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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving--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 875 458 50.6 44.7-56.5 417 49.4 43.5-55.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 762 394 49.1 43.0-55.3 368 50.9 44.7-57.0
No 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 295 142 47.8 38.1-57.6 153 52.2 42.4-61.9
Obese 252 148 60.6 50.0-70.4 *** *** ***
Current Smoker
No 710 359 50.3 43.6-56.9 351 49.7 43.1-56.4
Yes 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
History of CVD**
Yes 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 778 405 50.8 44.5-57.1 373 49.2 42.9-55.5
Binge Drinker
No 786 419 51.7 45.5-57.9 367 48.3 42.1-54.5
Yes 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Heavy Drinker
No 818 427 49.9 43.8-56.0 391 50.1 44.0-56.2
Yes 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 793 414 50.2 44.0-56.5 379 49.8 43.5-56.0
Current Asthma
Yes 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 794 419 52.1 45.9-58.3 375 47.9 41.7-54.1
Diabetes
Yes 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 759 399 51.6 45.3-57.9 360 48.4 42.1-54.7
Disability
Yes 280 172 62.0 51.7-71.2 108 38.0 28.8-48.3
No 593 286 45.8 38.9-53.0 307 54.2 47.0-61.1

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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.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***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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