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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Aging and Caregiving-WHITE 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 4,051 1,114 27.8 26.1-29.5 2,937 72.2 70.5-73.9
AGE
18-24 198 50 25.1 18.6-32.9 148 74.9 67.1-81.4
25-34 598 131 20.7 17.1-24.8 467 79.3 75.2-82.9
35-44 782 215 26.9 23.3-30.7 567 73.1 69.3-76.7
45-54 788 250 31.8 27.9-35.9 538 68.2 64.1-72.1
55-64 773 242 31.1 27.3-35.3 531 68.9 64.7-72.7
65-74 555 143 27.6 23.4-32.1 412 72.4 67.9-76.6
75+ 348 82 29.6 23.9-36.1 266 70.4 63.9-76.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 501 130 27.3 22.8-32.4 371 72.7 67.6-77.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,113 322 29.7 26.5-33.0 791 70.3 67.0-73.5
Some Post-H.S. 996 291 29.3 26.0-32.8 705 70.7 67.2-74.0
College Graduate 1,435 369 25.4 22.8-28.2 1,066 74.6 71.8-77.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 287 84 30.2 23.9-37.3 203 69.8 62.7-76.1
$15,000- 24,999 471 116 26.2 21.6-31.4 355 73.8 68.6-78.4
$25,000- 34,999 490 123 28.3 23.7-33.4 367 71.7 66.6-76.3
$35,000- 49,999 646 191 30.7 26.6-35.2 455 69.3 64.8-73.4
$50,000-74,999 639 182 28.1 24.2-32.3 457 71.9 67.7-75.8
$75,000+ 787 220 25.6 22.3-29.3 567 74.4 70.7-77.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,217 362 31.8 28.7-35.1 855 68.2 64.9-71.3
No 2,806 746 26.2 24.3-28.2 2,060 73.8 71.8-75.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,414 390 29.1 26.4-32.1 1,024 70.9 67.9-73.6
Non-Veteran 2,549 710 27.5 25.5-29.7 1,839 72.5 70.3-74.5
Currently Serving 86 14 13.1 7.5-21.9 72 86.9 78.1-92.5

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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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