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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,089 1,273 40.1 37.4-42.9 1,816 59.9 57.1-62.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 503 204 40.5 33.7-47.7 299 59.5 52.3-66.3
GENDER
Males 124 51 41.5 28.9-55.3 73 58.5 44.7-71.1
Females 379 153 39.8 32.8-47.2 226 60.2 52.8-67.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 54.3 8.2-94.1 2 45.7 5.9-91.8
Non-Hispanic 498 203 40.4 33.6-47.7 295 59.6 52.3-66.4
AGE
18-24 23 8 39.6 17.3-67.3 15 60.4 32.7-82.7
25-34 51 20 40.5 25.9-57.0 31 59.5 43.0-74.1
35-44 66 24 39.1 25.8-54.3 42 60.9 45.7-74.2
45-54 130 50 38.4 27.5-50.7 80 61.6 49.3-72.5
55-64 118 50 43.4 31.5-56.2 68 56.6 43.8-68.5
65-74 76 38 42.6 29.6-56.8 38 57.4 43.2-70.4
75+ 35 14 49.3 28.6-70.3 21 50.7 29.7-71.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 30 39.6 25.9-55.2 40 60.4 44.8-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 180 73 38.6 26.3-52.7 107 61.4 47.3-73.7
Some Post-H.S. 142 59 39.4 29.3-50.5 83 60.6 49.5-70.7
College Graduate 111 42 45.8 32.7-59.5 69 54.2 40.5-67.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 34 33.9 21.3-49.2 44 66.1 50.8-78.7
$15,000- 24,999 121 49 36.8 26.1-48.9 72 63.2 51.1-73.9
$25,000- 34,999 78 34 50.8 31.5-69.9 44 49.2 30.1-68.5
$35,000- 49,999 68 24 33.9 20.4-50.6 44 66.1 49.4-79.6
$50,000-74,999 53 23 52.2 32.7-71.1 30 47.8 28.9-67.3
$75,000+ 50 21 48.0 30.0-66.5 29 52.0 33.5-70.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 193 82 48.5 36.5-60.6 111 51.5 39.4-63.5
No 305 121 36.2 28.6-44.7 184 63.8 55.3-71.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 25 62.5 41.4-79.7 28 37.5 20.3-58.6
Non-Veteran 450 179 36.7 30.3-43.7 271 63.3 56.3-69.7

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*Asked only of care givers providing care to those age 60 and older.

^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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