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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 1,027 618 54.9 50.0-59.6 409 45.1 40.4-50.0
RACE
White 812 503 56.0 50.4-61.4 309 44.0 38.6-49.6
African American 163 86 48.4 36.8-60.3 77 51.6 39.7-63.2
Other Minorities 46 27 59.4 38.3-77.6 19 40.6 22.4-61.7
AGE
18-24 10 3 24.3 6.8-58.5 7 75.7 41.5-93.2
25-34 86 40 49.8 35.5-64.1 46 50.2 35.9-64.5
35-44 150 83 45.8 34.8-57.3 67 54.2 42.7-65.2
45-54 259 163 56.3 47.0-65.3 96 43.7 34.7-53.0
55-64 248 162 67.5 59.5-74.6 86 32.5 25.4-40.5
65+ 267 163 62.4 54.3-69.8 104 37.6 30.2-45.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 80 45 56.0 36.5-73.8 35 44.0 26.2-63.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 284 170 57.7 48.0-66.7 114 42.3 33.3-52.0
Some Post-H.S. 316 190 50.5 41.8-59.2 126 49.5 40.8-58.2
College Graduate 347 213 56.6 48.6-64.2 134 43.4 35.8-51.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 50 65.5 47.6-79.8 28 34.5 20.2-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 178 107 49.8 38.6-61.0 71 50.2 39.0-61.4
$25,000- 34,999 113 64 61.0 47.5-73.0 49 39.0 27.0-52.5
$35,000- 49,999 186 117 58.8 46.6-70.0 69 41.2 30.0-53.4
$50,000- 74,999 149 88 51.1 38.1-63.9 61 48.9 36.1-61.9
$75,000+ 201 124 57.8 48.0-67.0 77 42.2 33.0-52.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 360 235 62.1 54.0-69.5 125 37.9 30.5-46.0
No 665 381 51.7 45.7-57.6 284 48.3 42.4-54.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 28 19 55.4 27.7-80.2 9 44.6 19.8-72.3
Non-Veteran 856 515 54.1 48.7-59.3 341 45.9 40.7-51.3

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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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