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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 454 94 18.1 14.3-22.6 360 81.9 77.4-85.7
GENDER
Male 172 27 12.2 7.9-18.3 145 87.8 81.7-92.1
Female 282 67 23.2 17.5-30.1 215 76.8 69.9-82.5
RACE
White 369 81 19.9 15.4-25.4 288 80.1 74.6-84.6
Other 81 13 12.1 6.6-21.1 68 87.9 78.9-93.4
AGE
18-44 150 24 12.4 8.0-18.7 126 87.6 81.3-92.0
45+ 300 70 24.6 18.9-31.4 230 75.4 68.6-81.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 34 17.2 11.5-25.0 158 82.8 75.0-88.5
Some College + 261 60 18.9 14.1-24.8 201 81.1 75.2-85.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 43 18.8 13.2-26.1 176 81.2 73.9-86.8
$50,000+ 184 41 17.7 12.6-24.4 143 82.3 75.6-87.4

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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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