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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Aging

People may provide regular care or assistance to an older adult who has a long-term illness or disability.
During the past month, did you provide any such care or assistance to a family member or friend who is 60 years of age or older?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,275 2,473 25.0 23.6-26.4 6,802 75.0 73.6-76.4
-Guilford County 443 116 26.7 22.0-32.0 327 73.3 68.0-78.0
GENDER
Male 164 42 25.9 18.9-34.4 122 74.1 65.6-81.1
Female 279 74 27.4 21.6-34.2 205 72.6 65.8-78.4
RACE
White 311 78 28.2 22.5-34.8 233 71.8 65.2-77.5
Other 131 38 23.6 16.4-32.7 93 76.4 67.3-83.6
AGE
18-44 175 42 24.2 17.5-32.6 133 75.8 67.4-82.5
45+ 264 73 28.7 22.7-35.5 191 71.3 64.5-77.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 35 26.2 18.6-35.6 117 73.8 64.4-81.4
Some College + 289 81 27.4 21.7-34.0 208 72.6 66.0-78.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 55 27.4 20.5-35.5 138 72.6 64.5-79.5
$50,000+ 141 37 28.6 20.5-38.3 104 71.4 61.7-79.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 448 121 24.4 20.3-29.1 327 75.6 70.9-79.7
Guilford 443 116 26.7 22.0-32.0 327 73.3 68.0-78.0
Mecklenburg 442 90 18.0 14.1-22.7 352 82.0 77.3-85.9
Orange 450 98 20.9 15.3-27.8 352 79.1 72.2-84.7
Wake 446 97 18.3 14.4-22.8 349 81.7 77.2-85.6
Chatham/Lee 392 98 23.3 18.8-28.5 294 76.7 71.5-81.2
Nash/Wilson 369 98 24.9 20.2-30.2 271 75.1 69.8-79.8
Craven/Pamlico 448 110 23.3 19.0-28.2 338 76.7 71.8-81.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 425 125 26.1 21.6-31.1 300 73.9 68.9-78.4
Appalachian/Wilkes 450 134 29.0 23.7-34.8 316 71.0 65.2-76.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 470 141 25.9 20.5-32.2 329 74.1 67.8-79.5
Graham/Swain/Jackson 422 119 22.7 17.2-29.3 303 77.3 70.7-82.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 465 134 27.6 23.1-32.6 331 72.4 67.4-76.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 410 130 30.8 25.6-36.5 280 69.2 63.5-74.4
Northeast NC I 448 131 27.3 22.5-32.6 317 72.7 67.4-77.5
Northeast NC II 501 137 30.3 25.4-35.6 364 69.7 64.4-74.6
Northeastern Partnership 949 268 29.2 25.6-33.1 681 70.8 66.9-74.4
Mountain AHEC 1,290 360 28.8 24.6-33.4 930 71.2 66.6-75.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,244 868 24.7 22.2-27.4 2,376 75.3 72.6-77.8
Piedmont 3,980 1,023 24.3 22.4-26.3 2,957 75.7 73.7-77.6
Western NC 2,051 582 28.5 25.3-32.0 1,469 71.5 68.0-74.7

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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