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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Aging and Caregiving

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%)
North Carolina 14,577 4,111 28.1 27.2-29.1 10,466 71.9 70.9-72.8
-Rowan County 441 130 27.6 23.1-32.6 311 72.4 67.4-76.9
GENDER
Male 154 43 26.3 19.4-34.7 111 73.7 65.3-80.6
Female 287 87 28.7 23.3-34.8 200 71.3 65.2-76.7
RACE
White 368 115 30.8 25.6-36.4 253 69.2 63.6-74.4
Other 71 15 15.3 8.7-25.5 56 84.7 74.5-91.3
AGE
18-44 174 46 24.5 18.0-32.4 128 75.5 67.6-82.0
45+ 266 84 30.4 24.5-37.0 182 69.6 63.0-75.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 60 22.2 16.8-28.7 177 77.8 71.3-83.2
Some College + 204 70 34.5 27.6-42.2 134 65.5 57.8-72.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 71 24.1 18.7-30.4 184 75.9 69.6-81.3
$50,000+ 102 38 40.1 30.1-51.0 64 59.9 49.0-69.9

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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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