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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 437 92 17.2 13.5-21.5 345 82.8 78.5-86.5
GENDER
Male 173 32 15.7 10.4-23.1 141 84.3 76.9-89.6
Female 264 60 18.6 14.0-24.1 204 81.4 75.9-86.0
RACE
White 381 81 17.4 13.6-22.0 300 82.6 78.0-86.4
Other 54 10 15.3 7.2-29.8 44 84.7 70.2-92.8
AGE
18-44 116 13 8.1 4.2-15.0 103 91.9 85.0-95.8
45+ 317 79 24.9 19.8-30.9 238 75.1 69.1-80.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 189 36 16.4 11.2-23.3 153 83.6 76.7-88.8
Some College + 248 56 17.8 13.1-23.8 192 82.2 76.2-86.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 235 42 16.1 11.0-22.8 193 83.9 77.2-89.0
$50,000+ 153 36 17.8 12.5-24.9 117 82.2 75.1-87.5

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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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