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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-WHITES

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
-WHITES 11,955 2,464 19.9 18.9-21.0 9,491 80.1 79.0-81.1
GENDER
Males 4,630 823 17.2 15.7-18.9 3,807 82.8 81.1-84.3
Females 7,325 1,641 22.3 20.9-23.8 5,684 77.7 76.2-79.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 106 19 14.9 8.6-24.6 87 85.1 75.4-91.4
Non-Hispanic 11,828 2,441 20.0 18.9-21.1 9,387 80.0 78.9-81.1
AGE
18-24 265 49 19.0 13.6-25.9 216 81.0 74.1-86.4
25-34 959 149 15.0 12.4-17.9 810 85.0 82.1-87.6
35-44 1,708 289 16.7 14.6-19.0 1,419 83.3 81.0-85.4
45-54 2,292 549 22.7 20.6-24.9 1,743 77.3 75.1-79.4
55-64 2,710 666 24.9 22.9-27.0 2,044 75.1 73.0-77.1
65-74 2,249 473 21.9 19.8-24.1 1,776 78.1 75.9-80.2
75+ 1,706 275 18.9 16.6-21.5 1,431 81.1 78.5-83.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,332 249 20.3 17.3-23.8 1,083 79.7 76.2-82.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,413 701 21.0 18.8-23.5 2,712 79.0 76.5-81.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,237 714 21.2 19.2-23.4 2,523 78.8 76.6-80.8
College Graduate 3,952 796 17.8 16.3-19.4 3,156 82.2 80.6-83.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,091 225 21.9 18.5-25.8 866 78.1 74.2-81.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,672 399 27.8 24.2-31.8 1,273 72.2 68.2-75.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,196 246 19.2 16.4-22.3 950 80.8 77.7-83.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,729 367 20.4 17.8-23.3 1,362 79.6 76.7-82.2
$50,000-74,999 1,874 399 19.5 17.2-22.0 1,475 80.5 78.0-82.8
$75,000+ 2,824 525 16.8 14.9-18.9 2,299 83.2 81.1-85.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,457 959 22.6 20.8-24.5 3,498 77.4 75.5-79.2
No 7,442 1,490 18.7 17.4-20.0 5,952 81.3 80.0-82.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,939 349 17.6 15.4-19.9 1,590 82.4 80.1-84.6
Non-Veteran 10,012 2,115 20.3 19.1-21.5 7,897 79.7 78.5-80.9

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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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