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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,089 1,273 40.1 37.4-42.9 1,816 59.9 57.1-62.6
-Eastern NC 1,014 431 43.4 38.3-48.6 583 56.6 51.4-61.7
GENDER
Male 303 115 41.0 31.4-51.4 188 59.0 48.6-68.6
Female 711 316 45.2 40.3-50.1 395 54.8 49.9-59.7
RACE
White 690 288 41.5 35.8-47.5 402 58.5 52.5-64.2
African American 245 105 48.3 37.1-59.8 140 51.7 40.2-62.9
Other Minorities 75 35 41.4 28.0-56.1 40 58.6 43.9-72.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 6 27.4 9.9-56.4 12 72.6 43.6-90.1
Non-Hispanic 992 425 43.9 38.8-49.2 567 56.1 50.8-61.2
AGE
18-24 32 15 53.5 31.5-74.3 17 46.5 25.7-68.5
25-34 81 21 27.8 17.6-41.0 60 72.2 59.0-82.4
35-44 131 52 42.2 32.5-52.6 79 57.8 47.4-67.5
45-54 235 108 45.9 38.4-53.7 127 54.1 46.3-61.6
55-64 250 109 44.2 37.2-51.4 141 55.8 48.6-62.8
65-74 182 85 43.0 34.7-51.7 97 57.0 48.3-65.3
75+ 96 38 41.8 30.9-53.6 58 58.2 46.4-69.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 52 52.2 39.5-64.7 66 47.8 35.3-60.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 296 122 40.5 29.8-52.2 174 59.5 47.8-70.2
Some Post-H.S. 323 144 45.4 37.2-53.9 179 54.6 46.1-62.8
College Graduate 276 113 40.0 33.2-47.2 163 60.0 52.8-66.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 52 41.9 29.7-55.2 57 58.1 44.8-70.3
$15,000- 24,999 185 76 43.9 31.1-57.7 109 56.1 42.3-68.9
$25,000- 34,999 114 52 51.8 33.6-69.5 62 48.2 30.5-66.4
$35,000- 49,999 136 58 41.8 31.4-53.0 78 58.2 47.0-68.6
$50,000-74,999 163 71 45.1 35.5-55.1 92 54.9 44.9-64.5
$75,000+ 183 73 38.6 27.9-50.7 110 61.4 49.3-72.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 396 165 44.5 35.9-53.3 231 55.5 46.7-64.1
No 613 263 42.6 36.4-49.0 350 57.4 51.0-63.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 57 40.7 25.8-57.4 99 59.3 42.6-74.2
Non-Veteran 857 373 43.8 38.6-49.0 484 56.2 51.0-61.4

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*Asked only of care givers providing care to those age 60 and older.

^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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