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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 856 163 19.6 16.1-23.7 693 80.4 76.3-83.9
GENDER
Male 856 163 19.6 16.1-23.7 693 80.4 76.3-83.9
RACE
African American 856 163 19.6 16.1-23.7 693 80.4 76.3-83.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 4 3.3 1.1- 9.6 39 96.7 90.4-98.9
-English Speaking 15 2 5.1 1.1-21.1 13 94.9 78.9-98.9
-Spanish Speaking 28 2 2.6 0.5-11.7 26 97.4 88.3-99.5
Non-Hispanic 813 159 21.0 17.2-25.3 654 79.0 74.7-82.8
AGE
18-24 51 12 24.4 12.4-42.4 39 75.6 57.6-87.6
25-34 125 18 13.7 8.0-22.6 107 86.3 77.4-92.0
35-44 162 26 18.2 11.9-27.0 136 81.8 73.0-88.1
45-54 204 44 20.3 14.3-27.9 160 79.7 72.1-85.7
55-64 161 36 25.7 17.8-35.5 125 74.3 64.5-82.2
65-74 104 16 13.1 7.3-22.5 88 86.9 77.5-92.7
75+ 49 11 22.6 11.3-40.1 38 77.4 59.9-88.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 25 18.0 9.5-31.5 165 82.0 68.5-90.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 317 55 16.5 12.1-22.1 262 83.5 77.9-87.9
Some Post-H.S. 188 48 26.1 18.6-35.3 140 73.9 64.7-81.4
College Graduate 159 34 18.9 12.8-26.9 125 81.1 73.1-87.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 23 17.8 11.1-27.3 119 82.2 72.7-88.9
$15,000- 24,999 193 41 17.5 12.1-24.7 152 82.5 75.3-87.9
$25,000- 34,999 127 31 22.7 14.9-33.0 96 77.3 67.0-85.1
$35,000- 49,999 118 19 22.2 10.4-41.3 99 77.8 58.7-89.6
$50,000-74,999 80 17 18.9 10.6-31.7 63 81.1 68.3-89.4
$75,000+ 79 13 16.9 9.0-29.4 66 83.1 70.6-91.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 314 65 19.9 15.1-25.9 249 80.1 74.1-84.9
No 531 96 19.6 15.1-25.2 435 80.4 74.8-84.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 236 51 20.9 15.4-27.8 185 79.1 72.2-84.6
Non-Veteran 619 112 19.3 15.1-24.2 507 80.7 75.8-84.9

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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.

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