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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 656 111 16.9 13.4-21.2 545 83.1 78.8-86.6
GENDER
Male 269 38 13.4 9.2-19.0 231 86.6 81.0-90.8
Female 387 73 20.7 15.3-27.2 314 79.3 72.8-84.7
RACE
White 449 77 18.6 14.0-24.3 372 81.4 75.7-86.0
Other 206 33 14.4 9.5-21.2 173 85.6 78.8-90.5
AGE
18-44 194 24 15.3 9.7-23.3 170 84.7 76.7-90.3
45+ 453 83 17.9 14.2-22.4 370 82.1 77.6-85.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 22 16.6 9.4-27.8 154 83.4 72.2-90.6
Some College + 476 89 17.2 13.6-21.4 387 82.8 78.6-86.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 46 19.5 13.1-27.9 215 80.5 72.1-86.9
$50,000+ 307 48 14.5 10.6-19.4 259 85.5 80.6-89.4

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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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