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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,325 1,641 22.3 20.9-23.8 5,684 77.7 76.2-79.1
AGE
18-24 147 31 21.4 13.8-31.6 116 78.6 68.4-86.2
25-34 585 102 16.3 13.1-20.1 483 83.7 79.9-86.9
35-44 1,025 201 20.1 17.2-23.3 824 79.9 76.7-82.8
45-54 1,378 386 27.4 24.6-30.4 992 72.6 69.6-75.4
55-64 1,598 430 27.2 24.6-29.9 1,168 72.8 70.1-75.4
65-74 1,402 303 22.5 19.9-25.4 1,099 77.5 74.6-80.1
75+ 1,139 178 18.9 16.0-22.2 961 81.1 77.8-84.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 798 155 23.2 19.1-27.9 643 76.8 72.1-80.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,092 463 22.4 19.4-25.6 1,629 77.6 74.4-80.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,134 515 24.2 21.7-27.0 1,619 75.8 73.0-78.3
College Graduate 2,286 506 20.2 18.1-22.4 1,780 79.8 77.6-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 776 168 23.9 19.6-28.8 608 76.1 71.2-80.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,068 279 29.1 24.8-33.9 789 70.9 66.1-75.2
$25,000- 34,999 735 172 26.3 22.1-31.1 563 73.7 68.9-77.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,024 245 22.0 18.4-26.1 779 78.0 73.9-81.6
$50,000-74,999 1,043 240 22.0 18.8-25.6 803 78.0 74.4-81.2
$75,000+ 1,509 314 19.3 16.5-22.4 1,195 80.7 77.6-83.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,767 616 23.9 21.4-26.6 2,151 76.1 73.4-78.6
No 4,525 1,017 21.5 19.8-23.3 3,508 78.5 76.7-80.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 26 17.9 11.3-27.2 113 82.1 72.8-88.7
Non-Veteran 7,186 1,615 22.4 20.9-23.9 5,571 77.6 76.1-79.1

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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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