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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Aging and Caregiving

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,067 1,699 42.5 40.6-44.4 2,368 57.5 55.6-59.4
-Rowan County 130 48 34.2 25.9-43.6 82 65.8 56.4-74.1
GENDER
Male 43 15 28.4 16.6-44.1 28 71.6 55.9-83.4
Female 87 33 38.9 28.4-50.6 54 61.1 49.4-71.6
RACE
White 115 41 32.0 23.5-41.9 74 68.0 58.1-76.5
Other 15 7 52.5 26.7-77.0 8 47.5 23.0-73.3
AGE
18-44 46 17 31.0 18.6-46.9 29 69.0 53.1-81.4
45+ 84 31 36.3 25.9-48.3 53 63.7 51.7-74.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 22 33.5 21.7-47.6 38 66.5 52.4-78.3
Some College + 70 26 34.8 23.7-47.8 44 65.2 52.2-76.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 29 42.6 30.0-56.1 42 57.4 43.9-70.0
$50,000+ 38 14 29.9 17.4-46.2 24 70.1 53.8-82.6

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Asked only of respondents who provided regular care or assistance to an older adult who has a long-term illness or disability.

^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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