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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 5,021 1,273 24.7 23.1-26.4 3,748 75.3 73.6-76.9
GENDER
Male 1,763 398 22.3 19.7-25.2 1,365 77.7 74.8-80.3
Female 3,258 875 26.9 24.9-29.0 2,383 73.1 71.0-75.1
RACE
White 3,411 886 26.5 24.5-28.7 2,525 73.5 71.3-75.5
African American 1,127 288 26.6 23.1-30.5 839 73.4 69.5-76.9
Other Minorities 469 93 12.5 9.5-16.2 376 87.5 83.8-90.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 251 26 7.6 4.7-12.1 225 92.4 87.9-95.3
Non-Hispanic 4,762 1,246 26.6 24.9-28.4 3,516 73.4 71.6-75.1
AGE
18-24 221 54 25.3 18.8-33.1 167 74.7 66.9-81.2
25-34 601 124 19.9 16.3-24.0 477 80.1 76.0-83.7
35-44 811 205 23.9 20.5-27.7 606 76.1 72.3-79.5
45-54 999 281 27.3 24.0-30.8 718 72.7 69.2-76.0
55-64 1,023 299 29.4 26.2-32.9 724 70.6 67.1-73.8
65-74 764 193 26.0 22.5-29.8 571 74.0 70.2-77.5
75+ 567 108 19.7 16.2-23.8 459 80.3 76.2-83.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 806 155 18.8 15.0-23.2 651 81.2 76.8-85.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,610 427 26.6 23.5-29.9 1,183 73.4 70.1-76.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,286 348 25.7 22.7-29.0 938 74.3 71.0-77.3
College Graduate 1,313 341 25.2 22.3-28.3 972 74.8 71.7-77.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 638 135 23.1 18.9-27.9 503 76.9 72.1-81.1
$15,000- 24,999 864 219 20.9 17.5-24.8 645 79.1 75.2-82.5
$25,000- 34,999 638 172 30.3 25.4-35.8 466 69.7 64.2-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 724 198 26.1 21.8-30.8 526 73.9 69.2-78.2
$50,000-74,999 690 191 26.7 22.6-31.4 499 73.3 68.6-77.4
$75,000+ 738 183 24.3 20.6-28.4 555 75.7 71.6-79.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,921 514 28.5 25.9-31.3 1,407 71.5 68.7-74.1
No 3,073 756 23.0 21.0-25.2 2,317 77.0 74.8-79.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 858 199 24.9 21.0-29.2 659 75.1 70.8-79.0
Non-Veteran 4,159 1,072 24.7 22.9-26.6 3,087 75.3 73.4-77.1

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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