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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
<20 years 20 to 50 years 50 to 75 years 75 years and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,049 137 6.6 5.0- 8.7 334 14.0 12.0-16.3 1,043 35.0 32.5-37.7 1,535 44.3 41.6-47.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 490 28 8.2 3.9-16.4 61 12.8 9.2-17.7 200 41.2 34.4-48.3 201 37.8 31.4-44.7
GENDER
Males 125 5 8.9 1.9-32.6 18 11.7 6.7-19.8 54 40.4 28.4-53.7 48 39.0 27.4-51.9
Females 365 23 7.7 4.6-12.5 43 13.6 9.0-20.1 146 41.7 34.4-49.4 153 37.0 30.2-44.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 6.7 0.6-44.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 93.3 55.5-99.4 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 485 27 8.2 3.9-16.5 60 12.8 9.1-17.7 198 40.8 34.0-48.0 200 38.2 31.7-45.1
AGE
18-24 21 3 22.7 5.4-60.0 6 16.9 6.0-39.6 8 42.9 19.3-70.3 4 17.5 5.5-43.2
25-34 51 5 6.2 2.1-16.5 11 17.8 9.3-31.4 26 61.2 45.0-75.3 9 14.8 6.3-31.1
35-44 66 6 11.7 5.0-25.1 4 8.2 2.7-22.5 36 55.0 40.3-68.8 20 25.1 15.2-38.6
45-54 126 4 1.9 0.6- 5.4 18 14.9 8.1-25.6 54 31.7 22.4-42.8 50 51.5 39.3-63.6
55-64 115 6 4.9 2.0-11.7 11 7.9 3.9-15.4 40 29.0 20.2-39.8 58 58.1 46.3-69.1
65-74 73 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 8 11.6 5.2-23.9 23 36.0 23.5-50.6 41 51.6 37.5-65.5
75+ 35 3 7.4 2.2-22.4 3 7.0 2.2-20.3 12 34.8 18.0-56.5 17 50.8 30.5-70.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 67 4 6.7 2.1-19.6 11 17.4 8.7-31.7 31 51.6 36.3-66.5 21 24.3 13.9-39.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 172 8 10.7 2.7-33.7 23 15.2 8.4-26.1 65 44.1 31.0-58.0 76 30.0 20.9-41.1
Some Post-H.S. 142 6 5.4 1.8-14.9 18 12.6 7.4-20.6 59 37.5 27.8-48.4 59 44.5 33.4-56.2
College Graduate 109 10 8.0 3.9-16.0 9 6.7 3.2-13.5 45 35.7 24.8-48.2 45 49.6 36.4-62.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 5 8.2 3.0-20.5 10 17.7 7.1-37.8 34 47.9 32.3-64.0 27 26.2 15.3-41.0
$15,000- 24,999 117 7 5.0 2.1-11.4 17 21.5 11.5-36.6 47 41.4 30.0-53.8 46 32.1 22.6-43.5
$25,000- 34,999 77 6 21.0 5.2-56.4 8 6.4 2.7-14.5 32 40.4 23.8-59.5 31 32.2 18.6-49.6
$35,000- 49,999 68 2 1.6 0.4- 6.9 9 12.0 5.5-24.0 30 43.9 29.1-59.8 27 42.5 27.6-59.0
$50,000-74,999 53 4 6.8 1.9-21.3 6 9.2 3.4-22.5 21 32.4 18.5-50.4 22 51.6 32.7-69.9
$75,000+ 50 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 4 9.4 3.2-24.4 20 33.9 19.6-51.9 25 55.3 37.1-72.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 189 12 12.5 3.7-35.0 30 15.6 9.7-24.0 78 38.7 28.6-50.0 69 33.2 23.6-44.4
No 296 16 5.7 3.1-10.3 30 11.2 6.9-17.7 121 42.6 33.9-51.8 129 40.4 32.2-49.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 55 4 24.1 5.7-62.5 7 7.3 2.8-17.7 27 36.4 20.0-56.7 17 32.1 16.6-53.1
Non-Veteran 435 24 5.3 3.2- 8.7 54 13.8 9.7-19.3 173 42.0 34.9-49.5 184 38.8 32.1-46.0

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*Asked only of care givers.

^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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