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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,289 744 54.0 49.5-58.5 545 46.0 41.5-50.5
No 172 91 45.8 35.5-56.6 81 54.2 43.4-64.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 22 14 52.4 25.3-78.2 8 47.6 21.8-74.7
Recommended Range 414 236 51.3 43.5-59.0 178 48.7 41.0-56.5
Overweight 509 280 52.2 45.8-58.6 229 47.8 41.4-54.2
Obese 463 271 55.7 47.9-63.2 192 44.3 36.8-52.1
Current Smoker
No 1,146 634 49.4 44.9-54.0 512 50.6 46.0-55.1
Yes 312 201 64.1 54.7-72.6 111 35.9 27.4-45.3
History of CVD**
Yes 122 73 64.8 50.0-77.2 49 35.2 22.8-50.0
No 1,328 757 52.2 47.9-56.4 571 47.8 43.6-52.1
Binge Drinker
No 1,345 766 52.3 48.0-56.5 579 47.7 43.5-52.0
Yes 108 66 63.1 48.7-75.5 42 36.9 24.5-51.3
Heavy Drinker
No 1,387 793 53.1 48.8-57.3 594 46.9 42.7-51.2
Yes 57 34 57.7 39.2-74.2 23 42.3 25.8-60.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 210 134 63.6 53.2-72.9 76 36.4 27.1-46.8
No 1,233 690 50.7 46.3-55.2 543 49.3 44.8-53.7
Current Asthma
Yes 147 87 49.6 36.5-62.7 60 50.4 37.3-63.5
No 1,309 743 53.2 48.9-57.6 566 46.8 42.4-51.1
Diabetes
Yes 182 118 72.4 63.3-80.0 64 27.6 20.0-36.7
No 1,278 718 51.0 46.6-55.4 560 49.0 44.6-53.4
Disability
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

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These questions are asked only of caregivers.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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