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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 7,373 1,483 18.7 17.4-20.0 5,890 81.3 80.0-82.6
GENDER
Male 2,825 483 15.8 14.0-17.8 2,342 84.2 82.2-86.0
Female 4,548 1,000 21.4 19.6-23.3 3,548 78.6 76.7-80.4
RACE
White 5,889 1,194 18.9 17.5-20.5 4,695 81.1 79.5-82.5
African American 1,018 244 25.0 21.3-29.2 774 75.0 70.8-78.7
Other Minorities 446 39 7.4 4.8-11.1 407 92.6 88.9-95.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 334 24 4.9 2.7- 8.8 310 95.1 91.2-97.3
Non-Hispanic 7,022 1,456 20.0 18.7-21.5 5,566 80.0 78.5-81.3
AGE
18-24 209 34 17.9 12.2-25.3 175 82.1 74.7-87.8
25-34 727 101 12.2 9.7-15.3 626 87.8 84.7-90.3
35-44 1,206 182 14.2 12.0-16.8 1,024 85.8 83.2-88.0
45-54 1,484 344 23.7 20.9-26.7 1,140 76.3 73.3-79.1
55-64 1,554 388 24.6 21.9-27.5 1,166 75.4 72.5-78.1
65-74 1,212 262 21.6 18.9-24.6 950 78.4 75.4-81.1
75+ 922 159 19.7 16.4-23.5 763 80.3 76.5-83.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 926 151 11.8 9.5-14.6 775 88.2 85.4-90.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,030 431 21.4 18.5-24.6 1,599 78.6 75.4-81.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,894 421 21.3 18.7-24.1 1,473 78.7 75.9-81.3
College Graduate 2,506 478 17.1 15.2-19.1 2,028 82.9 80.9-84.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 682 126 14.0 10.8-17.8 556 86.0 82.2-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,130 255 19.6 16.4-23.3 875 80.4 76.7-83.6
$25,000- 34,999 715 164 21.7 17.8-26.2 551 78.3 73.8-82.2
$35,000- 49,999 985 216 21.9 18.4-26.0 769 78.1 74.0-81.6
$50,000-74,999 1,047 216 19.0 15.9-22.5 831 81.0 77.5-84.1
$75,000+ 1,836 327 16.0 13.8-18.5 1,509 84.0 81.5-86.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,536 556 22.3 19.9-24.8 1,980 77.7 75.2-80.1
No 4,800 916 17.2 15.7-18.9 3,884 82.8 81.1-84.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 988 177 17.1 14.2-20.5 811 82.9 79.5-85.8
Non-Veteran 6,382 1,306 18.9 17.5-20.4 5,076 81.1 79.6-82.5

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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.

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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