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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 796 178 23.1 19.1-27.7 618 76.9 72.3-80.9
GENDER
Male 280 51 22.4 15.8-30.7 229 77.6 69.3-84.2
Female 516 127 23.9 19.9-28.3 389 76.1 71.7-80.1
RACE
White 551 123 21.8 17.4-26.9 428 78.2 73.1-82.6
Other 242 55 25.4 18.2-34.3 187 74.6 65.7-81.8
AGE
18-44 322 61 22.3 16.3-29.7 261 77.7 70.3-83.7
45+ 468 115 24.1 19.9-28.9 353 75.9 71.1-80.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 195 42 24.3 15.8-35.5 153 75.7 64.5-84.2
Some College + 598 135 22.7 18.4-27.5 463 77.3 72.5-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 314 76 25.6 18.7-33.9 238 74.4 66.1-81.3
$50,000+ 377 81 22.8 17.4-29.2 296 77.2 70.8-82.6

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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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