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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 381 64 14.1 10.3-18.9 317 85.9 81.1-89.7
GENDER
Male 138 17 9.4 5.1-16.5 121 90.6 83.5-94.9
Female 243 47 19.4 14.0-26.3 196 80.6 73.7-86.0
RACE
White 222 34 14.3 9.7-20.6 188 85.7 79.4-90.3
Other 157 30 14.1 8.9-21.6 127 85.9 78.4-91.1
AGE
18-44 128 22 13.3 8.1-21.0 106 86.7 79.0-91.9
45+ 251 42 15.2 10.8-21.0 209 84.8 79.0-89.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 21 14.7 8.5-24.4 90 85.3 75.6-91.5
Some College + 270 43 13.7 9.5-19.4 227 86.3 80.6-90.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 33 14.2 8.7-22.1 128 85.8 77.9-91.3
$50,000+ 181 27 14.9 9.8-22.2 154 85.1 77.8-90.2

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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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