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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 986 35 6.4 3.6-11.3 128 15.4 12.0-19.6 328 33.5 29.2-38.2 495 44.6 39.9-49.4
Female 2,063 102 6.8 5.3- 8.6 206 13.1 10.8-15.8 715 36.1 33.0-39.3 1,040 44.0 40.9-47.2
RACE
White 2,417 95 5.9 4.4- 7.8 252 13.7 11.4-16.5 793 33.8 31.1-36.7 1,277 46.5 43.6-49.5
African American 490 28 8.2 3.9-16.4 61 12.8 9.2-17.7 200 41.2 34.4-48.3 201 37.8 31.4-44.7
Asian 8 0 0.0 . - . 1 18.5 2.7-65.4 3 49.0 17.7-81.0 4 32.5 10.4-66.7
Native American 67 6 7.2 2.6-18.0 12 26.9 13.1-47.3 22 26.0 14.5-42.2 27 39.9 25.1-56.8
Other Minorities 56 8 16.8 7.8-32.3 8 23.2 10.2-44.3 19 21.3 10.7-37.7 21 38.8 22.7-57.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 9 20.9 10.0-38.5 9 21.1 8.7-43.0 13 30.5 16.0-50.2 13 27.6 14.5-46.1
-English Speaking 32 4 9.4 2.9-26.4 5 8.4 3.1-20.9 11 43.0 23.4-65.0 12 39.2 21.0-61.1
-Spanish Speaking 12 5 44.8 16.1-77.5 4 47.5 16.8-80.3 2 4.4 0.9-18.6 1 3.2 0.4-21.5
Non-Hispanic 2,998 128 6.4 4.8- 8.4 323 13.8 11.8-16.1 1,028 35.1 32.6-37.8 1,519 44.7 41.9-47.4
AGE
18-24 80 10 13.9 5.7-30.0 22 29.0 17.9-43.3 31 33.2 21.3-47.6 17 24.0 13.6-38.8
25-34 216 28 12.3 7.8-18.9 51 21.5 15.8-28.7 96 45.3 37.2-53.6 41 20.9 14.8-28.8
35-44 376 40 12.5 8.7-17.6 62 14.5 10.9-19.1 166 45.6 39.5-51.8 108 27.4 22.2-33.3
45-54 693 32 4.1 2.7- 6.2 78 12.9 9.7-16.9 259 34.1 29.7-38.7 324 48.9 43.9-53.9
55-64 813 15 1.6 0.9- 2.8 62 8.5 6.3-11.3 229 26.8 23.3-30.7 507 63.1 58.9-67.2
65-74 556 8 1.5 0.6- 3.4 44 7.1 5.0- 9.9 188 35.5 30.7-40.6 316 56.0 50.8-61.0
75+ 299 3 1.5 0.4- 4.7 13 3.4 1.9- 6.2 67 21.5 16.1-28.1 216 73.6 66.9-79.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 327 12 4.1 2.1- 7.9 36 16.3 10.5-24.4 147 44.7 37.4-52.2 132 34.9 28.4-41.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 899 40 6.7 3.5-12.2 103 15.5 11.4-20.8 318 37.7 32.3-43.5 438 40.1 34.9-45.5
Some Post-H.S. 899 45 7.4 4.8-11.2 111 15.9 12.3-20.3 314 33.9 29.6-38.4 429 42.8 38.1-47.7
College Graduate 920 40 6.8 4.5-10.1 82 9.6 7.4-12.3 264 30.0 26.1-34.3 534 53.6 49.1-58.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 313 15 5.4 3.0- 9.6 42 16.3 10.8-23.9 126 42.3 34.6-50.4 130 36.0 29.1-43.5
$15,000- 24,999 545 29 7.1 4.5-10.9 74 24.6 17.5-33.4 201 33.6 28.1-39.7 241 34.7 29.2-40.6
$25,000- 34,999 342 24 14.8 7.0-28.7 36 9.7 6.5-14.3 122 39.5 31.4-48.1 160 36.0 28.9-43.8
$35,000- 49,999 453 9 2.0 1.0- 4.0 51 17.0 12.1-23.3 146 35.2 28.9-42.0 247 45.9 39.4-52.5
$50,000-74,999 459 27 8.2 4.8-13.5 52 12.9 8.9-18.3 153 33.7 28.0-39.8 227 45.2 39.0-51.6
$75,000+ 583 19 3.6 2.1- 6.1 44 8.0 5.6-11.3 186 31.7 26.6-37.2 334 56.8 50.9-62.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,197 42 5.9 3.2-10.7 152 13.2 10.7-16.1 432 34.8 31.0-38.7 571 46.2 41.8-50.6
No 1,830 95 7.1 5.4- 9.4 180 14.6 11.8-17.9 602 35.1 31.7-38.6 953 43.2 39.8-46.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 418 15 8.7 3.1-22.0 49 12.4 8.6-17.6 143 35.4 28.8-42.6 211 43.5 36.4-50.9
Non-Veteran 2,631 122 6.3 4.9- 8.0 285 14.3 12.1-16.9 900 35.0 32.2-37.8 1,324 44.4 41.5-47.3

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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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