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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
<20 years 20 to 50 years 50 to 75 years 75 years and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,049 137 6.6 5.0- 8.7 334 14.0 12.0-16.3 1,043 35.0 32.5-37.7 1,535 44.3 41.6-47.0
-Piedmont NC 1,452 65 6.3 4.5- 8.8 154 12.9 10.4-15.9 464 33.9 30.2-37.7 769 46.9 43.1-50.8
GENDER
Male 477 18 5.8 2.9-11.2 64 13.7 10.2-18.3 137 30.4 24.6-36.9 258 50.1 43.6-56.5
Female 975 47 6.7 4.7- 9.4 90 12.3 9.1-16.5 327 36.3 31.7-41.1 511 44.7 40.0-49.5
RACE
White 1,173 45 6.3 4.1- 9.6 118 12.0 9.4-15.3 360 32.9 29.0-37.0 650 48.8 44.5-53.0
African American 237 13 4.6 2.3- 8.9 28 12.2 7.6-18.9 95 40.3 31.4-49.9 101 42.9 34.1-52.1
Other Minorities 36 7 16.7 7.3-34.0 8 33.9 16.5-57.1 5 10.4 3.1-29.3 16 38.9 21.2-60.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 7 40.8 18.3-68.1 3 30.4 9.2-65.5 6 23.1 8.6-49.0 4 5.6 1.6-18.0
Non-Hispanic 1,429 58 5.7 4.0- 8.2 150 12.5 10.1-15.5 457 34.1 30.4-38.0 764 47.7 43.8-51.6
AGE
18-24 32 5 11.6 3.8-30.3 7 22.6 10.4-42.3 14 43.9 25.1-64.6 6 21.9 8.5-45.9
25-34 97 11 12.0 5.7-23.6 23 20.6 13.0-30.9 46 45.2 33.5-57.4 17 22.2 13.1-35.2
35-44 179 20 13.4 8.1-21.2 28 14.0 9.2-20.8 78 43.0 34.5-51.9 53 29.6 22.1-38.3
45-54 340 17 3.8 2.2- 6.4 45 14.1 9.7-20.2 114 30.6 24.7-37.2 164 51.5 44.3-58.6
55-64 385 6 1.4 0.6- 3.4 21 7.0 4.3-11.2 100 23.3 18.6-28.8 258 68.3 62.3-73.8
65-74 258 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9 20 6.4 3.7-10.7 82 34.5 27.7-42.0 153 57.3 49.8-64.6
75+ 151 2 2.0 0.5- 7.9 8 3.0 1.4- 6.4 26 17.9 11.0-27.7 115 77.2 67.2-84.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 147 8 6.4 2.9-13.4 17 17.6 10.0-29.1 58 40.4 30.3-51.2 64 35.7 26.7-45.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 421 21 5.2 3.1- 8.4 44 12.0 8.0-17.6 149 42.0 34.1-50.3 207 40.8 33.4-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 418 15 7.3 3.6-14.1 54 17.2 11.9-24.3 135 29.7 24.3-35.8 214 45.8 39.0-52.8
College Graduate 464 21 6.6 3.7-11.6 38 8.3 5.7-12.0 122 28.3 22.9-34.3 283 56.8 50.4-63.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 7 8.9 4.0-18.6 15 15.6 7.6-29.4 44 33.5 23.6-45.2 54 41.9 30.4-54.4
$15,000- 24,999 253 14 8.0 4.4-14.2 32 22.4 14.3-33.4 91 33.5 26.0-42.0 116 36.0 28.5-44.3
$25,000- 34,999 161 11 8.3 4.1-15.9 14 7.3 4.1-12.7 55 42.6 32.1-53.8 81 41.9 32.1-52.3
$35,000- 49,999 213 4 1.7 0.6- 4.8 27 19.3 12.3-28.9 68 34.4 25.3-44.7 114 44.6 35.3-54.3
$50,000-74,999 213 11 8.4 3.7-18.0 20 9.0 4.8-16.2 68 34.3 26.0-43.7 114 48.3 38.9-57.8
$75,000+ 322 9 3.0 1.3- 6.5 29 8.9 5.7-13.7 96 30.1 23.8-37.4 188 57.9 50.2-65.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 545 18 4.0 2.3- 6.6 66 12.7 9.3-17.1 179 31.9 26.7-37.6 282 51.5 45.2-57.7
No 897 47 7.6 5.1-11.2 88 13.1 9.9-17.1 281 34.9 30.1-40.0 481 44.4 39.7-49.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 174 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6 17 10.9 5.7-19.9 48 27.8 19.9-37.2 104 58.7 48.7-68.1
Non-Veteran 1,278 60 6.8 4.8- 9.6 137 13.2 10.5-16.4 416 34.7 30.7-38.9 665 45.4 41.3-49.5

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*Asked only of care givers.

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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