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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 9,404 1,779 17.0 16.1-18.1 7,625 83.0 81.9-83.9
GENDER
Male 3,432 572 15.4 13.8-17.1 2,860 84.6 82.9-86.2
Female 5,972 1,207 18.6 17.5-19.9 4,765 81.4 80.1-82.5
RACE
White 7,345 1,415 17.8 16.7-19.0 5,930 82.2 81.0-83.3
African American 1,489 315 19.9 17.1-23.1 1,174 80.1 76.9-82.9
Other Minorities 530 38 5.5 3.8- 8.0 492 94.5 92.0-96.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 542 35 4.0 2.7- 5.9 507 96.0 94.1-97.3
Non-Hispanic 8,856 1,744 18.5 17.5-19.6 7,112 81.5 80.4-82.5
AGE
18-24 418 65 14.2 10.2-19.3 353 85.8 80.7-89.8
25-34 1,306 173 11.6 9.7-13.8 1,133 88.4 86.2-90.3
35-44 1,828 311 15.2 13.3-17.2 1,517 84.8 82.8-86.7
45-54 1,802 434 22.1 19.9-24.5 1,368 77.9 75.5-80.1
55-64 1,703 383 22.7 20.4-25.2 1,320 77.3 74.8-79.6
65-74 1,268 249 20.5 17.9-23.3 1,019 79.5 76.7-82.1
75+ 1,033 155 15.1 12.6-17.9 878 84.9 82.1-87.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,452 204 13.0 10.3-16.3 1,248 87.0 83.7-89.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,665 507 16.8 15.0-18.7 2,158 83.2 81.3-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,245 507 21.1 19.0-23.4 1,738 78.9 76.6-81.0
College Graduate 3,026 558 16.4 14.9-18.0 2,468 83.6 82.0-85.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,008 159 14.1 11.6-17.1 849 85.9 82.9-88.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,588 295 15.3 13.1-17.9 1,293 84.7 82.1-86.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,112 230 18.7 16.0-21.7 882 81.3 78.3-84.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,237 250 19.2 16.0-22.9 987 80.8 77.1-84.0
$50,000-74,999 1,287 259 17.7 15.4-20.3 1,028 82.3 79.7-84.6
$75,000+ 1,777 350 17.8 15.8-19.9 1,427 82.2 80.1-84.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,803 541 19.6 17.6-21.7 2,262 80.4 78.3-82.4
No 6,546 1,231 16.3 15.1-17.5 5,315 83.7 82.5-84.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,123 220 20.2 17.4-23.3 903 79.8 76.7-82.6
Non-Veteran 8,277 1,559 16.7 15.6-17.8 6,718 83.3 82.2-84.4

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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