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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,089 1,273 40.1 37.4-42.9 1,816 59.9 57.1-62.6
-FEMALES 2,092 891 41.3 38.2-44.5 1,201 58.7 55.5-61.8
RACE
White 1,623 692 41.0 37.4-44.7 931 59.0 55.3-62.6
African American 379 153 39.8 32.8-47.2 226 60.2 52.8-67.2
Other Minorities 80 40 53.2 37.9-68.0 40 46.8 32.0-62.1
AGE
18-24 50 19 40.8 24.3-59.8 31 59.2 40.2-75.7
25-34 152 55 38.8 30.1-48.4 97 61.2 51.6-69.9
35-44 263 97 38.3 31.3-45.8 166 61.7 54.2-68.7
45-54 498 219 42.4 37.0-47.9 279 57.6 52.1-63.0
55-64 532 247 45.8 40.6-51.0 285 54.2 49.0-59.4
65-74 374 166 40.6 34.7-46.7 208 59.4 53.3-65.3
75+ 207 82 39.5 31.6-48.0 125 60.5 52.0-68.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 83 38.7 30.2-48.0 138 61.3 52.0-69.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 611 255 39.5 33.0-46.5 356 60.5 53.5-67.0
Some Post-H.S. 652 295 44.4 39.1-49.9 357 55.6 50.1-60.9
College Graduate 606 258 40.9 35.6-46.4 348 59.1 53.6-64.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 103 36.6 28.9-44.9 141 63.4 55.1-71.1
$15,000- 24,999 393 159 40.6 33.2-48.4 234 59.4 51.6-66.8
$25,000- 34,999 241 98 39.9 31.9-48.5 143 60.1 51.5-68.1
$35,000- 49,999 306 139 41.0 33.4-49.1 167 59.0 50.9-66.6
$50,000-74,999 285 121 42.9 35.3-50.7 164 57.1 49.3-64.7
$75,000+ 346 158 47.8 39.5-56.2 188 52.2 43.8-60.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 788 334 42.6 37.3-48.2 454 57.4 51.8-62.7
No 1,293 551 40.5 36.7-44.5 742 59.5 55.5-63.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 37 12 40.9 22.4-62.5 25 59.1 37.5-77.6
Non-Veteran 2,055 879 41.3 38.1-44.6 1,176 58.7 55.4-61.9

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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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