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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving

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%)
TOTAL 1,462 836 53.0 48.9-57.2 626 47.0 42.8-51.1
GENDER
Male 435 218 50.2 42.7-57.6 217 49.8 42.4-57.3
Female 1,027 618 54.9 50.0-59.6 409 45.1 40.4-50.0
RACE
White 1,154 668 53.2 48.6-57.7 486 46.8 42.3-51.4
African American 227 119 50.3 39.2-61.3 108 49.7 38.7-60.8
Asian 5 3 64.3 21.1-92.4 2 35.7 7.6-78.9
Native American 30 23 89.7 75.6-96.1 7 10.3 3.9-24.4
Other Minorities 37 21 51.0 31.1-70.6 16 49.0 29.4-68.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 16 47.9 28.6-67.8 18 52.1 32.2-71.4
-English Speaking 28 14 52.3 30.7-73.1 14 47.7 26.9-69.3
-Spanish Speaking 6 2 31.3 5.8-77.2 4 68.7 22.8-94.2
Non-Hispanic 1,423 819 53.4 49.2-57.6 604 46.6 42.4-50.8
AGE
18-24 26 10 35.6 17.6-58.8 16 64.4 41.2-82.4
25-34 107 50 49.6 36.8-62.5 57 50.4 37.5-63.2
35-44 209 109 43.0 33.8-52.7 100 57.0 47.3-66.2
45-54 377 228 58.5 50.7-66.0 149 41.5 34.0-49.3
55-64 349 219 62.8 55.5-69.5 130 37.2 30.5-44.5
65-74 266 148 53.9 45.9-61.8 118 46.1 38.2-54.1
75+ 119 68 59.1 47.2-70.0 51 40.9 30.0-52.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 68 60.8 45.8-74.1 49 39.2 25.9-54.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 226 51.7 43.3-60.0 192 48.3 40.0-56.7
Some Post-H.S. 438 258 53.8 46.3-61.2 180 46.2 38.8-53.7
College Graduate 489 284 51.9 45.4-58.4 205 48.1 41.6-54.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 70 54.9 40.9-68.2 48 45.1 31.8-59.1
$15,000- 24,999 231 135 53.8 43.8-63.5 96 46.2 36.5-56.2
$25,000- 34,999 172 97 62.7 49.2-74.5 75 37.3 25.5-50.8
$35,000- 49,999 245 145 57.2 47.2-66.6 100 42.8 33.4-52.8
$50,000-74,999 220 123 49.6 38.9-60.4 97 50.4 39.6-61.1
$75,000+ 307 177 52.2 44.1-60.1 130 47.8 39.9-55.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 528 327 60.6 53.5-67.3 201 39.4 32.7-46.5
No 925 502 48.7 43.7-53.7 423 51.3 46.3-56.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 162 89 54.0 43.0-64.7 73 46.0 35.3-57.0
Non-Veteran 1,095 635 52.1 47.1-56.9 460 47.9 43.1-52.9

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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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