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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 371 79 19.8 15.6-24.8 292 80.2 75.2-84.4
GENDER
Male 152 24 16.2 10.5-24.0 128 83.8 76.0-89.5
Female 219 55 23.9 18.2-30.7 164 76.1 69.3-81.8
RACE
White 313 66 18.3 14.2-23.4 247 81.7 76.6-85.8
Other 56 12 24.8 13.7-40.7 44 75.2 59.3-86.3
AGE
18-44 158 26 15.2 9.9-22.5 132 84.8 77.5-90.1
45+ 209 52 25.6 19.5-32.9 157 74.4 67.1-80.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 32 18.8 12.8-26.7 123 81.2 73.3-87.2
Some College + 215 47 20.6 15.0-27.5 168 79.4 72.5-85.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 38 20.1 14.2-27.6 140 79.9 72.4-85.8
$50,000+ 144 34 21.4 14.7-29.9 110 78.6 70.1-85.3

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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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