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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 10,940 3,136 29.0 28.0-30.1 7,804 71.0 69.9-72.0
GENDER
Male 4,051 1,114 27.8 26.1-29.5 2,937 72.2 70.5-73.9
Female 6,889 2,022 30.2 28.9-31.6 4,867 69.8 68.4-71.1
AGE
18-24 503 138 27.5 23.0-32.6 365 72.5 67.4-77.0
25-34 1,549 331 20.9 18.5-23.5 1,218 79.1 76.5-81.5
35-44 1,992 559 28.0 25.6-30.5 1,433 72.0 69.5-74.4
45-54 2,072 730 35.3 32.8-37.9 1,342 64.7 62.1-67.2
55-64 1,988 700 34.4 31.8-37.1 1,288 65.6 62.9-68.2
65-74 1,571 408 27.1 24.5-30.0 1,163 72.9 70.0-75.5
75+ 1,224 261 24.9 21.8-28.3 963 75.1 71.7-78.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,384 353 27.2 24.3-30.3 1,031 72.8 69.7-75.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,134 903 29.4 27.4-31.4 2,231 70.6 68.6-72.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,833 856 30.9 28.8-33.1 1,977 69.1 66.9-71.2
College Graduate 3,575 1,022 28.1 26.3-29.9 2,553 71.9 70.1-73.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,007 254 26.6 23.2-30.4 753 73.4 69.6-76.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,547 443 29.2 26.4-32.2 1,104 70.8 67.8-73.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,258 354 30.2 27.1-33.5 904 69.8 66.5-72.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,539 459 30.2 27.4-33.0 1,080 69.8 67.0-72.6
$50,000-74,999 1,505 435 27.7 25.1-30.5 1,070 72.3 69.5-74.9
$75,000+ 1,784 550 28.7 26.2-31.2 1,234 71.3 68.8-73.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,493 1,035 32.1 30.1-34.1 2,458 67.9 65.9-69.9
No 7,387 2,086 27.8 26.5-29.0 5,301 72.2 71.0-73.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,512 411 28.8 26.1-31.7 1,101 71.2 68.3-73.9
Non-Veteran 9,320 2,704 29.3 28.1-30.4 6,616 70.7 69.6-71.9
Currently Serving 106 21 16.6 10.5-25.2 85 83.4 74.8-89.5

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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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