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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Aging and Caregiving

Did that person have a problem with memory loss or confusion or a disorder like Alzheimer's Disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,067 1,699 42.5 40.6-44.4 2,368 57.5 55.6-59.4
-Wake County 134 59 45.2 35.9-54.9 75 54.8 45.1-64.1
GENDER
Male 49 20 45.1 30.4-60.7 29 54.9 39.3-69.6
Female 85 39 45.2 33.8-57.2 46 54.8 42.8-66.2
RACE
White 91 41 46.0 35.0-57.4 50 54.0 42.6-65.0
Other 42 17 41.4 25.6-59.2 25 58.6 40.8-74.4
AGE
18-44 52 16 28.7 16.9-44.4 36 71.3 55.6-83.1
45+ 82 43 57.2 45.2-68.4 39 42.8 31.6-54.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 32 14 44.8 27.0-64.0 18 55.2 36.0-73.0
Some College + 101 45 45.9 35.1-57.1 56 54.1 42.9-64.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 43 16 36.2 21.8-53.6 27 63.8 46.4-78.2
$50,000+ 57 28 51.5 37.1-65.6 29 48.5 34.4-62.9

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Asked only of respondents who provided regular care or assistance to an older adult who has a long-term illness or disability.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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