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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Care Giving

People may provide regular care or assistance to an older adult who has a long-term illness or disability.
During the past month, did you provide any such 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 14,057 2,804 19.1 18.1-20.1 11,253 80.9 79.9-81.9
-Davidson County 348 86 21.9 17.0-27.7 262 78.1 72.3-83.0
GENDER
Male 120 28 18.9 12.2-28.0 92 81.1 72.0-87.8
Female 228 58 24.4 17.9-32.2 170 75.6 67.8-82.1
RACE
White 304 74 24.0 18.6-30.5 230 76.0 69.5-81.4
Other 42 12 16.8 8.2-31.6 30 83.2 68.4-91.8
AGE
18-44 89 19 14.6 8.6-23.7 70 85.4 76.3-91.4
45+ 258 66 28.1 22.1-35.1 192 71.9 64.9-77.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 42 17.1 11.8-24.1 151 82.9 75.9-88.2
Some College + 153 44 27.9 19.7-37.8 109 72.1 62.2-80.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 47 20.6 14.3-28.7 148 79.4 71.3-85.7
$50,000+ 90 24 28.2 18.9-39.9 66 71.8 60.1-81.1

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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.

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