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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,708 472 28.2 25.5-31.1 1,236 71.8 68.9-74.5
GENDER
Female 1,708 472 28.2 25.5-31.1 1,236 71.8 68.9-74.5
RACE
African American 1,708 472 28.2 25.5-31.1 1,236 71.8 68.9-74.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 3 39.2 10.6-77.8 7 60.8 22.2-89.4
-English Speaking 10 3 39.2 10.6-77.8 7 60.8 22.2-89.4
Non-Hispanic 1,694 469 28.3 25.6-31.2 1,225 71.7 68.8-74.4
AGE
18-24 83 17 26.8 16.5-40.4 66 73.2 59.6-83.5
25-34 239 68 27.4 21.2-34.6 171 72.6 65.4-78.8
35-44 293 82 29.5 23.4-36.4 211 70.5 63.6-76.6
45-54 353 103 31.4 25.7-37.8 250 68.6 62.2-74.3
55-64 336 103 31.6 26.0-37.7 233 68.4 62.3-74.0
65-74 237 67 27.1 20.8-34.5 170 72.9 65.5-79.2
75+ 153 29 18.8 12.7-27.0 124 81.2 73.0-87.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 74 20.9 16.0-26.9 288 79.1 73.1-84.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 597 174 29.6 25.0-34.6 423 70.4 65.4-75.0
Some Post-H.S. 422 134 32.6 27.1-38.7 288 67.4 61.3-72.9
College Graduate 325 90 26.9 21.2-33.5 235 73.1 66.5-78.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 83 25.4 19.9-31.8 294 74.6 68.2-80.1
$15,000- 24,999 428 123 27.2 22.3-32.7 305 72.8 67.3-77.7
$25,000- 34,999 228 72 39.1 30.6-48.3 156 60.9 51.7-69.4
$35,000- 49,999 187 53 27.6 20.6-35.8 134 72.4 64.2-79.4
$50,000-74,999 132 40 26.1 18.3-35.9 92 73.9 64.1-81.7
$75,000+ 101 33 27.4 18.9-37.8 68 72.6 62.2-81.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 672 186 28.5 24.4-32.9 486 71.5 67.1-75.6
No 1,026 283 28.1 24.6-31.9 743 71.9 68.1-75.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 18 28.6 16.5-44.9 41 71.4 55.1-83.5
Non-Veteran 1,647 453 28.2 25.5-31.1 1,194 71.8 68.9-74.5

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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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