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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 374 74 18.0 13.5-23.6 300 82.0 76.4-86.5
GENDER
Male 128 17 9.3 5.0-16.7 111 90.7 83.3-95.0
Female 246 57 26.0 19.6-33.7 189 74.0 66.3-80.4
RACE
White 120 25 15.4 8.6-26.2 95 84.6 73.8-91.4
Other 252 48 19.1 13.8-25.9 204 80.9 74.1-86.2
AGE
18-44 121 24 14.3 8.6-23.0 97 85.7 77.0-91.4
45+ 250 50 22.5 16.6-29.6 200 77.5 70.4-83.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 35 12.5 8.0-19.1 201 87.5 80.9-92.0
Some College + 138 39 28.7 20.2-38.8 99 71.3 61.2-79.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 49 17.7 12.9-23.8 208 82.3 76.2-87.1
$50,000+ 62 14 20.6 11.4-34.4 48 79.4 65.6-88.6

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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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