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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 458 103 21.8 17.6-26.7 355 78.2 73.3-82.4
GENDER
Male 159 36 20.6 14.4-28.7 123 79.4 71.3-85.6
Female 299 67 22.9 17.7-29.1 232 77.1 70.9-82.3
RACE
White 384 84 21.2 16.8-26.4 300 78.8 73.6-83.2
Other 71 19 25.0 14.3-39.9 52 75.0 60.1-85.7
AGE
18-44 143 28 18.1 12.0-26.4 115 81.9 73.6-88.0
45+ 315 75 25.1 19.9-31.0 240 74.9 69.0-80.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 253 42 18.0 12.8-24.8 211 82.0 75.2-87.2
Some College + 205 61 26.4 20.0-34.0 144 73.6 66.0-80.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 300 63 20.9 15.9-27.1 237 79.1 72.9-84.1
$50,000+ 95 28 29.1 19.9-40.4 67 70.9 59.6-80.1

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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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