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2012 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 10,807 1,603 14.6 13.7-15.5 9,204 85.4 84.5-86.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,952 336 15.9 13.9-18.1 1,616 84.1 81.9-86.1
GENDER
Male 660 95 13.0 10.2-16.4 565 87.0 83.6-89.8
Female 1,292 241 18.3 15.6-21.3 1,051 81.7 78.7-84.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,905 329 15.9 13.9-18.2 1,576 84.1 81.8-86.1
AGE
18-34 401 49 12.9 9.6-17.1 352 87.1 82.9-90.4
35-44 282 37 10.3 7.0-15.0 245 89.7 85.0-93.0
45-54 379 83 21.1 16.1-27.0 296 78.9 73.0-83.9
55-64 423 87 20.7 15.8-26.7 336 79.3 73.3-84.2
65-74 285 44 14.1 9.7-20.0 241 85.9 80.0-90.3
75+ 159 35 24.9 16.9-35.0 124 75.1 65.0-83.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 307 99 29.4 22.9-36.9 208 70.6 63.1-77.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 600 103 15.5 12.4-19.4 497 84.5 80.6-87.6
Some Post-H.S. 582 97 13.6 10.7-17.0 485 86.4 83.0-89.3
College Graduate 456 37 6.6 4.5- 9.7 419 93.4 90.3-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 367 102 24.6 19.6-30.5 265 75.4 69.5-80.4
$15,000- 24,999 444 98 20.1 15.7-25.4 346 79.9 74.6-84.3
$25,000- 34,999 252 26 8.3 5.2-12.8 226 91.7 87.2-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 215 21 7.6 4.5-12.6 194 92.4 87.4-95.5
$50,000- 74,999 194 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 34 12.9 8.8-18.5 205 87.1 81.5-91.2
Non-Veteran 1,713 302 16.3 14.2-18.7 1,411 83.7 81.3-85.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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