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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 584 135 23.2 19.5-27.4 449 76.8 72.6-80.5
GENDER
Male 229 49 20.8 15.6-27.2 180 79.2 72.8-84.4
Female 355 86 25.8 20.8-31.4 269 74.2 68.6-79.2
RACE
White 426 91 21.7 17.6-26.4 335 78.3 73.6-82.4
Other 152 43 26.5 19.3-35.3 109 73.5 64.7-80.7
AGE
18-44 321 52 16.7 12.5-22.0 269 83.3 78.0-87.5
45+ 257 83 33.8 27.5-40.7 174 66.2 59.3-72.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 32 19.2 13.2-27.0 118 80.8 73.0-86.8
Some College + 432 102 24.7 20.2-29.7 330 75.3 70.3-79.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 209 43 21.1 15.3-28.2 166 78.9 71.8-84.7
$50,000+ 244 58 24.1 18.5-30.7 186 75.9 69.3-81.5

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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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