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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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
-New Hanover County 363 69 18.5 13.9-24.3 294 81.5 75.7-86.1
GENDER
Male 142 28 16.5 10.6-24.8 114 83.5 75.2-89.4
Female 221 41 20.6 14.1-29.0 180 79.4 71.0-85.9
RACE
White 314 61 20.1 14.8-26.6 253 79.9 73.4-85.2
Other 47 8 11.7 5.0-24.9 39 88.3 75.1-95.0
AGE
18-44 79 12 15.9 8.4-28.3 67 84.1 71.7-91.6
45+ 282 57 20.4 15.2-26.7 225 79.6 73.3-84.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 100 12 9.9 4.9-19.2 88 90.1 80.8-95.1
Some College + 262 57 21.7 15.9-28.9 205 78.3 71.1-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 26 15.6 9.0-25.6 132 84.4 74.4-91.0
$50,000+ 158 32 20.6 14.2-28.9 126 79.4 71.1-85.8

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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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