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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 423 88 21.4 16.5-27.4 335 78.6 72.6-83.5
GENDER
Male 181 42 25.7 18.0-35.4 139 74.3 64.6-82.0
Female 242 46 16.4 11.6-22.9 196 83.6 77.1-88.4
RACE
White 366 76 22.1 16.7-28.7 290 77.9 71.3-83.3
Other 55 11 17.6 7.9-34.7 44 82.4 65.3-92.1
AGE
18-44 120 23 21.5 13.4-32.6 97 78.5 67.4-86.6
45+ 301 64 21.4 16.6-27.0 237 78.6 73.0-83.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 40 21.3 14.0-30.9 158 78.7 69.1-86.0
Some College + 225 48 21.6 15.7-29.0 177 78.4 71.0-84.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 249 52 19.2 13.6-26.3 197 80.8 73.7-86.4
$50,000+ 130 32 30.4 20.2-42.8 98 69.6 57.2-79.8

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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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