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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 397 69 16.6 12.5-21.8 328 83.4 78.2-87.5
GENDER
Male 155 24 14.2 8.8-22.1 131 85.8 77.9-91.2
Female 242 45 19.1 13.5-26.3 197 80.9 73.7-86.5
RACE
White 301 53 14.6 10.7-19.6 248 85.4 80.4-89.3
Other 96 16 21.4 12.3-34.7 80 78.6 65.3-87.7
AGE
18-44 104 12 11.5 6.1-20.6 92 88.5 79.4-93.9
45+ 289 57 20.8 15.4-27.4 232 79.2 72.6-84.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 26 18.8 11.6-28.8 106 81.2 71.2-88.4
Some College + 265 43 15.6 10.9-21.9 222 84.4 78.1-89.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 39 22.9 15.9-31.8 128 77.1 68.2-84.1
$50,000+ 181 24 11.3 6.9-18.0 157 88.7 82.0-93.1

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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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