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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Care Giving

During the past month, did you provide any regular 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 15,046 3,788 23.7 22.8-24.7 11,258 76.3 75.3-77.2
-Buncombe County 350 75 20.0 15.4-25.7 275 80.0 74.3-84.6
GENDER
Male 126 22 18.8 11.7-28.8 104 81.2 71.2-88.3
Female 224 53 21.1 15.6-28.0 171 78.9 72.0-84.4
RACE
White 313 64 19.1 14.4-24.9 249 80.9 75.1-85.6
Other 34 9 25.1 11.0-47.5 25 74.9 52.5-89.0
AGE
18-44 102 19 17.7 10.6-28.1 83 82.3 71.9-89.4
45+ 248 56 22.2 16.9-28.6 192 77.8 71.4-83.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 125 30 21.2 13.4-31.9 95 78.8 68.1-86.6
Some College + 224 44 19.2 13.8-26.1 180 80.8 73.9-86.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 44 20.0 13.9-27.9 150 80.0 72.1-86.1
$50,000+ 106 21 22.4 14.2-33.6 85 77.6 66.4-85.8

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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.


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