2021 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5


What is the main health problem, long-term illness, or disability that the person you care for has?*

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Disabilities** Physical Health Conditions**** Cancer Hypertension, Diabetes and organ failure/disease Dementia and other Cognitive Impairment Disorders Mental Illnesses, such as Anxiety or Depression
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 557 116 21.6 17.7-26.2 125 19.0 15.5-23.0 51 8.6 6.0-12.0 143 27.7 23.2-32.7 82 15.2 11.4-20.0 40 8.0 5.6-11.3
Medicaid Region 5 145 26 15.5 9.5-24.2 36 21.9 14.9-31.0 13 9.3 4.9-16.8 *** *** *** 22 10.7 6.0-18.5 *** *** ***

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*These questions are asked only of caregivers. Subpopulation estimates (e.g. gender) refer to the survey respondent, not to the person for whom they provide care.
**Developmental Disabilities such as Autism, Down’s Syndrome, and Spina Bifida or Disabilities such as eye/vision problem (blindness), hearing problems (deafness), Muscular Sclerosis, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury.
****Arthritis/Rheumatism, Asthma, Chronic respiratory conditions such as Emphysema or COPD, Physical health conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s Disease or Lung Disease/Emphysema.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2021
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

Sub-Group estimates have been suppressed because they do not meet statistical reliability standards.

^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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