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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 374 108 24.6 19.5-30.6 266 75.4 69.4-80.5
Buncombe 350 75 20.0 15.4-25.7 275 80.0 74.3-84.6
Cabarrus 377 104 21.9 17.6-26.9 273 78.1 73.1-82.4
Catawba 395 114 31.5 24.7-39.2 281 68.5 60.8-75.3
Cumberland 430 107 26.4 20.7-33.0 323 73.6 67.0-79.3
Davidson 413 109 22.2 17.9-27.1 304 77.8 72.9-82.1
Durham 390 96 21.6 16.7-27.4 294 78.4 72.6-83.3
Forsyth 401 87 18.2 14.4-22.9 314 81.8 77.1-85.6
Gaston 377 95 24.9 19.4-31.3 282 75.1 68.7-80.6
Guilford 431 97 21.7 17.1-27.1 334 78.3 72.9-82.9
Iredell 427 111 23.6 18.8-29.3 316 76.4 70.7-81.2
Johnston 435 102 24.7 18.9-31.7 333 75.3 68.3-81.1
Mecklenburg 796 178 23.1 19.1-27.7 618 76.9 72.3-80.9
New Hanover 385 92 22.2 17.7-27.4 293 77.8 72.6-82.3
Onslow 375 97 26.7 21.0-33.2 278 73.3 66.8-79.0
Orange 358 86 23.1 16.9-30.7 272 76.9 69.3-83.1
Pitt 382 106 25.1 20.4-30.5 276 74.9 69.5-79.6
Randolph 376 107 24.2 19.3-30.0 269 75.8 70.0-80.7
Robeson 370 105 26.6 21.2-32.8 265 73.4 67.2-78.8
Rowan 424 107 26.0 20.9-31.8 317 74.0 68.2-79.1
Union 378 98 27.4 21.4-34.3 280 72.6 65.7-78.6
Wake 625 146 19.5 16.3-23.2 479 80.5 76.8-83.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 406 106 25.3 20.0-31.3 300 74.7 68.7-80.0
Northeast Partnership II*** 490 119 23.6 19.0-28.9 371 76.4 71.1-81.0
Northeast Partnership I*** 424 103 23.7 18.4-30.0 321 76.3 70.0-81.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 422 93 21.3 16.8-26.8 329 78.7 73.2-83.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 449 127 25.7 21.1-31.1 322 74.3 68.9-78.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 417 106 24.5 19.9-29.8 311 75.5 70.2-80.1
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 375 97 26.1 20.6-32.5 278 73.9 67.5-79.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 444 100 19.6 15.4-24.7 344 80.4 75.3-84.6
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 546 136 25.1 20.4-30.5 410 74.9 69.5-79.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 412 106 24.5 19.7-30.1 306 75.5 69.9-80.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 408 100 22.8 17.7-28.9 308 77.2 71.1-82.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 435 130 28.0 23.1-33.5 305 72.0 66.5-76.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 549 138 26.8 21.6-32.7 411 73.2 67.3-78.4
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,043 263 25.1 21.6-29.0 780 74.9 71.0-78.4
No 14,003 3,525 23.6 22.6-24.6 10,478 76.4 75.4-77.4
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 5,023 1,271 24.6 23.0-26.3 3,752 75.4 73.7-77.0
Piedmont 8,413 2,120 23.0 21.8-24.3 6,293 77.0 75.7-78.2
Western NC 1,610 397 24.7 21.8-27.9 1,213 75.3 72.1-78.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 899 213 24.7 20.8-29.1 686 75.3 70.9-79.2
Northwest 3,010 771 23.7 21.7-25.9 2,239 76.3 74.1-78.3
Charlotte 2,299 591 24.7 22.2-27.4 1,708 75.3 72.6-77.8
Greensboro 1,942 494 23.2 20.7-25.9 1,448 76.8 74.1-79.3
Southern Regional 1,522 392 25.0 22.0-28.3 1,130 75.0 71.7-78.0
Coastal 792 198 23.5 20.1-27.3 594 76.5 72.7-79.9
Wake 2,019 483 21.3 19.1-23.7 1,536 78.7 76.3-80.9
Area L 648 156 23.5 19.3-28.2 492 76.5 71.8-80.7
Eastern 1,915 490 24.5 21.9-27.3 1,425 75.5 72.7-78.1

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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, Edgecombe, 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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