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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Caregiving

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
-Piedmont NC 471 84 15.1 10.0-22.1 387 84.9 77.9-90.0
GENDER
Male 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 326 53 10.6 7.3-15.3 273 89.4 84.7-92.7
RACE
White 383 63 11.2 7.9-15.5 320 88.8 84.5-92.1
African American 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 460 82 15.2 9.9-22.6 378 84.8 77.4-90.1
AGE
18-34 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 135 24 19.0 11.1-30.4 111 81.0 69.6-88.9
65-74 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 140 23 9.7 5.6-16.2 117 90.3 83.8-94.4
College Graduate 176 31 13.9 8.5-22.0 145 86.1 78.0-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 65 11 11.9 5.3-24.5 54 88.1 75.5-94.7
$50,000+ 167 26 8.9 5.4-14.3 141 91.1 85.7-94.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 316 52 11.5 7.8-16.5 264 88.5 83.5-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 421 74 14.9 9.5-22.4 347 85.1 77.6-90.5

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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 h ealth problem, 139 reported two health problems,
35 reported three health problems, and 15 reported more than 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).

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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