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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,262 513 23.9 21.2-26.9 1,749 76.1 73.1-78.8
GENDER
Males 685 127 21.7 17.2-27.0 558 78.3 73.0-82.8
Females 1,577 386 25.8 22.7-29.1 1,191 74.2 70.9-77.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 4 24.4 7.2-57.1 20 75.6 42.9-92.8
Non-Hispanic 2,226 507 23.9 21.2-26.9 1,719 76.1 73.1-78.8
AGE
18-24 78 23 36.4 23.1-52.2 55 63.6 47.8-76.9
25-34 257 53 18.8 13.8-25.2 204 81.2 74.8-86.2
35-44 387 67 15.3 11.5-20.2 320 84.7 79.8-88.5
45-54 506 130 29.6 24.1-35.9 376 70.4 64.1-75.9
55-64 441 120 27.0 21.8-33.0 321 73.0 67.0-78.2
65-74 344 77 21.9 16.9-27.9 267 78.1 72.1-83.1
75+ 229 39 20.5 14.0-28.9 190 79.5 71.1-86.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 415 71 18.3 13.6-24.2 344 81.7 75.8-86.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 787 185 25.9 20.7-31.9 602 74.1 68.1-79.3
Some Post-H.S. 567 144 24.7 20.1-29.9 423 75.3 70.1-79.9
College Graduate 489 113 23.2 18.2-29.0 376 76.8 71.0-81.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 415 80 20.7 15.4-27.2 335 79.3 72.8-84.6
$15,000- 24,999 483 124 22.2 17.4-27.9 359 77.8 72.1-82.6
$25,000- 34,999 285 79 34.2 25.0-44.7 206 65.8 55.3-75.0
$35,000- 49,999 312 69 23.0 17.2-30.0 243 77.0 70.0-82.8
$50,000-74,999 246 54 21.6 15.1-29.9 192 78.4 70.1-84.9
$75,000+ 233 51 20.2 14.2-27.8 182 79.8 72.2-85.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 909 198 25.0 20.4-30.2 711 75.0 69.8-79.6
No 1,330 310 23.4 20.0-27.1 1,020 76.6 72.9-80.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 285 56 22.4 14.9-32.2 229 77.6 67.8-85.1
Non-Veteran 1,977 457 24.2 21.3-27.3 1,520 75.8 72.7-78.7

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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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