACE
White 8,291 1,150 14.0 12.8-15.3 7,141 86.0 84.7-87.2
African American 1,660 281 15.0 12.6-17.9 1,379 85.0 82.1-87.4
Native American 253 66 26.1 18.4-35.7 187 73.9 64.3-81.6
Other Minorities 511 81 16.4 12.1-21.9 430 83.6 78.1-87.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 493 84 16.5 12.3-21.8 409 83.5 78.2-87.7
-English Speaking 217 30 9.0 5.4-14.7 187 91.0 85.3-94.6
-Spanish Speaking 276 54 20.3 14.5-27.7 222 79.7 72.3-85.5
Non-Hispanic 10,267 1,493 14.4 13.3-15.5 8,774 85.6 84.5-86.7
AGE
18-34 1,256 142 12.0 9.8-14.6 1,114 88.0 85.4-90.2
35-44 1,435 176 12.8 10.5-15.6 1,259 87.2 84.4-89.5
45-54 1,991 347 17.4 15.0-20.1 1,644 82.6 79.9-85.0
55-64 2,349 378 16.6 14.5-19.0 1,971 83.4 81.0-85.5
65-74 2,022 258 14.8 12.5-17.6 1,764 85.2 82.4-87.5
75+ 1,611 265 16.7 14.0-19.9 1,346 83.3 80.1-86.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,329 403 29.8 26.1-33.9 926 70.2 66.1-73.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,073 488 14.3 12.4-16.4 2,585 85.7 83.6-87.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,746 410 13.0 11.3-15.0 2,336 87.0 85.0-88.7
College Graduate 3,612 276 6.2 5.2- 7.5 3,336 93.8 92.5-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,273 389 29.7 25.8-33.9 884 70.3 66.1-74.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,826 361 20.9 17.9-24.2 1,465 79.1 75.8-82.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,060 145 13.9 10.9-17.4 915 86.1 82.6-89.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,334 151 11.6 9.3-14.4 1,183 88.4 85.6-90.7
$50,000-74,999 1,267 106 8.3 6.2-10.9 1,161 91.7 89.1-93.8
$75,000+ 2,157 110 3.6 2.8- 4.6 2,047 96.4 95.4-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,502 222 15.1 12.5-18.2 1,280 84.9 81.8-87.5
Non-Veteran 9,281 1,362 14.5 13.3-15.7 7,919 85.5 84.3-86.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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