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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 333 69 21.6 15.3-29.7 264 78.4 70.3-84.7
GENDER
Male 129 23 20.5 11.3-34.3 106 79.5 65.7-88.7
Female 204 46 23.0 16.1-31.7 158 77.0 68.3-83.9
RACE
White 276 55 23.1 15.7-32.7 221 76.9 67.3-84.3
Other 55 13 16.6 7.4-33.1 42 83.4 66.9-92.6
AGE
18-44 97 15 18.5 9.1-34.1 82 81.5 65.9-90.9
45+ 235 54 25.2 19.3-32.2 181 74.8 67.8-80.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 18 26.6 13.2-46.2 65 73.4 53.8-86.8
Some College + 250 51 19.3 13.4-27.0 199 80.7 73.0-86.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 118 30 31.9 18.6-49.0 88 68.1 51.0-81.4
$50,000+ 172 35 18.8 12.6-27.1 137 81.2 72.9-87.4

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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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