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2012 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 10,807 1,603 14.6 13.7-15.5 9,204 85.4 84.5-86.3
GENDER
Male 4,167 564 13.7 12.4-15.2 3,603 86.3 84.8-87.6
Female 6,640 1,039 15.3 14.2-16.5 5,601 84.7 83.5-85.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 7,531 1,060 14.3 13.2-15.4 6,471 85.7 84.6-86.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,907 329 15.9 13.9-18.2 1,578 84.1 81.8-86.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 412 89 26.9 19.9-35.2 323 73.1 64.8-80.1
Non-Hispanic Other 261 37 11.0 7.2-16.5 224 89.0 83.5-92.8
Hispanic 618 71 12.2 9.5-15.7 547 87.8 84.3-90.5
AGE
18-34 1,703 215 13.4 11.6-15.5 1,488 86.6 84.5-88.4
35-44 1,477 183 12.0 10.1-14.1 1,294 88.0 85.9-89.9
45-54 1,882 338 18.5 16.3-20.9 1,544 81.5 79.1-83.7
55-64 2,238 371 15.6 13.8-17.7 1,867 84.4 82.3-86.2
65-74 1,983 258 12.4 10.7-14.2 1,725 87.6 85.8-89.3
75+ 1,424 228 16.1 13.9-18.6 1,196 83.9 81.4-86.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,339 379 27.5 24.4-30.9 960 72.5 69.1-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,099 509 15.5 14.0-17.2 2,590 84.5 82.8-86.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,953 447 13.4 12.0-14.9 2,506 86.6 85.1-88.0
College Graduate 3,382 265 6.4 5.6- 7.4 3,117 93.6 92.6-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,295 408 31.6 28.3-35.1 887 68.4 64.9-71.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,862 383 19.8 17.6-22.3 1,479 80.2 77.7-82.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,159 154 12.1 10.0-14.4 1,005 87.9 85.6-90.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,333 157 11.4 9.2-14.1 1,176 88.6 85.9-90.8
$50,000-74,999 1,290 86 6.6 5.1- 8.5 1,204 93.4 91.5-94.9
$75,000+ 2,043 104 5.7 4.5- 7.1 1,939 94.3 92.9-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,397 194 13.2 11.2-15.5 1,203 86.8 84.5-88.8
Non-Veteran 9,407 1,409 14.7 13.8-15.7 7,998 85.3 84.3-86.2

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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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