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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 15,046 3,788 23.7 22.8-24.7 11,258 76.3 75.3-77.2
GENDER
Male 5,480 1,194 20.6 19.2-22.2 4,286 79.4 77.8-80.8
Female 9,566 2,594 26.6 25.4-27.9 6,972 73.4 72.1-74.6
RACE
White 11,428 2,950 24.9 23.8-26.0 8,478 75.1 74.0-76.2
African American 2,429 637 27.7 25.1-30.3 1,792 72.3 69.7-74.9
Asian 101 15 14.7 7.4-27.2 86 85.3 72.8-92.6
Native American 284 100 35.8 28.4-44.0 184 64.2 56.0-71.6
Other Minorities 749 74 7.5 5.5-10.1 675 92.5 89.9-94.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 779 82 7.8 5.8-10.3 697 92.2 89.7-94.2
-English Speaking 295 65 20.0 14.7-26.7 230 80.0 73.3-85.3
-Spanish Speaking 483 17 3.4 1.9- 5.9 466 96.6 94.1-98.1
Non-Hispanic 14,240 3,700 25.4 24.4-26.4 10,540 74.6 73.6-75.6
AGE
18-24 595 140 25.1 20.9-29.8 455 74.9 70.2-79.1
25-34 1,770 327 16.9 14.9-19.1 1,443 83.1 80.9-85.1
35-44 2,576 601 21.7 19.8-23.6 1,975 78.3 76.4-80.2
45-54 2,974 865 27.9 26.0-30.0 2,109 72.1 70.0-74.0
55-64 3,018 899 29.4 27.4-31.4 2,119 70.6 68.6-72.6
65-74 2,297 597 26.2 24.0-28.4 1,700 73.8 71.6-76.0
75+ 1,714 334 19.5 17.4-21.9 1,380 80.5 78.1-82.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,265 432 18.2 15.8-20.8 1,833 81.8 79.2-84.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,525 1,209 26.2 24.3-28.1 3,316 73.8 71.9-75.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,743 1,026 25.7 23.8-27.7 2,717 74.3 72.3-76.2
College Graduate 4,480 1,114 22.5 20.9-24.0 3,366 77.5 76.0-79.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,703 367 21.6 18.8-24.6 1,336 78.4 75.4-81.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,478 629 22.0 19.7-24.5 1,849 78.0 75.5-80.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,813 501 28.4 25.4-31.5 1,312 71.6 68.5-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 2,132 571 24.9 22.5-27.4 1,561 75.1 72.6-77.5
$50,000-74,999 1,977 530 25.9 23.3-28.7 1,447 74.1 71.3-76.7
$75,000+ 2,772 675 22.4 20.6-24.4 2,097 77.6 75.6-79.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,486 1,501 28.5 26.8-30.3 3,985 71.5 69.7-73.2
No 9,479 2,270 21.5 20.4-22.7 7,209 78.5 77.3-79.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,209 530 24.0 21.7-26.4 1,679 76.0 73.6-78.3
Non-Veteran 12,826 3,255 23.7 22.6-24.7 9,571 76.3 75.3-77.4

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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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