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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Aging and Caregiving

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,067 1,699 42.5 40.6-44.4 2,368 57.5 55.6-59.4
-Catawba County 89 37 45.7 34.5-57.3 52 54.3 42.7-65.5
GENDER
Male 38 18 52.8 36.1-68.8 20 47.2 31.2-63.9
Female 51 19 38.1 24.7-53.7 32 61.9 46.3-75.3
RACE
White 82 35 48.8 37.0-60.7 47 51.2 39.3-63.0
Other 7 2 11.5 2.4-40.4 5 88.5 59.6-97.6
AGE
18-44 33 16 53.9 35.4-71.4 17 46.1 28.6-64.6
45+ 56 21 39.4 26.5-54.0 35 60.6 46.0-73.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 15 42.2 25.7-60.6 25 57.8 39.4-74.3
Some College + 49 22 48.5 34.1-63.1 27 51.5 36.9-65.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 47 18 40.4 25.8-56.9 29 59.6 43.1-74.2
$50,000+ 25 11 51.8 31.8-71.2 14 48.2 28.8-68.2

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Asked only of respondents who provided regular care or assistance to an older adult who has a long-term illness or disability.

^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 (MAHEC): 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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