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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 11 2 13.4 2.6-47.1 4 26.1 6.9-62.6 3 36.4 10.2-74.3 2 24.1 5.0-65.9
25-34 37 5 10.2 3.6-25.9 6 12.3 5.0-27.0 19 65.9 48.2-80.0 7 11.6 5.0-24.8
35-44 48 5 14.6 5.8-32.2 2 5.7 1.1-24.2 24 48.2 31.7-65.1 17 31.6 18.6-48.2
45-54 92 3 2.8 0.8- 9.0 13 16.9 8.2-31.8 43 40.8 28.5-54.4 33 39.5 26.9-53.6
55-64 88 5 5.6 2.0-14.6 8 8.2 3.5-18.1 31 30.6 20.7-42.7 44 55.6 42.7-67.8
65-74 59 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 7 15.1 6.5-31.4 16 27.6 15.8-43.5 35 56.2 40.4-70.8
75+ 27 2 10.7 2.6-34.3 3 12.3 3.9-32.5 9 34.9 17.4-57.7 13 42.1 22.5-64.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 3 8.3 2.3-26.1 10 22.8 11.3-40.7 23 47.0 30.7-63.9 17 21.9 11.6-37.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 122 7 6.2 2.7-13.5 15 18.2 8.4-35.2 42 40.1 26.1-55.8 58 35.5 24.6-48.2
Some Post-H.S. 104 5 8.8 2.8-23.9 11 10.7 5.5-19.7 44 41.7 30.0-54.5 44 38.9 27.4-51.6
College Graduate 86 8 8.0 3.6-16.8 7 6.4 2.8-13.8 37 41.2 27.6-56.3 34 44.5 29.5-60.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 4 10.9 3.7-27.6 9 17.5 6.2-40.5 28 48.1 31.6-65.1 22 23.6 13.2-38.4
$15,000- 24,999 93 7 6.7 2.8-15.3 11 19.1 8.0-39.0 34 34.7 22.8-48.9 41 39.5 27.1-53.4
$25,000- 34,999 57 5 9.2 3.5-21.9 6 10.1 4.0-23.5 23 40.9 25.8-57.9 23 39.8 24.5-57.3
$35,000- 49,999 46 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 5 8.9 2.9-24.3 23 51.7 33.7-69.2 17 37.4 21.6-56.4
$50,000-74,999 37 3 6.5 1.6-22.4 3 8.4 2.1-27.7 15 45.3 26.8-65.3 16 39.7 22.7-59.8
$75,000+ 30 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.8 2.9-28.3 12 32.3 14.0-58.4 15 57.8 32.2-79.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 135 8 5.1 2.3-10.8 21 18.4 10.6-30.1 53 40.9 30.4-52.3 53 35.6 25.4-47.3
No 227 15 9.0 4.9-16.0 21 11.1 6.0-19.7 93 42.3 32.9-52.4 98 37.6 28.9-47.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 1 6.4 0.8-37.0 1 8.6 1.1-44.5 6 72.9 36.2-92.7 1 12.0 1.6-54.0
Non-Veteran 356 22 7.7 4.6-12.6 42 13.8 9.0-20.4 140 41.0 33.6-48.8 152 37.6 30.6-45.1

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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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