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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,089 1,273 40.1 37.4-42.9 1,816 59.9 57.1-62.6
-Piedmont NC 1,465 603 37.9 34.3-41.8 862 62.1 58.2-65.7
GENDER
Male 477 179 34.8 29.0-41.1 298 65.2 58.9-71.0
Female 988 424 40.1 35.5-45.0 564 59.9 55.0-64.5
RACE
White 1,182 496 38.8 34.6-43.1 686 61.2 56.9-65.4
African American 238 89 36.0 27.9-45.0 149 64.0 55.0-72.1
Other Minorities 39 15 34.1 18.0-55.0 24 65.9 45.0-82.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 6 24.2 7.8-54.6 17 75.8 45.4-92.2
Non-Hispanic 1,439 596 38.3 34.5-42.1 843 61.7 57.9-65.5
AGE
18-24 34 8 29.5 14.2-51.4 26 70.5 48.6-85.8
25-34 98 38 36.2 25.5-48.5 60 63.8 51.5-74.5
35-44 179 58 31.7 24.0-40.6 121 68.3 59.4-76.0
45-54 342 137 36.0 29.7-42.9 205 64.0 57.1-70.3
55-64 383 188 51.3 44.7-57.8 195 48.7 42.2-55.3
65-74 259 111 39.6 32.6-47.1 148 60.4 52.9-67.4
75+ 157 60 38.7 29.0-49.4 97 61.3 50.6-71.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 56 38.2 28.5-49.0 93 61.8 51.0-71.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 423 169 36.1 28.8-44.3 254 63.9 55.7-71.2
Some Post-H.S. 417 185 38.0 31.8-44.7 232 62.0 55.3-68.2
College Graduate 474 193 39.9 33.8-46.3 281 60.1 53.7-66.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 57 47.8 35.8-60.0 63 52.2 40.0-64.2
$15,000- 24,999 252 98 35.6 27.6-44.6 154 64.4 55.4-72.4
$25,000- 34,999 162 66 38.3 28.7-48.9 96 61.7 51.1-71.3
$35,000- 49,999 214 88 31.9 24.1-40.8 126 68.1 59.2-75.9
$50,000-74,999 215 85 36.1 27.9-45.3 130 63.9 54.7-72.1
$75,000+ 326 139 44.8 36.7-53.2 187 55.2 46.8-63.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 552 244 43.1 37.0-49.5 308 56.9 50.5-63.0
No 904 356 35.3 30.9-40.1 548 64.7 59.9-69.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 174 73 43.6 33.9-53.7 101 56.4 46.3-66.1
Non-Veteran 1,291 530 37.2 33.3-41.3 761 62.8 58.7-66.7

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*Asked only of care givers providing care to those age 60 and older.

^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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