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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 838 138 15.1 12.2-18.6 700 84.9 81.4-87.8
GENDER
Male 321 47 14.2 9.7-20.3 274 85.8 79.7-90.3
Female 517 91 16.1 12.9-19.8 426 83.9 80.2-87.1
RACE
White 628 98 14.1 11.3-17.4 530 85.9 82.6-88.7
Other 201 36 16.5 10.0-25.9 165 83.5 74.1-90.0
AGE
18-44 407 44 10.4 6.8-15.6 363 89.6 84.4-93.2
45+ 429 94 22.7 18.5-27.5 335 77.3 72.5-81.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 210 27 15.3 8.7-25.4 183 84.7 74.6-91.3
Some College + 626 111 15.0 12.3-18.3 515 85.0 81.7-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 339 58 17.2 11.7-24.5 281 82.8 75.5-88.3
$50,000+ 388 52 11.8 8.9-15.6 336 88.2 84.4-91.1

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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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