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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,356 967 41.5 38.8-44.3 1,389 58.5 55.7-61.2
-Wake County 107 46 38.7 27.6-51.1 61 61.3 48.9-72.4
GENDER
Male 39 18 39.7 21.8-60.8 21 60.3 39.2-78.2
Female 68 28 37.7 26.4-50.5 40 62.3 49.5-73.6
RACE
White 74 31 45.3 33.4-57.9 43 54.7 42.1-66.6
Other 30 14 29.1 13.1-52.8 16 70.9 47.2-86.9
AGE
18-44 31 13 27.1 12.4-49.5 18 72.9 50.5-87.6
45+ 76 33 46.2 34.4-58.4 43 53.8 41.6-65.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 20 7 20.3 7.1-45.9 13 79.7 54.1-92.9
Some College + 87 39 46.0 34.7-57.8 48 54.0 42.2-65.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 42 19 30.4 15.6-50.9 23 69.6 49.1-84.4
$50,000+ 40 18 44.7 29.2-61.4 22 55.3 38.6-70.8

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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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