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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
<20 years 20 to 50 years 50 to 75 years 75 years and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,049 137 6.6 5.0- 8.7 334 14.0 12.0-16.3 1,043 35.0 32.5-37.7 1,535 44.3 41.6-47.0
-Eastern NC 995 55 8.8 5.2-14.5 123 17.1 12.9-22.4 365 35.3 30.9-39.9 452 38.9 34.3-43.7
GENDER
Male 298 13 9.4 3.2-24.7 37 17.3 9.8-28.7 116 38.0 29.6-47.1 132 35.3 27.1-44.5
Female 697 42 8.2 5.8-11.7 86 16.9 12.9-21.8 249 33.2 29.0-37.8 320 41.6 37.0-46.4
RACE
White 684 33 6.2 4.1- 9.3 83 18.4 12.8-25.7 237 32.6 27.7-37.9 331 42.8 37.1-48.6
African American 235 15 15.4 5.4-37.0 32 14.7 9.3-22.6 97 41.8 31.6-52.8 91 28.0 20.7-36.7
Other Minorities 72 7 9.0 3.7-20.0 8 13.6 6.1-27.7 29 36.6 23.2-52.4 28 40.9 26.9-56.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 2 4.6 1.0-19.2 4 9.6 3.1-26.4 5 41.0 15.5-72.6 6 44.8 19.0-73.6
Non-Hispanic 974 53 8.9 5.2-14.8 118 17.2 12.9-22.6 359 35.1 30.8-39.8 444 38.7 34.1-43.6
AGE
18-24 30 4 19.2 4.8-52.6 11 38.9 19.1-63.2 5 11.9 4.2-29.4 10 30.0 14.0-53.2
25-34 82 13 14.7 8.1-25.2 24 25.0 16.2-36.6 31 45.5 33.0-58.7 14 14.7 8.1-25.4
35-44 129 15 12.9 7.3-21.7 19 12.4 7.3-20.2 61 52.2 42.0-62.3 34 22.5 15.5-31.4
45-54 229 12 5.8 2.9-11.3 25 12.3 7.7-19.3 90 37.3 30.2-45.0 102 44.6 37.1-52.4
55-64 247 6 2.3 0.9- 5.5 20 9.0 5.5-14.2 87 35.6 29.0-42.8 134 53.1 46.0-60.2
65-74 181 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 19 10.7 6.5-17.2 60 33.3 25.5-42.1 98 54.4 45.5-63.0
75+ 92 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 5 6.1 2.4-14.7 29 29.4 20.0-41.0 57 63.5 51.7-73.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 4 3.3 0.8-12.1 14 19.6 8.9-37.8 52 43.8 31.5-56.9 40 33.3 22.4-46.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 292 12 10.1 2.8-30.7 36 21.0 11.8-34.6 113 32.9 24.6-42.5 131 36.0 27.4-45.6
Some Post-H.S. 318 23 8.9 5.5-14.1 41 15.4 10.5-21.9 113 36.9 29.4-45.0 141 38.9 30.8-47.7
College Graduate 274 16 9.5 5.3-16.4 31 12.7 8.3-18.8 87 32.2 25.9-39.2 140 45.7 38.6-52.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 106 6 4.2 1.8- 9.6 14 15.4 6.9-30.8 48 48.3 34.3-62.5 38 32.2 21.8-44.7
$15,000- 24,999 184 13 6.8 3.4-13.2 31 34.5 20.1-52.3 75 33.5 23.5-45.3 65 25.2 17.3-35.0
$25,000- 34,999 112 10 28.7 10.4-58.4 14 12.7 6.1-24.4 41 31.6 19.0-47.6 47 27.0 16.6-40.9
$35,000- 49,999 134 4 3.1 1.0- 9.6 19 20.3 12.0-32.2 44 35.9 26.0-47.2 67 40.7 30.9-51.2
$50,000-74,999 160 11 9.1 4.5-17.7 19 13.4 7.8-22.1 58 35.8 27.0-45.6 72 41.7 32.3-51.8
$75,000+ 183 8 5.5 2.5-11.4 13 6.4 3.4-11.9 63 34.9 25.7-45.3 99 53.2 42.4-63.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 389 19 11.3 4.1-27.7 57 14.2 10.1-19.5 157 37.4 30.3-45.1 156 37.1 30.1-44.7
No 601 36 7.3 5.0-10.8 65 18.8 12.9-26.7 206 33.8 28.4-39.6 294 40.1 34.2-46.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 8 18.6 5.7-46.3 24 14.5 8.4-23.7 64 42.5 29.6-56.5 60 24.4 16.7-34.2
Non-Veteran 839 47 6.5 4.6- 9.1 99 17.7 12.8-23.9 301 33.6 29.2-38.3 392 42.2 37.2-47.4

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*Asked only of care givers.

^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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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