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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,392 303 20.5 17.9-23.4 1,089 79.5 76.6-82.1
AGE
18-24 54 7 6.5 2.6-15.0 47 93.5 85.0-97.4
25-34 176 41 23.4 16.3-32.5 135 76.6 67.5-83.7
35-44 250 64 24.5 18.6-31.6 186 75.5 68.4-81.4
45-54 287 75 24.8 19.2-31.5 212 75.2 68.5-80.8
55-64 286 50 21.4 15.6-28.6 236 78.6 71.4-84.4
65-74 207 48 22.0 15.6-30.0 159 78.0 70.0-84.4
75+ 122 16 11.9 6.9-19.6 106 88.1 80.4-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 42 16.6 11.6-23.2 232 83.4 76.8-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 461 99 20.1 15.9-25.1 362 79.9 74.9-84.1
Some Post-H.S. 368 85 18.4 14.1-23.6 283 81.6 76.4-85.9
College Graduate 289 77 27.3 20.9-34.9 212 72.7 65.1-79.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 263 51 17.2 12.5-23.1 212 82.8 76.9-87.5
$15,000- 24,999 320 71 22.1 16.8-28.4 249 77.9 71.6-83.2
$25,000- 34,999 204 51 21.7 15.4-29.8 153 78.3 70.2-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 169 59 32.4 24.3-41.8 110 67.6 58.2-75.7
$50,000-74,999 129 31 22.8 14.5-33.9 98 77.2 66.1-85.5
$75,000+ 95 19 19.8 11.6-31.9 76 80.2 68.1-88.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 532 103 20.4 16.0-25.7 429 79.6 74.3-84.0
No 852 199 20.6 17.4-24.1 653 79.4 75.9-82.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 9 11.6 5.1-24.3 36 88.4 75.7-94.9
Non-Veteran 1,347 294 20.8 18.1-23.7 1,053 79.2 76.3-81.9

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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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