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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 109 35 24.6 16.5-35.1 74 75.4 64.9-83.5
GENDER
Male 36 13 27.1 14.0-46.0 23 72.9 54.0-86.0
Female 73 22 23.0 13.8-35.8 51 77.0 64.2-86.2
RACE
White 77 24 23.2 14.1-35.8 53 76.8 64.2-85.9
Other 31 10 26.0 12.4-46.4 21 74.0 53.6-87.6
AGE
18-44 24 6 15.8 6.4-34.1 18 84.2 65.9-93.6
45+ 81 27 31.2 20.8-44.0 54 68.8 56.0-79.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 21 7 14.4 4.6-37.0 14 85.6 63.0-95.4
Some College + 88 28 29.0 19.6-40.7 60 71.0 59.3-80.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 45 14 19.0 9.2-35.1 31 81.0 64.9-90.8
$50,000+ 47 18 34.5 21.3-50.7 29 65.5 49.3-78.7

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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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