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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year 1-5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,749 1,387 40.0 37.7-42.4 1,254 32.3 30.2-34.5 1,108 27.7 25.7-29.7
-Eastern NC 1,259 479 40.0 36.1-44.0 414 30.3 27.0-33.8 366 29.7 26.3-33.3
GENDER
Male 394 135 38.0 31.2-45.2 124 28.6 23.3-34.6 135 33.4 27.4-40.0
Female 865 344 41.5 37.2-46.0 290 31.6 27.6-35.9 231 26.9 23.2-31.0
RACE
White 876 319 37.9 33.4-42.7 305 33.4 29.3-37.8 252 28.6 24.8-32.9
African American 284 117 43.9 35.5-52.7 80 22.5 16.8-29.5 87 33.6 26.0-42.1
Other Minorities 93 42 49.3 36.3-62.5 28 24.5 15.7-36.2 23 26.1 16.0-39.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 15 59.2 36.0-78.8 7 29.8 13.4-53.8 4 11.0 3.1-32.1
Non-Hispanic 1,232 464 39.4 35.5-43.5 407 30.3 27.0-33.9 361 30.3 26.8-34.0
AGE
18-24 54 32 59.6 43.5-73.9 16 24.2 13.9-38.8 6 16.2 7.1-33.0
25-34 121 60 45.9 35.5-56.6 35 29.8 20.8-40.8 26 24.3 15.6-35.9
35-44 203 80 39.3 31.1-48.1 55 25.7 19.0-33.8 68 35.0 27.5-43.4
45-54 281 114 36.5 30.1-43.4 83 29.3 22.9-36.5 84 34.2 27.4-41.8
55-64 295 97 33.0 26.8-39.7 106 34.7 28.6-41.4 92 32.3 26.2-39.1
65-74 190 69 36.0 28.4-44.3 71 36.4 29.0-44.6 50 27.6 20.8-35.6
75+ 107 26 21.4 14.3-30.8 45 40.0 30.3-50.5 36 38.7 28.8-49.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 155 59 41.3 30.0-53.6 38 17.7 12.0-25.3 58 41.0 29.5-53.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 422 172 44.8 37.8-52.1 132 26.5 21.2-32.5 118 28.7 23.1-35.0
Some Post-H.S. 345 132 38.9 32.4-45.9 131 38.0 31.4-45.0 82 23.1 17.8-29.4
College Graduate 335 115 33.0 26.8-39.9 113 34.5 28.1-41.6 107 32.4 26.5-39.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 58 42.2 31.7-53.4 34 18.1 12.2-26.1 43 39.7 29.1-51.4
$15,000- 24,999 215 70 36.4 27.4-46.4 82 32.4 24.9-40.9 63 31.2 23.6-40.0
$25,000- 34,999 172 64 39.8 29.7-50.8 56 29.2 20.6-39.6 52 31.1 21.7-42.2
$35,000- 49,999 195 74 41.4 31.4-52.2 69 34.1 25.5-43.8 52 24.5 17.5-33.2
$50,000-74,999 190 73 38.6 29.2-48.8 64 33.8 25.6-43.1 53 27.6 20.2-36.5
$75,000+ 181 71 40.7 31.9-50.2 62 32.8 25.0-41.6 48 26.5 19.5-35.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 509 182 35.6 30.4-41.3 165 29.0 24.2-34.3 162 35.4 29.9-41.2
No 747 295 42.5 37.4-47.9 249 31.2 26.8-35.9 203 26.3 22.1-30.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 197 68 40.7 31.2-51.1 67 34.6 26.3-44.0 62 24.6 18.0-32.7
Non-Veteran 1,061 411 39.9 35.7-44.2 347 29.3 25.8-33.1 303 30.8 27.0-34.9

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*Asked only of care givers.

^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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