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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,089 1,273 40.1 37.4-42.9 1,816 59.9 57.1-62.6
GENDER
Male 997 382 38.5 33.9-43.4 615 61.5 56.6-66.1
Female 2,092 891 41.3 38.2-44.5 1,201 58.7 55.5-61.8
RACE
White 2,438 1,005 40.1 37.2-43.2 1,433 59.9 56.8-62.8
African American 503 204 40.5 33.7-47.7 299 59.5 52.3-66.3
Asian 8 4 40.5 13.5-74.8 4 59.5 25.2-86.5
Native American 68 32 43.5 28.5-59.9 36 56.5 40.1-71.5
Other Minorities 61 22 33.6 19.2-51.9 39 66.4 48.1-80.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 14 27.7 14.2-47.0 34 72.3 53.0-85.8
-English Speaking 32 10 28.9 13.7-50.9 22 71.1 49.1-86.3
-Spanish Speaking 16 4 26.2 7.4-61.4 12 73.8 38.6-92.6
Non-Hispanic 3,034 1,258 40.5 37.7-43.3 1,776 59.5 56.7-62.3
AGE
18-24 84 29 39.1 26.1-53.8 55 60.9 46.2-73.9
25-34 219 75 36.0 28.5-44.2 144 64.0 55.8-71.5
35-44 379 139 36.9 31.1-43.0 240 63.1 57.0-68.9
45-54 702 300 39.6 35.0-44.5 402 60.4 55.5-65.0
55-64 815 371 47.7 43.3-52.1 444 52.3 47.9-56.7
65-74 558 228 38.6 33.7-43.7 330 61.4 56.3-66.3
75+ 311 125 40.8 33.9-48.1 186 59.2 51.9-66.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 339 133 42.8 35.5-50.4 206 57.2 49.6-64.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 908 377 38.8 33.3-44.6 531 61.2 55.4-66.7
Some Post-H.S. 905 387 40.4 35.7-45.2 518 59.6 54.8-64.3
College Graduate 933 376 40.7 36.3-45.2 557 59.3 54.8-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 316 139 41.0 33.7-48.7 177 59.0 51.3-66.3
$15,000- 24,999 546 222 39.5 33.2-46.2 324 60.5 53.8-66.8
$25,000- 34,999 347 140 41.5 32.7-51.0 207 58.5 49.0-67.3
$35,000- 49,999 456 199 37.9 32.0-44.2 257 62.1 55.8-68.0
$50,000-74,999 464 189 39.5 33.5-45.7 275 60.5 54.3-66.5
$75,000+ 586 245 44.3 38.1-50.6 341 55.7 49.4-61.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,211 512 44.0 39.6-48.5 699 56.0 51.5-60.4
No 1,857 754 38.0 34.7-41.5 1,103 62.0 58.5-65.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 420 161 42.4 34.6-50.6 259 57.6 49.4-65.4
Non-Veteran 2,668 1,111 39.7 36.9-42.6 1,557 60.3 57.4-63.1

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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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