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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

People may provide regular care or assistance to someone 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?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,012 437 21.4 19.2-23.7 1,575 78.6 76.3-80.8
GENDER
Female 2,012 437 21.4 19.2-23.7 1,575 78.6 76.3-80.8
RACE
African American 2,012 437 21.4 19.2-23.7 1,575 78.6 76.3-80.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 4 4.2 1.3-12.5 36 95.8 87.5-98.7
-English Speaking 10 3 21.9 5.8-56.0 7 78.1 44.0-94.2
-Spanish Speaking 30 1 1.2 0.2- 8.6 29 98.8 91.4-99.8
Non-Hispanic 1,972 433 22.1 19.8-24.5 1,539 77.9 75.5-80.2
AGE
18-24 116 29 23.9 15.9-34.4 87 76.1 65.6-84.1
25-34 323 56 18.8 14.0-24.8 267 81.2 75.2-86.0
35-44 420 91 19.6 15.6-24.4 329 80.4 75.6-84.4
45-54 411 110 26.4 21.6-31.9 301 73.6 68.1-78.4
55-64 348 90 27.1 21.6-33.4 258 72.9 66.6-78.4
65-74 227 40 17.5 12.3-24.1 187 82.5 75.9-87.7
75+ 154 21 13.2 8.0-21.0 133 86.8 79.0-92.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 393 55 12.3 9.1-16.4 338 87.7 83.6-90.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 683 141 19.2 15.6-23.3 542 80.8 76.7-84.4
Some Post-H.S. 509 139 29.0 24.2-34.3 370 71.0 65.7-75.8
College Graduate 424 102 24.3 19.7-29.5 322 75.7 70.5-80.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 440 81 19.7 15.3-25.1 359 80.3 74.9-84.7
$15,000- 24,999 481 117 22.6 18.3-27.7 364 77.4 72.3-81.7
$25,000- 34,999 305 73 22.1 17.0-28.2 232 77.9 71.8-83.0
$35,000- 49,999 206 48 24.7 17.7-33.4 158 75.3 66.6-82.3
$50,000-74,999 152 39 26.0 18.3-35.4 113 74.0 64.6-81.7
$75,000+ 130 32 24.1 16.7-33.6 98 75.9 66.4-83.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 731 135 19.0 15.7-22.7 596 81.0 77.3-84.3
No 1,265 298 22.6 19.8-25.7 967 77.4 74.3-80.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 67 11 17.2 8.9-30.7 56 82.8 69.3-91.1
Non-Veteran 1,944 426 21.5 19.3-23.9 1,518 78.5 76.1-80.7

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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.

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