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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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 10,787 1,585 14.5 13.5-15.7 9,202 85.5 84.3-86.5
-Western NC 1,862 319 18.6 15.9-21.6 1,543 81.4 78.4-84.1
GENDER
Male 713 118 19.2 15.1-24.0 595 80.8 76.0-84.9
Female 1,149 201 18.0 14.6-22.0 948 82.0 78.0-85.4
RACE
White 1,715 282 18.3 15.4-21.5 1,433 81.7 78.5-84.6
Other minorities 135 *** *** *** 99 77.7 66.0-86.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,811 310 18.3 15.6-21.4 1,501 81.7 78.6-84.4
AGE
18-34 149 17 13.6 7.5-23.4 132 86.4 76.6-92.5
35-54 525 111 22.7 17.9-28.3 414 77.3 71.7-82.1
55-64 449 82 20.7 15.9-26.5 367 79.3 73.5-84.1
65-74 408 55 14.8 11.0-19.7 353 85.2 80.3-89.0
75+ 315 52 17.9 13.0-24.1 263 82.1 75.9-87.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 87 36.8 28.9-45.5 175 63.2 54.5-71.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 554 96 16.0 12.0-21.0 458 84.0 79.0-88.0
Some Post-H.S. 493 91 18.1 13.0-24.6 402 81.9 75.4-87.0
College Graduate 551 45 7.3 5.0-10.4 506 92.7 89.6-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 275 98 36.9 28.3-46.3 177 63.1 53.7-71.7
$15,000- 24,999 360 75 20.3 14.9-27.0 285 79.7 73.0-85.1
$25,000- 34,999 228 31 16.6 10.7-24.8 197 83.4 75.2-89.3
$35,000- 49,999 223 27 8.7 5.7-13.2 196 91.3 86.8-94.3
$50,000+ 455 32 8.0 4.8-12.9 423 92.0 87.1-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 265 47 20.5 14.2-28.7 218 79.5 71.3-85.8
Non-Veteran 1,597 272 18.3 15.4-21.6 1,325 81.7 78.4-84.6

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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).

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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