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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 15,318 3,126 19.4 18.5-20.4 12,192 80.6 79.6-81.5
-Alamance County 372 76 23.2 16.2-31.9 296 76.8 68.1-83.8
GENDER
Male 116 22 26.3 14.0-44.1 94 73.7 55.9-86.0
Female 256 54 20.5 15.1-27.1 202 79.5 72.9-84.9
RACE
White 296 58 23.6 15.4-34.5 238 76.4 65.5-84.6
Other 76 18 21.7 12.3-35.3 58 78.3 64.7-87.7
AGE
18-44 100 10 17.4 7.1-36.5 90 82.6 63.5-92.9
45+ 269 65 28.3 22.1-35.5 204 71.7 64.5-77.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 35 27.7 16.4-42.9 130 72.3 57.1-83.6
Some College + 206 41 18.2 12.7-25.5 165 81.8 74.5-87.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 38 21.7 15.0-30.3 148 78.3 69.7-85.0
$50,000+ 131 23 23.3 11.8-40.7 108 76.7 59.3-88.2

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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