Percentage of Adults Whose Family Member or
Friend Always, Usually or Sometimes
Provided Any Care or Assistance Because of
Confusion or Memory Loss during the past 30 days.

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 406 22.7 1.2 20.3 25.0
GENDER
Female 270 24.8 1.6 21.6 27.9
Male 136 20.4 1.8 16.8 24.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 6 9.8 4.0 1.9 17.6
25-34 years 29 28.3 4.9 18.8 37.8
35-44 years 41 24.2 3.7 16.9 31.5
45-54 years 97 27.5 2.8 22.0 33.0
55-64 years 103 22.2 2.3 17.7 26.6
65+ years 130 18.8 1.8 15.3 22.3
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 390 23.0 1.3 20.5 25.5
Hispanic 14 18.1 4.9 8.4 27.7
RACE
White only 319 21.3 1.3 18.8 23.8
Black or African American only 38 31.6 5.9 20.0 43.3
Other race only 26 25.5 5.3 15.1 35.9
More than one race 17 35.2 8.4 18.8 51.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 71 30.6 3.8 23.2 38.1
High school graduate or G.E.D 138 24.4 2.1 20.2 28.6
Some college 125 20.7 2.0 16.8 24.6
College graduate 72 16.0 2.2 11.7 20.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 122 38.0 3.4 31.3 44.7
$15,000 to $24,999 105 27.3 2.8 21.8 32.8
$25,000 to $34,999 41 17.8 3.2 11.6 24.1
$35,000 to $49,999 36 16.9 3.2 10.6 23.2
$50,000 or more 54 14.2 2.1 10.0 18.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 48 9.5 1.5 6.6 12.5
Out of work 27 22.2 4.7 13.0 31.3
Homemaker/Student 24 24.8 5.1 14.9 34.8
Retired 110 19.1 2.0 15.1 23.0
Unable to work 193 47.2 3.0 41.4 53.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 124 21.1 2.0 17.2 25.0
1 to less than 20 hours 14 20.7 6.2 8.6 32.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 18 12.6 3.2 6.4 18.9
40 plus hours 25 7.5 1.6 4.3 10.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 174 20.6 1.6 17.4 23.8
Divorced/Separated 120 30.0 2.8 24.5 35.5
Widowed 76 25.2 3.0 19.4 31.1
Never married 34 15.5 2.9 9.8 21.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 55 8.4 1.3 6.0 10.9
Living with a disability 348 32.8 1.8 29.3 36.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 23 30.0 6.1 18.0 41.9
Rural 55 28.9 3.9 21.2 36.5
Densely-settled rural 63 22.1 2.9 16.4 27.8
Semi-Urban 60 21.3 3.0 15.4 27.2
Urban 205 21.3 1.7 18.1 24.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 53 21.0 3.1 14.9 27.0
Insured 353 23.2 1.3 20.5 25.8
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 274 20.0 1.3 17.4 22.6
Have diabetes 130 32.6 2.9 27.0 38.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 301 20.6 1.3 18.1 23.2
Current asthma 103 32.9 3.3 26.4 39.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 115 15.2 1.5 12.1 18.2
Yes 288 29.6 1.8 26.1 33.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 181 14.8 1.2 12.3 17.2
14+ days mental health NOT good 216 36.9 2.5 32.0 41.9
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 262 18.5 1.3 16.0 21.0
Current smoker 143 32.2 2.7 26.9 37.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 108 20.5 2.1 16.3 24.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 122 25.3 2.4 20.5 30.0
Obese, BMI>=30 163 22.6 1.9 18.9 26.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 205 28.6 2.1 24.4 32.7
Yes 200 18.9 1.5 16.1 21.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 342 22.9 1.3 20.3 25.6
Served on active duty 64 21.3 2.9 15.7 27.0

Numerator: Respondents whose family member or friend always, usually
or sometimes provided any care or assistance because of their
confusion or memory loss during the past 30 days.
 
Denominator: Respondents who experienced confusion or
memory loss during the past 12 months,
excluding unknowns and refusals