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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 97 36 31.3 19.9-45.5 61 68.7 54.5-80.1
GENDER
Male 30 6 20.4 7.6-44.6 24 79.6 55.4-92.4
Female 67 30 43.0 29.2-57.9 37 57.0 42.1-70.8
RACE
White 81 31 34.8 22.9-48.9 50 65.2 51.1-77.1
Other 16 5 24.8 7.6-56.8 11 75.2 43.2-92.4
AGE
18-44 19 6 28.4 11.2-55.6 13 71.6 44.4-88.8
45+ 77 30 33.9 21.8-48.7 47 66.1 51.3-78.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 14 24.5 11.5-44.8 30 75.5 55.2-88.5
Some College + 53 22 38.5 22.5-57.4 31 61.5 42.6-77.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 20 30.6 16.5-49.6 40 69.4 50.4-83.5
$50,000+ 27 10 29.4 15.0-49.5 17 70.6 50.5-85.0

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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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