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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 1,623 692 41.0 37.4-44.7 931 59.0 55.3-62.6
AGE
18-24 31 12 42.0 21.2-66.2 19 58.0 33.8-78.8
25-34 100 34 34.4 24.4-46.0 66 65.6 54.0-75.6
35-44 199 73 38.0 30.0-46.7 126 62.0 53.3-70.0
45-54 382 173 42.3 36.4-48.4 209 57.7 51.6-63.6
55-64 423 200 46.7 41.0-52.5 223 53.3 47.5-59.0
65-74 301 125 38.1 31.7-44.9 176 61.9 55.1-68.3
75+ 177 71 41.5 32.7-50.8 106 58.5 49.2-67.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 152 52 33.9 24.7-44.6 100 66.1 55.4-75.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 456 194 42.4 34.4-50.8 262 57.6 49.2-65.6
Some Post-H.S. 509 226 42.8 36.7-49.2 283 57.2 50.8-63.3
College Graduate 504 220 40.2 34.7-45.8 284 59.8 54.2-65.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 68 38.7 29.3-49.0 96 61.3 51.0-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 274 108 41.6 32.4-51.5 166 58.4 48.5-67.6
$25,000- 34,999 171 68 35.9 26.8-46.2 103 64.1 53.8-73.2
$35,000- 49,999 244 114 41.6 32.8-51.0 130 58.4 49.0-67.2
$50,000-74,999 239 104 42.1 33.9-50.8 135 57.9 49.2-66.1
$75,000+ 311 141 45.7 37.0-54.7 170 54.3 45.3-63.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 610 260 43.9 37.5-50.5 350 56.1 49.5-62.5
No 1,006 427 39.3 35.0-43.7 579 60.7 56.3-65.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 9 36.2 16.1-62.5 17 63.8 37.5-83.9
Non-Veteran 1,597 683 41.1 37.4-44.8 914 58.9 55.2-62.6

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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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