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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-WHITE MALES

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 MALES 4,630 823 17.2 15.7-18.9 3,807 82.8 81.1-84.3
AGE
18-24 118 18 16.6 9.7-26.9 100 83.4 73.1-90.3
25-34 374 47 13.6 9.8-18.5 327 86.4 81.5-90.2
35-44 683 88 13.1 10.4-16.5 595 86.9 83.5-89.6
45-54 914 163 17.7 14.9-21.0 751 82.3 79.0-85.1
55-64 1,112 236 22.4 19.5-25.6 876 77.6 74.4-80.5
65-74 847 170 21.0 17.9-24.6 677 79.0 75.4-82.1
75+ 567 97 18.8 15.1-23.1 470 81.2 76.9-84.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 534 94 17.6 13.4-22.9 440 82.4 77.1-86.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,321 238 19.6 16.4-23.3 1,083 80.4 76.7-83.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,103 199 17.2 14.0-20.9 904 82.8 79.1-86.0
College Graduate 1,666 290 15.2 13.2-17.5 1,376 84.8 82.5-86.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 315 57 18.8 13.5-25.5 258 81.2 74.5-86.5
$15,000- 24,999 604 120 26.1 20.0-33.2 484 73.9 66.8-80.0
$25,000- 34,999 461 74 11.6 8.8-15.2 387 88.4 84.8-91.2
$35,000- 49,999 705 122 18.6 15.1-22.8 583 81.4 77.2-84.9
$50,000-74,999 831 159 17.1 14.0-20.7 672 82.9 79.3-86.0
$75,000+ 1,315 211 14.6 12.1-17.5 1,104 85.4 82.5-87.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,690 343 21.1 18.6-23.9 1,347 78.9 76.1-81.4
No 2,917 473 15.5 13.6-17.7 2,444 84.5 82.3-86.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,800 323 17.5 15.3-20.0 1,477 82.5 80.0-84.7
Non-Veteran 2,826 500 17.1 15.2-19.3 2,326 82.9 80.7-84.8

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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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