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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Care Giving

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 372 76 23.2 16.2-31.9 296 76.8 68.1-83.8
Buncombe 342 74 23.3 17.7-30.0 268 76.7 70.0-82.3
Cabarrus 358 71 16.7 12.5-22.1 287 83.3 77.9-87.5
Catawba 437 92 17.2 13.5-21.5 345 82.8 78.5-86.5
Cumberland 459 88 20.6 14.8-28.0 371 79.4 72.0-85.2
Davidson 390 90 24.4 18.5-31.4 300 75.6 68.6-81.5
Durham 381 64 14.1 10.3-18.9 317 85.9 81.1-89.7
Forsyth 397 69 16.6 12.5-21.8 328 83.4 78.2-87.5
Gaston 397 100 20.8 16.4-26.0 297 79.2 74.0-83.6
Guilford 414 96 22.2 16.8-28.8 318 77.8 71.2-83.2
Iredell 417 79 18.9 14.7-24.0 338 81.1 76.0-85.3
Johnston 454 94 18.1 14.3-22.6 360 81.9 77.4-85.7
Mecklenburg 656 111 16.9 13.4-21.2 545 83.1 78.8-86.6
New Hanover 363 69 18.5 13.9-24.3 294 81.5 75.7-86.1
Onslow 396 74 15.3 11.8-19.6 322 84.7 80.4-88.2
Orange 369 61 16.0 11.8-21.4 308 84.0 78.6-88.2
Pitt 385 67 18.0 12.8-24.5 318 82.0 75.5-87.2
Randolph 393 84 18.0 14.0-22.9 309 82.0 77.1-86.0
Robeson 374 74 18.0 13.5-23.6 300 82.0 76.4-86.5
Rowan 430 99 24.6 18.7-31.5 331 75.4 68.5-81.3
Union 402 68 16.7 12.0-22.8 334 83.3 77.2-88.0
Wake 570 98 15.6 12.3-19.6 472 84.4 80.4-87.7
Wayne 438 89 18.8 14.0-24.7 349 81.2 75.3-86.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,112 1,026 20.0 18.3-21.8 4,086 80.0 78.2-81.7
Piedmont 7,373 1,483 18.7 17.4-20.0 5,890 81.3 80.0-82.6
Western NC 2,833 617 21.5 19.5-23.6 2,216 78.5 76.4-80.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,865 399 21.2 18.8-23.9 1,466 78.8 76.1-81.2
Northwest 3,201 690 20.6 18.7-22.7 2,511 79.4 77.3-81.3
Charlotte 2,039 407 18.3 16.1-20.7 1,632 81.7 79.3-83.9
Greensboro 1,757 365 21.7 18.6-25.1 1,392 78.3 74.9-81.4
Southern Regional 1,483 276 17.7 14.8-21.0 1,207 82.3 79.0-85.2
Coastal 749 138 19.5 15.5-24.3 611 80.5 75.7-84.5
Wake 1,663 312 16.5 14.1-19.3 1,351 83.5 80.7-85.9
Area L 452 98 22.2 17.7-27.5 354 77.8 72.5-82.3
Eastern 2,109 441 20.8 18.0-23.9 1,668 79.2 76.1-82.0

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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.

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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