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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 342 80 21.6 16.5-27.8 262 78.4 72.2-83.5
GENDER
Male 121 18 16.3 9.3-27.0 103 83.7 73.0-90.7
Female 221 62 27.4 21.1-34.7 159 72.6 65.3-78.9
RACE
White 230 51 16.5 11.9-22.5 179 83.5 77.5-88.1
Other 111 29 31.1 20.7-43.8 82 68.9 56.2-79.3
AGE
18-44 96 24 20.8 12.7-32.1 72 79.2 67.9-87.3
45+ 245 56 22.5 17.1-29.0 189 77.5 71.0-82.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 43 21.7 14.8-30.7 137 78.3 69.3-85.2
Some College + 162 37 21.5 14.5-30.6 125 78.5 69.4-85.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 45 24.0 16.7-33.2 136 76.0 66.8-83.3
$50,000+ 100 19 15.3 9.4-24.0 81 84.7 76.0-90.6

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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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