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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 1,363 556 40.4 37.3-43.6 807 59.6 56.4-62.7
GENDER
Male 469 183 38.0 33.1-43.1 286 62.0 56.9-66.9
Female 894 373 42.5 38.6-46.4 521 57.5 53.6-61.4
RACE
White 919 362 39.6 35.9-43.4 557 60.4 56.6-64.1
African American 341 155 45.1 38.7-51.7 186 54.9 48.3-61.3
Other Minorities 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 58 20 32.6 20.0-48.4 38 67.4 51.6-80.0
25-34 168 65 35.7 27.8-44.3 103 64.3 55.7-72.2
35-44 248 97 36.5 29.9-43.7 151 63.5 56.3-70.1
45-54 320 143 44.0 37.6-50.6 177 56.0 49.4-62.4
55-64 295 129 47.4 40.5-54.3 166 52.6 45.7-59.5
65-74 160 59 38.8 30.3-48.1 101 61.2 51.9-69.7
75+ 108 39 32.4 23.5-42.9 69 67.6 57.1-76.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 69 35.9 28.1-44.4 117 64.1 55.6-71.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 433 170 39.0 33.6-44.7 263 61.0 55.3-66.4
Some Post-H.S. 385 159 41.5 35.7-47.6 226 58.5 52.4-64.3
College Graduate 357 157 43.4 37.6-49.5 200 56.6 50.5-62.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 71 40.7 32.4-49.6 103 59.3 50.4-67.6
$15,000- 24,999 251 104 39.1 32.1-46.7 147 60.9 53.3-67.9
$25,000- 34,999 152 60 41.1 32.4-50.5 92 58.9 49.5-67.6
$35,000- 49,999 198 87 42.8 34.9-51.1 111 57.2 48.9-65.1
$50,000-74,999 154 55 36.9 28.5-46.1 99 63.1 53.9-71.5
$75,000+ 175 79 43.9 35.7-52.4 96 56.1 47.6-64.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 494 216 42.3 37.2-47.5 278 57.7 52.5-62.8
No 862 336 39.3 35.4-43.3 526 60.7 56.7-64.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 199 75 37.7 30.3-45.8 124 62.3 54.2-69.7
Non-Veteran 1,142 473 41.3 37.9-44.7 669 58.7 55.3-62.1
Currently Serving 22 8 31.5 15.4-53.8 14 68.5 46.2-84.6

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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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