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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 AMERICAN MALES 685 127 21.7 17.2-27.0 558 78.3 73.0-82.8
AGE
18-24 29 11 37.5 18.7-60.9 18 62.5 39.1-81.3
25-34 66 14 17.6 9.7-29.9 52 82.4 70.1-90.3
35-44 126 18 12.5 7.4-20.3 108 87.5 79.7-92.6
45-54 168 34 26.6 18.0-37.5 134 73.4 62.5-82.0
55-64 145 28 18.7 11.4-29.1 117 81.3 70.9-88.6
65-74 88 14 17.3 9.8-28.8 74 82.7 71.2-90.2
75+ 59 8 24.2 11.8-43.3 51 75.8 56.7-88.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 14 12.5 6.4-23.1 104 87.5 76.9-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 274 52 24.1 16.3-34.0 222 75.9 66.0-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 165 38 24.7 17.0-34.5 127 75.3 65.5-83.0
College Graduate 126 23 18.7 11.5-29.1 103 81.3 70.9-88.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 99 13 16.2 8.1-29.7 86 83.8 70.3-91.9
$15,000- 24,999 123 25 13.2 7.9-21.3 98 86.8 78.7-92.1
$25,000- 34,999 85 20 40.5 23.5-60.2 65 59.5 39.8-76.5
$35,000- 49,999 128 22 19.7 12.0-30.6 106 80.3 69.4-88.0
$50,000-74,999 87 16 22.0 12.0-36.8 71 78.0 63.2-88.0
$75,000+ 96 20 18.1 11.0-28.4 76 81.9 71.6-89.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 283 54 24.2 16.5-33.9 229 75.8 66.1-83.5
No 393 71 20.3 15.0-26.9 322 79.7 73.1-85.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 47 23.6 15.2-34.6 188 76.4 65.4-84.8
Non-Veteran 450 80 20.9 15.8-27.1 370 79.1 72.9-84.2

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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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