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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Aging and Caregiving-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 842 249 30.2 26.6-34.1 593 69.8 65.9-73.4
AGE
18-24 56 10 20.5 10.1-37.2 46 79.5 62.8-89.9
25-34 132 23 17.4 11.2-26.0 109 82.6 74.0-88.8
35-44 168 47 30.3 22.4-39.6 121 69.7 60.4-77.6
45-54 169 67 41.0 32.6-50.0 102 59.0 50.0-67.4
55-64 158 53 36.4 27.7-46.1 105 63.6 53.9-72.3
65-74 101 33 33.6 23.7-45.2 68 66.4 54.8-76.3
75+ 54 15 27.7 16.2-43.2 39 72.3 56.8-83.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 211 56 29.1 22.1-37.3 155 70.9 62.7-77.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 306 94 29.5 23.9-35.7 212 70.5 64.3-76.1
Some Post-H.S. 186 63 34.7 27.0-43.3 123 65.3 56.7-73.0
College Graduate 136 35 26.4 18.0-37.0 101 73.6 63.0-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 44 28.5 21.0-37.5 98 71.5 62.5-79.0
$15,000- 24,999 162 44 31.6 23.2-41.5 118 68.4 58.5-76.8
$25,000- 34,999 107 35 30.3 21.6-40.6 72 69.7 59.4-78.4
$35,000- 49,999 117 28 22.2 14.8-32.0 89 77.8 68.0-85.2
$50,000-74,999 94 34 37.6 26.8-49.9 60 62.4 50.1-73.2
$75,000+ 64 19 35.2 22.1-50.9 45 64.8 49.1-77.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 301 95 31.5 25.8-37.9 206 68.5 62.1-74.2
No 539 154 29.8 25.2-34.7 385 70.2 65.3-74.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 251 83 33.5 27.0-40.8 168 66.5 59.2-73.0
Non-Veteran 564 163 29.8 25.4-34.7 401 70.2 65.3-74.6
Currently Serving 27 3 6.7 1.9-20.7 24 93.3 79.3-98.1

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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 (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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