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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 385 92 22.2 17.7-27.4 293 77.8 72.6-82.3
GENDER
Male 122 24 16.4 10.4-24.8 98 83.6 75.2-89.6
Female 263 68 26.8 21.1-33.4 195 73.2 66.6-78.9
RACE
White 329 82 25.1 20.0-31.0 247 74.9 69.0-80.0
Other 55 9 8.3 3.7-17.7 46 91.7 82.3-96.3
AGE
18-44 96 19 16.6 10.1-26.1 77 83.4 73.9-89.9
45+ 284 70 25.2 20.0-31.2 214 74.8 68.8-80.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 33 23.3 15.3-33.9 85 76.7 66.1-84.7
Some College + 267 59 21.6 16.5-27.7 208 78.4 72.3-83.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 43 20.8 14.6-28.7 130 79.2 71.3-85.4
$50,000+ 160 34 21.9 15.5-30.2 126 78.1 69.8-84.5

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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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