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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Care Giving

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 3,089 1,273 40.1 37.4-42.9 1,816 59.9 57.1-62.6
-Gaston County 97 36 37.5 26.6-49.8 61 62.5 50.2-73.4
GENDER
Male 35 16 39.4 22.9-58.7 19 60.6 41.3-77.1
Female 62 20 35.9 22.4-52.1 42 64.1 47.9-77.6
RACE
White 85 33 44.2 32.0-57.1 52 55.8 42.9-68.0
Other 12 3 8.3 2.2-26.2 9 91.7 73.8-97.8
AGE
18-44 17 7 46.1 23.4-70.5 10 53.9 29.5-76.6
45+ 79 29 33.9 23.2-46.6 50 66.1 53.4-76.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 38 16 39.8 22.9-59.5 22 60.2 40.5-77.1
Some College + 59 20 36.0 22.8-51.9 39 64.0 48.1-77.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 48 21 49.7 32.9-66.5 27 50.3 33.5-67.1
$50,000+ 39 15 36.2 21.0-54.8 24 63.8 45.2-79.0

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*Asked only of care givers providing care to those age 60 and older.

^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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