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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 397 100 20.8 16.4-26.0 297 79.2 74.0-83.6
GENDER
Male 167 36 19.2 13.1-27.4 131 80.8 72.6-86.9
Female 230 64 22.3 16.5-29.4 166 77.7 70.6-83.5
RACE
White 344 88 21.7 17.0-27.3 256 78.3 72.7-83.0
Other 53 12 17.4 8.5-32.4 41 82.6 67.6-91.5
AGE
18-44 107 19 14.3 8.7-22.6 88 85.7 77.4-91.3
45+ 287 80 27.0 21.5-33.4 207 73.0 66.6-78.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 210 40 15.8 10.8-22.6 170 84.2 77.4-89.2
Some College + 186 60 26.4 19.5-34.7 126 73.6 65.3-80.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 50 17.5 12.3-24.3 161 82.5 75.7-87.7
$50,000+ 121 39 30.6 21.8-41.1 82 69.4 58.9-78.2

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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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