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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 414 96 22.2 16.8-28.8 318 77.8 71.2-83.2
GENDER
Male 161 26 14.9 9.2-23.3 135 85.1 76.7-90.8
Female 253 70 28.9 20.7-38.8 183 71.1 61.2-79.3
RACE
White 309 67 19.0 12.7-27.3 242 81.0 72.7-87.3
Other 102 28 28.1 18.6-40.1 74 71.9 59.9-81.4
AGE
18-44 103 18 16.7 8.6-29.9 85 83.3 70.1-91.4
45+ 308 76 26.9 21.0-33.8 232 73.1 66.2-79.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 35 24.0 14.2-37.5 122 76.0 62.5-85.8
Some College + 256 60 20.9 15.5-27.6 196 79.1 72.4-84.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 47 24.4 17.0-33.6 138 75.6 66.4-83.0
$50,000+ 173 37 21.0 12.7-32.9 136 79.0 67.1-87.3

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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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