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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 95 40 39.2 27.8-51.9 55 60.8 48.1-72.2
GENDER
Male 33 14 34.6 19.2-54.0 19 65.4 46.0-80.8
Female 62 26 42.4 27.5-58.8 36 57.6 41.2-72.5
RACE
White 76 32 40.4 28.0-54.1 44 59.6 45.9-72.0
Other 19 8 36.7 16.1-63.6 11 63.3 36.4-83.9
AGE
18-44 15 6 37.3 14.9-66.8 9 62.7 33.2-85.1
45+ 80 34 40.0 28.6-52.7 46 60.0 47.3-71.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 20 7 33.4 13.9-60.9 13 66.6 39.1-86.1
Some College + 75 33 40.7 27.9-55.0 42 59.3 45.0-72.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 31 14 46.6 26.7-67.7 17 53.4 32.3-73.3
$50,000+ 50 21 41.3 26.2-58.1 29 58.7 41.9-73.8

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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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