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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 459 88 20.6 14.8-28.0 371 79.4 72.0-85.2
GENDER
Male 157 28 21.9 12.1-36.3 129 78.1 63.7-87.9
Female 302 60 19.5 14.1-26.2 242 80.5 73.8-85.9
RACE
White 269 50 22.8 14.2-34.6 219 77.2 65.4-85.8
Other 188 38 17.9 11.9-26.0 150 82.1 74.0-88.1
AGE
18-44 145 20 19.3 9.9-34.0 125 80.7 66.0-90.1
45+ 310 68 22.3 17.3-28.2 242 77.7 71.8-82.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 38 24.6 14.2-39.1 161 75.4 60.9-85.8
Some College + 258 50 17.4 12.6-23.6 208 82.6 76.4-87.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 39 19.8 11.1-32.7 220 80.2 67.3-88.9
$50,000+ 149 38 21.4 15.1-29.3 111 78.6 70.7-84.9

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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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