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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Care Giving"

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%)
North Carolina 16,720 3,259 18.5 17.7-19.3 13,461 81.5 80.7-82.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 447 84 16.1 12.5-20.6 363 83.9 79.4-87.5
Buncombe 441 84 18.9 14.4-24.3 357 81.1 75.7-85.6
Cabarrus 415 71 15.4 11.5-20.1 344 84.6 79.9-88.5
Catawba 436 78 16.3 12.7-20.9 358 83.7 79.1-87.3
Cumberland 437 84 16.6 12.9-21.0 353 83.4 79.0-87.1
Davidson 445 79 16.3 12.6-20.8 366 83.7 79.2-87.4
Durham 457 79 13.8 10.7-17.7 378 86.2 82.3-89.3
Forsyth 447 74 15.0 11.7-19.0 373 85.0 81.0-88.3
Gaston 434 95 22.6 17.2-29.0 339 77.4 71.0-82.8
Guilford 454 83 17.7 13.6-22.8 371 82.3 77.2-86.4
Iredell 392 80 20.2 15.5-25.8 312 79.8 74.2-84.5
Johnston 376 67 20.6 15.1-27.4 309 79.4 72.6-84.9
Mecklenburg 857 147 15.8 13.1-18.8 710 84.2 81.2-86.9
New Hanover 437 79 18.7 14.5-23.8 358 81.3 76.2-85.5
Onslow 385 79 18.6 14.4-23.8 306 81.4 76.2-85.6
Orange 417 71 14.4 11.1-18.5 346 85.6 81.5-88.9
Pitt 430 86 18.1 14.2-22.7 344 81.9 77.3-85.8
Randolph 443 78 18.2 14.2-23.0 365 81.8 77.0-85.8
Robeson 434 109 24.6 19.5-30.5 325 75.4 69.5-80.5
Rowan 458 103 21.8 17.6-26.7 355 78.2 73.3-82.4
Union 371 79 19.8 15.6-24.8 292 80.2 75.2-84.4
Wake 838 138 15.1 12.2-18.6 700 84.9 81.4-87.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 455 98 24.9 19.9-30.8 357 75.1 69.2-80.1
Northeast Partnership II 490 90 15.9 12.2-20.4 400 84.1 79.6-87.8
Northeast Partnership I 502 90 17.7 13.9-22.1 412 82.3 77.9-86.1
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 415 79 16.4 12.8-20.8 336 83.6 79.2-87.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 505 111 21.4 17.4-26.1 394 78.6 73.9-82.6
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 414 82 22.0 17.2-27.6 332 78.0 72.4-82.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 463 105 20.5 16.6-24.9 358 79.5 75.1-83.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 513 119 22.2 18.1-26.9 394 77.8 73.1-81.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 620 127 17.1 14.0-20.8 493 82.9 79.2-86.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 457 90 19.7 15.6-24.6 367 80.3 75.4-84.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 397 75 17.7 13.7-22.5 322 82.3 77.5-86.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 495 96 16.7 13.4-20.7 399 83.3 79.3-86.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 743 170 24.4 20.4-28.9 573 75.6 71.1-79.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,145 208 18.3 15.3-21.7 937 81.7 78.3-84.7
No 15,575 3,051 18.5 17.7-19.3 12,524 81.5 80.7-82.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,370 1,080 20.0 18.6-21.4 4,290 80.0 78.6-81.4
Piedmont 9,404 1,779 17.0 16.1-18.1 7,625 83.0 81.9-83.9
Western NC 1,946 400 20.8 18.5-23.3 1,546 79.2 76.7-81.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,184 254 22.6 19.5-26.1 930 77.4 73.9-80.5
Northwest 3,187 603 17.4 15.8-19.0 2,584 82.6 81.0-84.2
Charlotte 2,475 476 17.2 15.5-19.2 1,999 82.8 80.8-84.5
Greensboro 2,165 402 18.2 16.0-20.6 1,763 81.8 79.4-84.0
Southern Regional 1,725 384 19.6 17.3-22.2 1,341 80.4 77.8-82.7
Coastal 847 160 20.9 17.5-24.8 687 79.1 75.2-82.5
Wake 2,357 424 16.0 14.0-18.1 1,933 84.0 81.9-86.0
Area L 680 137 17.9 14.7-21.6 543 82.1 78.4-85.3
Eastern 2,100 419 20.6 18.3-23.1 1,681 79.4 76.9-81.7

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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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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