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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-WHITE MALES

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 4,068 737 18.0 16.3-19.8 3,331 82.0 80.2-83.7
AGE
18-24 114 27 21.6 13.7-32.3 87 78.4 67.7-86.3
25-34 301 40 14.3 9.8-20.2 261 85.7 79.8-90.2
35-44 622 84 13.7 10.7-17.4 538 86.3 82.6-89.3
45-54 835 161 18.3 15.3-21.7 674 81.7 78.3-84.7
55-64 952 188 21.0 18.0-24.3 764 79.0 75.7-82.0
65-74 767 149 20.6 17.4-24.2 618 79.4 75.8-82.6
75+ 471 88 23.1 18.6-28.4 383 76.9 71.6-81.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 474 92 20.9 15.6-27.3 382 79.1 72.7-84.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,128 220 20.4 17.0-24.3 908 79.6 75.7-83.0
Some Post-H.S. 974 190 19.2 15.5-23.6 784 80.8 76.4-84.5
College Graduate 1,486 234 14.5 12.4-16.8 1,252 85.5 83.2-87.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 43 21.2 13.5-31.7 216 78.8 68.3-86.5
$15,000- 24,999 540 107 22.7 16.9-29.8 433 77.3 70.2-83.1
$25,000- 34,999 438 97 21.3 16.7-26.7 341 78.7 73.3-83.3
$35,000- 49,999 627 113 17.5 13.8-22.0 514 82.5 78.0-86.2
$50,000-74,999 697 129 18.8 14.8-23.5 568 81.2 76.5-85.2
$75,000+ 1,169 186 14.1 11.8-16.8 983 85.9 83.2-88.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,478 311 23.2 20.0-26.8 1,167 76.8 73.2-80.0
No 2,567 418 15.6 13.7-17.7 2,149 84.4 82.3-86.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,601 300 19.3 16.8-22.0 1,301 80.7 78.0-83.2
Non-Veteran 2,467 437 17.5 15.3-19.9 2,030 82.5 80.1-84.7

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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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