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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving-FEMALES

Major Health Problems of Care Recipient*

Learning/Cognition (primary categories listed below)**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 827 143 14.5 11.0-19.0 684 85.5 81.0-89.0
-FEMALES 592 93 11.3 8.3-15.2 499 88.7 84.8-91.7
RACE
White 469 69 11.7 8.2-16.3 400 88.3 83.7-91.8
African American 90 18 8.9 4.5-16.7 72 91.1 83.3-95.5
Other Minorities 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 80 *** *** *** 71 92.7 84.6-96.7
45-54 139 23 11.4 6.8-18.6 116 88.6 81.4-93.2
55-64 172 29 17.5 10.4-27.9 143 82.5 72.1-89.6
65-74 101 15 15.2 8.0-26.9 86 84.8 73.1-92.0
75+ 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 177 34 18.5 10.6-30.1 143 81.5 69.9-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 193 22 5.9 3.5- 9.8 171 94.1 90.2-96.5
College Graduate 184 33 17.3 10.7-26.7 151 82.7 73.3-89.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 *** *** *** 55 94.8 85.9-98.2
$15,000- 24,999 104 21 12.6 7.0-21.4 83 87.4 78.6-93.0
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 86 *** *** *** 82 98.5 95.7-99.5
$50,000- 74,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 110 20 11.7 6.3-20.8 90 88.3 79.2-93.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 191 31 11.7 7.1-18.5 160 88.3 81.5-92.9
No 399 62 11.4 7.7-16.5 337 88.6 83.5-92.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 585 93 11.5 8.4-15.4 492 88.5 84.6-91.6

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*These questions are asked only of caregivers. The results in this table are derived from the question [NC06Q07] on what the doctor
has said are the care recipient's major health problems. The question allows for multiple health problems to be reported.
Out of 827 respondents who reported one or more health problems, 638 reported only one health problem, 139 reported two health problems,
35 reported three health problems, and 15 reported more tha n three problems.

Learning/Cognition Categories: Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia, Learning Disabilities,
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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