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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 AMERICAN FEMALES 379 153 39.8 32.8-47.2 226 60.2 52.8-67.2
AGE
18-24 12 5 37.1 12.4-71.1 7 62.9 28.9-87.6
25-34 37 16 53.9 35.5-71.2 21 46.1 28.8-64.5
35-44 48 16 34.3 19.9-52.3 32 65.7 47.7-80.1
45-54 96 35 40.2 27.9-53.9 61 59.8 46.1-72.1
55-64 90 37 37.7 26.5-50.5 53 62.3 49.5-73.5
65-74 63 34 46.1 31.9-61.0 29 53.9 39.0-68.1
75+ 29 10 27.6 14.0-47.3 19 72.4 52.7-86.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 25 44.6 28.6-61.9 31 55.4 38.1-71.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 129 49 29.1 19.4-41.3 80 70.9 58.7-80.6
Some Post-H.S. 105 47 47.1 34.9-59.6 58 52.9 40.4-65.1
College Graduate 89 32 43.2 28.4-59.4 57 56.8 40.6-71.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 27 29.3 17.4-44.8 38 70.7 55.2-82.6
$15,000- 24,999 97 40 36.3 24.4-50.2 57 63.7 49.8-75.6
$25,000- 34,999 58 25 47.7 31.8-64.2 33 52.3 35.8-68.2
$35,000- 49,999 47 16 33.0 18.5-51.6 31 67.0 48.4-81.5
$50,000-74,999 38 16 54.2 34.8-72.3 22 45.8 27.7-65.2
$75,000+ 30 14 61.6 36.7-81.6 16 38.4 18.4-63.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 139 53 35.1 25.3-46.3 86 64.9 53.7-74.7
No 237 99 42.1 33.0-51.7 138 57.9 48.3-67.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 2 44.8 12.7-82.0 7 55.2 18.0-87.3
Non-Veteran 370 151 39.7 32.6-47.2 219 60.3 52.8-67.4

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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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