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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Aging-WHITE FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 4,298 1,201 27.0 25.0-29.0 3,097 73.0 71.0-75.0
AGE
18-24 228 54 22.9 15.8-32.0 174 77.1 68.0-84.2
25-34 584 124 19.0 15.0-23.7 460 81.0 76.3-85.0
35-44 754 216 27.3 23.0-32.2 538 72.7 67.8-77.0
45-54 836 291 36.5 31.8-41.5 545 63.5 58.5-68.2
55-64 717 245 31.6 26.8-36.9 472 68.4 63.1-73.2
65-74 625 170 27.8 22.9-33.2 455 72.2 66.8-77.1
75+ 525 92 19.0 14.6-24.5 433 81.0 75.5-85.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 568 121 18.4 14.2-23.6 447 81.6 76.4-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,267 354 29.4 25.6-33.4 913 70.6 66.6-74.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,151 365 26.9 23.3-30.8 786 73.1 69.2-76.7
College Graduate 1,303 359 28.7 25.2-32.5 944 71.3 67.5-74.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 453 102 22.5 17.3-28.7 351 77.5 71.3-82.7
$15,000- 24,999 729 211 30.7 25.7-36.1 518 69.3 63.9-74.3
$25,000- 34,999 471 140 26.2 20.5-33.0 331 73.8 67.0-79.5
$35,000- 49,999 571 163 24.8 19.8-30.6 408 75.2 69.4-80.2
$50,000-74,999 483 146 29.3 24.0-35.3 337 70.7 64.7-76.0
$75,000+ 575 168 26.9 22.3-32.1 407 73.1 67.9-77.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 74 29.5 23.5-36.3 168 70.5 63.7-76.5
Guilford 199 47 26.0 19.2-34.2 152 74.0 65.8-80.8
Mecklenburg 181 48 25.8 19.4-33.5 133 74.2 66.5-80.6
Orange 236 48 22.5 13.4-35.3 188 77.5 64.7-86.6
Wake 196 50 23.7 17.7-30.8 146 76.3 69.2-82.3
Chatham/Lee 172 43 28.0 21.1-36.2 129 72.0 63.8-78.9
Nash/Wilson 150 44 32.2 24.3-41.4 106 67.8 58.6-75.7
Craven/Pamlico 218 60 25.6 19.9-32.3 158 74.4 67.7-80.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 250 78 28.8 22.9-35.5 172 71.2 64.5-77.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 272 83 29.6 22.6-37.7 189 70.4 62.3-77.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 59 31.7 23.0-41.9 125 68.3 58.1-77.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 227 74 32.5 25.9-39.9 153 67.5 60.1-74.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 115 35 30.1 21.7-40.0 80 69.9 60.0-78.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 60 33.7 26.2-42.0 114 66.3 58.0-73.8
Northeast NC I 134 35 26.1 18.8-35.2 99 73.9 64.8-81.2
Northeast NC II 220 58 30.5 23.7-38.3 162 69.5 61.7-76.3
Northeastern Partnership 354 93 29.3 23.8-35.4 261 70.7 64.6-76.2
Mountain AHEC 727 222 31.2 26.7-36.1 505 68.8 63.9-73.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,306 361 24.3 21.0-27.9 945 75.7 72.1-79.0
Piedmont 1,812 483 27.3 24.4-30.3 1,329 72.7 69.7-75.6
Western NC 1,180 357 30.3 26.6-34.2 823 69.7 65.8-73.4

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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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