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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Aging and Caregiving-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 5,339 1,449 26.8 25.4-28.3 3,890 73.2 71.7-74.6
RACE
White 4,051 1,114 27.8 26.1-29.5 2,937 72.2 70.5-73.9
African American 842 249 30.2 26.6-34.1 593 69.8 65.9-73.4
Asian 38 8 19.4 8.8-37.4 30 80.6 62.6-91.2
Native American 89 32 42.8 29.6-57.0 57 57.2 43.0-70.4
Other Minorities 294 35 10.0 6.7-14.5 259 90.0 85.5-93.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 292 37 9.6 6.5-14.0 255 90.4 86.0-93.5
-English Speaking 94 18 14.7 8.5-24.1 76 85.3 75.9-91.5
-Spanish Speaking 198 19 7.9 4.6-13.2 179 92.1 86.8-95.4
Non-Hispanic 5,041 1,410 28.4 26.9-30.0 3,631 71.6 70.0-73.1
AGE
18-24 324 70 20.2 15.5-25.9 254 79.8 74.1-84.5
25-34 870 177 18.2 15.4-21.3 693 81.8 78.7-84.6
35-44 1,052 281 26.6 23.5-29.9 771 73.4 70.1-76.5
45-54 1,018 332 32.1 28.7-35.7 686 67.9 64.3-71.3
55-64 970 301 31.4 27.9-35.1 669 68.6 64.9-72.1
65-74 673 182 28.9 25.0-33.2 491 71.1 66.8-75.0
75+ 416 102 29.9 24.7-35.8 314 70.1 64.2-75.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 914 215 22.1 19.0-25.5 699 77.9 74.5-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,508 433 28.4 25.8-31.2 1,075 71.6 68.8-74.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,258 373 30.0 27.0-33.2 885 70.0 66.8-73.0
College Graduate 1,647 424 25.6 23.1-28.2 1,223 74.4 71.8-76.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 485 137 25.6 21.1-30.7 348 74.4 69.3-78.9
$15,000- 24,999 797 180 22.4 19.1-26.2 617 77.6 73.8-80.9
$25,000- 34,999 650 173 27.9 24.0-32.2 477 72.1 67.8-76.0
$35,000- 49,999 801 227 29.4 25.7-33.4 574 70.6 66.6-74.3
$50,000-74,999 764 226 29.3 25.6-33.2 538 70.7 66.8-74.4
$75,000+ 883 247 26.5 23.2-30.1 636 73.5 69.9-76.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,628 482 30.3 27.6-33.1 1,146 69.7 66.9-72.4
No 3,677 961 25.4 23.8-27.2 2,716 74.6 72.8-76.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,712 484 29.6 27.0-32.2 1,228 70.4 67.8-73.0
Non-Veteran 3,495 944 26.0 24.3-27.8 2,551 74.0 72.2-75.7
Currently Serving 130 21 13.7 8.6-21.0 109 86.3 79.0-91.4

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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 (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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