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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-MALES

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
-MALES 5,794 1,008 16.8 15.4-18.3 4,786 83.2 81.7-84.6
RACE
White 4,630 823 17.2 15.7-18.9 3,807 82.8 81.1-84.3
African American 685 127 21.7 17.2-27.0 558 78.3 73.0-82.8
Other Minorities 458 57 8.8 6.1-12.6 401 91.2 87.4-93.9
AGE
18-24 198 34 18.2 12.1-26.4 164 81.8 73.6-87.9
25-34 545 68 11.9 9.0-15.5 477 88.1 84.5-91.0
35-44 920 117 12.1 9.8-14.8 803 87.9 85.2-90.2
45-54 1,158 204 18.9 16.1-22.2 954 81.1 77.8-83.9
55-64 1,332 285 22.5 19.7-25.5 1,047 77.5 74.5-80.3
65-74 972 188 19.9 17.0-23.2 784 80.1 76.8-83.0
75+ 645 107 19.5 15.6-24.1 538 80.5 75.9-84.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 846 120 10.6 8.3-13.5 726 89.4 86.5-91.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,709 303 19.8 16.7-23.4 1,406 80.2 76.6-83.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,335 254 18.8 15.8-22.2 1,081 81.2 77.8-84.2
College Graduate 1,891 329 15.5 13.5-17.8 1,562 84.5 82.2-86.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 503 75 12.2 8.9-16.5 428 87.8 83.5-91.1
$15,000- 24,999 869 155 15.8 12.3-20.2 714 84.2 79.8-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 616 106 17.5 12.6-23.7 510 82.5 76.3-87.4
$35,000- 49,999 873 152 18.8 15.5-22.7 721 81.2 77.3-84.5
$50,000-74,999 950 181 17.7 14.6-21.3 769 82.3 78.7-85.4
$75,000+ 1,469 240 14.9 12.6-17.6 1,229 85.1 82.4-87.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,120 426 21.2 18.6-24.0 1,694 78.8 76.0-81.4
No 3,629 570 14.8 13.1-16.7 3,059 85.2 83.3-86.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,116 389 19.2 16.6-22.0 1,727 80.8 78.0-83.4
Non-Veteran 3,671 618 15.9 14.2-17.7 3,053 84.1 82.3-85.8

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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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