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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Care Giving

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 75 0 0.0 . - . 9 15.2 7.5-28.6 17 31.7 17.0-51.4 49 53.1 36.9-68.6
Buncombe 71 3 7.0 2.2-20.2 9 15.0 5.8-33.7 26 41.5 26.9-57.9 33 36.5 24.1-51.0
Cabarrus 68 2 7.2 1.3-30.7 10 12.5 5.9-24.6 24 33.4 21.5-48.0 32 46.9 32.3-62.0
Catawba 92 3 5.0 1.2-18.5 8 10.2 4.8-20.5 24 27.8 17.9-40.5 57 57.0 44.5-68.6
Cumberland 85 5 5.5 1.8-15.5 12 32.2 13.6-58.8 29 31.2 18.3-47.9 39 31.1 19.1-46.2
Davidson 87 6 7.2 2.9-16.9 12 25.9 11.9-47.6 25 32.2 19.5-48.2 44 34.7 22.8-48.8
Durham 62 3 7.6 2.3-22.3 3 7.9 2.5-22.0 30 51.0 35.8-66.0 26 33.5 21.2-48.5
Forsyth 66 4 6.5 1.8-21.0 7 14.7 5.9-31.9 19 28.4 17.4-42.8 36 50.5 35.5-65.4
Gaston 100 6 5.8 2.5-12.9 6 6.6 2.6-15.6 34 38.3 27.3-50.7 54 49.3 37.7-61.1
Guilford 96 3 5.0 1.4-16.1 10 14.0 6.7-27.1 33 29.6 19.1-42.9 50 51.4 36.5-66.0
Iredell 77 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 14 24.0 14.0-38.0 19 15.0 8.9-24.1 43 60.0 46.4-72.3
Johnston 91 3 4.5 1.4-13.7 12 15.8 8.9-26.7 34 38.0 27.2-50.1 42 41.6 30.3-53.9
Mecklenburg 110 7 6.0 2.7-12.9 16 19.6 11.1-32.3 33 37.2 25.1-51.2 54 37.1 26.6-49.0
New Hanover 67 7 20.7 9.2-40.2 4 3.9 1.4-10.4 20 27.5 16.5-42.2 36 48.0 33.5-62.8
Onslow 72 5 8.9 3.6-20.5 12 22.9 12.9-37.5 26 35.0 23.6-48.4 29 33.1 22.5-45.8
Orange 61 3 8.2 2.2-26.6 8 17.2 7.2-35.6 21 35.1 21.7-51.2 29 39.5 26.1-54.7
Pitt 64 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 13 28.9 13.6-51.1 23 31.1 18.4-47.4 27 39.1 22.9-58.1
Randolph 80 5 10.9 4.3-24.7 9 11.4 5.5-22.1 26 36.4 25.0-49.6 40 41.4 30.0-53.7
Robeson 73 8 10.1 4.6-20.7 11 20.0 9.6-36.8 28 37.8 25.5-51.9 26 32.1 21.3-45.3
Rowan 96 2 2.8 0.6-11.7 16 26.0 14.1-43.0 27 20.8 12.7-32.2 51 50.3 35.1-65.5
Union 66 3 4.6 1.3-15.4 5 8.6 2.6-24.9 29 53.8 36.4-70.4 29 33.0 19.8-49.5
Wake 96 4 8.5 2.7-23.6 6 9.2 3.5-21.8 31 30.9 20.5-43.7 55 51.4 38.7-64.0
Wayne 88 3 6.3 1.5-23.2 9 16.5 7.3-33.2 37 45.0 30.4-60.5 39 32.2 21.7-44.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 995 55 8.8 5.2-14.5 123 17.1 12.9-22.4 365 35.3 30.9-39.9 452 38.9 34.3-43.7
Piedmont 1,452 65 6.3 4.5- 8.8 154 12.9 10.4-15.9 464 33.9 30.2-37.7 769 46.9 43.1-50.8
Western NC 602 17 3.7 2.1- 6.6 57 12.4 8.9-17.2 214 39.1 33.9-44.6 314 44.7 39.6-49.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 389 10 3.5 1.6- 7.7 36 12.1 7.6-18.7 135 38.4 31.6-45.6 208 46.0 39.3-52.8
Northwest 673 25 4.5 2.8- 7.1 79 15.7 11.9-20.5 206 31.0 26.5-36.0 363 48.8 43.6-54.0
Charlotte 400 19 5.0 2.9- 8.2 42 14.2 9.4-20.8 137 36.5 29.8-43.8 202 44.3 37.7-51.2
Greensboro 358 15 5.9 3.1-10.7 42 14.7 10.0-21.2 110 30.9 24.3-38.3 191 48.5 40.4-56.8
Southern Regional 271 22 7.1 4.2-11.7 39 25.4 15.5-38.8 97 31.2 23.9-39.6 113 36.3 28.2-45.2
Coastal 133 7 7.7 3.2-17.5 9 7.8 3.6-16.2 47 32.9 23.1-44.5 70 51.5 38.8-64.0
Wake 304 16 9.6 5.1-17.5 22 7.6 4.1-13.7 116 39.5 31.4-48.1 150 43.3 35.4-51.5
Area L 93 3 4.3 1.3-12.9 11 10.9 5.9-19.4 35 46.0 33.7-58.9 44 38.8 28.0-50.8
Eastern 428 20 11.7 4.6-26.7 54 15.3 10.5-21.6 160 35.8 29.0-43.4 194 37.2 30.4-44.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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