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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving-FEMALES

Major Health Problems of Care Recipient*

Mental Health (primary categories listed below)**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 827 225 30.1 24.7-36.1 602 69.9 63.9-75.3
-FEMALES 592 165 32.4 26.0-39.6 427 67.6 60.4-74.0
RACE
White 469 143 37.2 29.7-45.4 326 62.8 54.6-70.3
African American 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 193 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 191 53 27.1 18.6-37.7 138 72.9 62.3-81.4
No 399 111 33.4 25.4-42.5 288 66.6 57.5-74.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 585 163 31.9 25.4-39.1 422 68.1 60.9-74.6

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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.

Mental Health Categories: Anexiety, Depression, Other.

***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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