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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-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
-FEMALES 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 1,610 67 5.9 4.3- 7.9 151 12.1 9.6-15.1 539 35.2 31.8-38.8 853 46.8 43.2-50.4
African American 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
Other Minorities 78 12 19.7 10.4-34.0 12 30.0 15.6-49.8 24 19.3 11.7-30.1 30 31.1 19.5-45.7
AGE
18-24 49 6 7.8 3.1-18.5 16 34.5 19.9-52.7 20 35.2 20.1-54.0 7 22.6 9.3-45.2
25-34 151 23 15.4 9.8-23.6 34 20.2 14.0-28.3 66 43.7 34.6-53.2 28 20.6 13.8-29.8
35-44 262 34 15.7 10.6-22.6 37 11.9 8.2-16.9 110 43.4 36.2-50.9 81 29.0 22.9-36.0
45-54 493 21 3.9 2.4- 6.4 44 9.4 6.4-13.7 201 40.0 34.7-45.6 227 46.6 41.1-52.3
55-64 532 11 2.0 1.0- 4.0 39 8.4 5.8-12.1 149 28.2 23.8-33.2 333 61.3 56.0-66.3
65-74 370 5 0.8 0.3- 1.9 26 7.3 4.6-11.2 118 32.9 27.3-39.0 221 59.1 52.8-65.0
75+ 195 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5 10 4.8 2.4- 9.3 45 19.6 13.9-26.8 138 73.7 65.8-80.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 8 4.4 1.8-10.4 25 17.5 10.8-26.9 103 46.7 37.7-55.9 78 31.4 23.9-40.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 603 30 5.9 3.9- 8.8 59 12.9 8.8-18.6 226 40.1 33.5-47.0 288 41.1 34.6-47.9
Some Post-H.S. 649 37 7.9 5.3-11.7 70 15.2 10.7-21.0 231 35.5 30.6-40.7 311 41.5 36.3-46.8
College Graduate 595 27 7.4 4.6-11.6 52 9.4 6.8-12.9 155 29.1 24.2-34.5 361 54.2 48.6-59.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 14 7.6 4.1-13.7 34 17.3 10.9-26.3 97 42.5 34.0-51.5 97 32.6 25.4-40.6
$15,000- 24,999 392 24 7.9 4.8-12.6 49 22.8 15.4-32.4 147 32.8 26.6-39.6 172 36.5 30.1-43.6
$25,000- 34,999 239 19 12.9 7.8-20.8 23 10.6 6.5-16.9 87 39.9 31.8-48.6 110 36.5 29.1-44.7
$35,000- 49,999 302 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8 24 11.9 6.6-20.3 104 40.1 31.7-49.2 169 46.2 38.1-54.5
$50,000-74,999 281 19 8.4 4.7-14.6 25 7.6 4.8-11.8 98 38.7 31.1-46.9 139 45.3 37.7-53.1
$75,000+ 345 9 2.7 1.3- 5.5 26 8.0 5.0-12.6 102 29.8 23.4-37.1 208 59.5 51.6-66.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 781 31 4.9 3.2- 7.3 93 12.6 9.7-16.2 295 36.7 32.1-41.6 362 45.9 40.5-51.3
No 1,271 71 7.8 5.9-10.4 112 13.4 10.3-17.2 416 35.7 31.8-39.8 672 43.1 39.3-47.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 36 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 7 21.7 9.8-41.3 15 40.9 23.2-61.4 13 35.4 18.5-57.0
Non-Veteran 2,027 101 6.9 5.4- 8.7 199 12.9 10.6-15.7 700 36.0 32.9-39.2 1,027 44.2 41.0-47.4

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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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