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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 9,524 2,118 21.9 20.6-23.1 7,406 78.1 76.9-79.4
RACE
White 7,325 1,641 22.3 20.9-23.8 5,684 77.7 76.2-79.1
African American 1,577 386 25.8 22.7-29.1 1,191 74.2 70.9-77.3
Other Minorities 587 81 10.0 7.3-13.5 506 90.0 86.5-92.7
AGE
18-24 265 50 20.9 15.0-28.5 215 79.1 71.5-85.0
25-34 911 156 15.9 13.3-18.9 755 84.1 81.1-86.7
35-44 1,437 266 18.3 16.0-20.9 1,171 81.7 79.1-84.0
45-54 1,821 502 27.5 24.9-30.2 1,319 72.5 69.8-75.1
55-64 1,966 541 28.3 25.9-30.9 1,425 71.7 69.1-74.1
65-74 1,705 376 22.9 20.5-25.5 1,329 77.1 74.5-79.5
75+ 1,343 211 18.6 15.9-21.6 1,132 81.4 78.4-84.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,307 225 18.2 15.3-21.4 1,082 81.8 78.6-84.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,762 622 22.5 20.0-25.3 2,140 77.5 74.7-80.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,678 659 24.2 22.0-26.6 2,019 75.8 73.4-78.0
College Graduate 2,756 610 20.5 18.6-22.6 2,146 79.5 77.4-81.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,216 250 20.5 17.3-24.1 966 79.5 75.9-82.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,581 400 26.2 22.9-29.8 1,181 73.8 70.2-77.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,005 243 25.6 22.0-29.6 762 74.4 70.4-78.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,267 308 22.7 19.5-26.3 959 77.3 73.7-80.5
$50,000-74,999 1,253 286 21.4 18.5-24.6 967 78.6 75.4-81.5
$75,000+ 1,696 350 19.2 16.5-22.1 1,346 80.8 77.9-83.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,617 800 23.7 21.6-25.9 2,817 76.3 74.1-78.4
No 5,852 1,306 21.0 19.6-22.6 4,546 79.0 77.4-80.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 37 16.3 11.0-23.6 168 83.7 76.4-89.0
Non-Veteran 9,319 2,081 22.0 20.7-23.3 7,238 78.0 76.7-79.3

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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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