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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 369 61 16.0 11.8-21.4 308 84.0 78.6-88.2
GENDER
Male 148 24 16.3 10.0-25.6 124 83.7 74.4-90.0
Female 221 37 15.7 11.0-22.0 184 84.3 78.0-89.0
RACE
White 301 48 14.7 10.5-20.2 253 85.3 79.8-89.5
Other 66 13 20.0 10.4-35.0 53 80.0 65.0-89.6
AGE
18-44 86 10 13.0 6.3-24.9 76 87.0 75.1-93.7
45+ 277 51 18.6 13.9-24.3 226 81.4 75.7-86.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 19 21.5 13.0-33.5 66 78.5 66.5-87.0
Some College + 283 42 14.3 9.7-20.6 241 85.7 79.4-90.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 134 23 16.0 9.9-24.7 111 84.0 75.3-90.1
$50,000+ 191 31 17.6 11.6-25.9 160 82.4 74.1-88.4

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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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