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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past year, has the person you care for experienced changes in thinking or remembering?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,462 836 53.0 48.9-57.2 626 47.0 42.8-51.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 227 119 50.3 39.2-61.3 108 49.7 38.7-60.8
GENDER
Male 64 33 52.8 32.9-71.8 31 47.2 28.2-67.1
Female 163 86 48.4 36.8-60.3 77 51.6 39.7-63.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 46.8 6.8-91.4 2 53.2 8.6-93.2
Non-Hispanic 224 118 50.4 39.2-61.6 106 49.6 38.4-60.8
AGE
18-24 8 1 7.9 1.0-42.8 7 92.1 57.2-99.0
25-34 19 7 63.7 34.4-85.4 12 36.3 14.6-65.6
35-44 39 22 50.9 31.3-70.3 17 49.1 29.7-68.7
45-54 53 31 60.2 38.1-78.8 22 39.8 21.2-61.9
55-64 58 35 60.1 43.3-74.8 23 39.9 25.2-56.7
65+ 49 23 48.0 31.6-64.9 26 52.0 35.1-68.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 26 13 40.6 15.6-71.6 13 59.4 28.4-84.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 82 38 45.5 26.2-66.3 44 54.5 33.7-73.8
Some Post-H.S. 58 34 58.9 40.8-74.9 24 41.1 25.1-59.2
College Graduate 61 34 53.5 35.6-70.5 27 46.5 29.5-64.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 26 12 53.9 24.2-81.0 14 46.1 19.0-75.8
$15,000- 24,999 52 19 27.0 14.1-45.4 33 73.0 54.6-85.9
$25,000- 34,999 30 17 78.2 51.2-92.5 13 21.8 7.5-48.8
$35,000-49,999 39 21 41.2 23.1-62.1 18 58.8 37.9-76.9
$50,000- 74,999 30 20 64.5 30.6-88.2 10 35.5 11.8-69.4
$75,000+ 25 15 43.0 21.3-67.9 10 57.0 32.1-78.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 85 52 64.6 45.1-80.3 33 35.4 19.7-54.9
No 141 66 41.5 29.3-54.8 75 58.5 45.2-70.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 17 58.2 32.8-80.0 12 41.8 20.0-67.2
Non-Veteran 175 90 46.3 33.6-59.4 85 53.7 40.6-66.4

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These questions are asked only of caregivers.

^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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