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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,744 1,130 28.6 26.6-30.8 2,614 71.4 69.2-73.4
-Eastern NC 1,258 356 28.3 24.9-32.0 902 71.7 68.0-75.1
GENDER
Male 391 108 29.9 23.7-36.8 283 70.1 63.2-76.3
Female 867 248 27.2 23.5-31.2 619 72.8 68.8-76.5
RACE
White 876 236 25.8 22.0-30.0 640 74.2 70.0-78.0
African American 284 91 36.2 28.2-45.1 193 63.8 54.9-71.8
Other Minorities 92 27 24.9 15.6-37.3 65 75.1 62.7-84.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 4 13.8 4.2-36.9 22 86.2 63.1-95.8
Non-Hispanic 1,231 352 28.8 25.3-32.6 879 71.2 67.4-74.7
AGE
18-24 54 11 22.1 11.1-39.3 43 77.9 60.7-88.9
25-34 120 25 20.4 13.3-29.9 95 79.6 70.1-86.7
35-44 205 54 29.6 21.8-38.9 151 70.4 61.1-78.2
45-54 278 82 33.0 26.3-40.4 196 67.0 59.6-73.7
55-64 296 106 35.1 28.9-41.8 190 64.9 58.2-71.1
65-74 193 49 22.7 16.8-30.0 144 77.3 70.0-83.2
75+ 104 25 27.6 18.8-38.6 79 72.4 61.4-81.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 152 43 25.7 16.6-37.5 109 74.3 62.5-83.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 419 113 28.3 22.2-35.4 306 71.7 64.6-77.8
Some Post-H.S. 346 93 24.2 19.0-30.4 253 75.8 69.6-81.0
College Graduate 339 106 33.7 27.4-40.7 233 66.3 59.3-72.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 42 34.2 24.5-45.3 91 65.8 54.7-75.5
$15,000- 24,999 216 60 25.9 18.8-34.4 156 74.1 65.6-81.2
$25,000- 34,999 170 51 33.6 23.7-45.3 119 66.4 54.7-76.3
$35,000- 49,999 197 55 30.0 20.5-41.6 142 70.0 58.4-79.5
$50,000-74,999 191 58 29.1 21.6-38.0 133 70.9 62.0-78.4
$75,000+ 182 58 33.5 25.5-42.5 124 66.5 57.5-74.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 505 158 30.6 25.7-36.0 347 69.4 64.0-74.3
No 751 197 26.9 22.4-31.9 554 73.1 68.1-77.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 196 57 31.9 22.7-42.7 139 68.1 57.3-77.3
Non-Veteran 1,060 299 27.6 24.0-31.4 761 72.4 68.6-76.0

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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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