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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-WHITES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,089 1,273 40.1 37.4-42.9 1,816 59.9 57.1-62.6
-WHITES 2,438 1,005 40.1 37.2-43.2 1,433 59.9 56.8-62.8
GENDER
Males 815 313 38.9 34.0-44.1 502 61.1 55.9-66.0
Females 1,623 692 41.0 37.4-44.7 931 59.0 55.3-62.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 6 31.0 11.5-60.7 13 69.0 39.3-88.5
Non-Hispanic 2,416 999 40.3 37.3-43.3 1,417 59.7 56.7-62.7
AGE
18-24 49 18 40.9 24.5-59.5 31 59.1 40.5-75.5
25-34 146 49 34.8 25.9-44.9 97 65.2 55.1-74.1
35-44 286 104 36.2 29.6-43.3 182 63.8 56.7-70.4
45-54 545 237 40.3 35.4-45.5 308 59.7 54.5-64.6
55-64 657 302 48.1 43.4-52.8 355 51.9 47.2-56.6
65-74 468 182 37.5 32.3-43.1 286 62.5 56.9-67.7
75+ 273 109 38.5 31.8-45.8 164 61.5 54.2-68.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 244 92 42.9 34.2-52.2 152 57.1 47.8-65.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 689 287 39.3 33.3-45.7 402 60.7 54.3-66.7
Some Post-H.S. 708 302 40.8 35.4-46.5 406 59.2 53.5-64.6
College Graduate 793 324 39.7 35.3-44.4 469 60.3 55.6-64.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 94 42.2 33.7-51.3 124 57.8 48.7-66.3
$15,000- 24,999 393 161 41.0 33.0-49.6 232 59.0 50.4-67.0
$25,000- 34,999 245 94 35.5 28.0-43.6 151 64.5 56.4-72.0
$35,000- 49,999 365 164 39.2 32.5-46.2 201 60.8 53.8-67.5
$50,000-74,999 397 163 38.1 32.0-44.6 234 61.9 55.4-68.0
$75,000+ 522 220 44.7 38.1-51.6 302 55.3 48.4-61.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 950 397 43.0 38.3-47.7 553 57.0 52.3-61.7
No 1,476 603 38.6 34.8-42.5 873 61.4 57.5-65.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 346 130 37.2 30.7-44.2 216 62.8 55.8-69.3
Non-Veteran 2,092 875 40.6 37.4-43.9 1,217 59.4 56.1-62.6

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*Asked only of care givers providing care to those age 60 and older.

^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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