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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 390 90 24.4 18.5-31.4 300 75.6 68.6-81.5
GENDER
Male 158 26 13.9 8.9-21.0 132 86.1 79.0-91.1
Female 232 64 33.6 24.5-44.0 168 66.4 56.0-75.5
RACE
White 350 83 26.5 19.9-34.2 267 73.5 65.8-80.1
Other 38 6 10.0 4.1-22.5 32 90.0 77.5-95.9
AGE
18-44 109 31 27.7 17.9-40.2 78 72.3 59.8-82.1
45+ 280 59 21.1 15.7-27.9 221 78.9 72.1-84.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 226 48 22.9 16.3-31.0 178 77.1 69.0-83.7
Some College + 164 42 26.6 16.7-39.5 122 73.4 60.5-83.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 55 28.4 19.9-38.8 177 71.6 61.2-80.1
$50,000+ 111 26 19.9 12.5-30.2 85 80.1 69.8-87.5

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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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