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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 430 99 24.6 18.7-31.5 331 75.4 68.5-81.3
GENDER
Male 172 32 24.0 15.0-36.1 140 76.0 63.9-85.0
Female 258 67 25.2 19.2-32.3 191 74.8 67.7-80.8
RACE
White 349 83 23.9 18.5-30.2 266 76.1 69.8-81.5
Other 79 16 26.6 14.0-44.8 63 73.4 55.2-86.0
AGE
18-44 95 20 25.0 14.9-38.9 75 75.0 61.1-85.1
45+ 332 78 24.2 18.4-31.1 254 75.8 68.9-81.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 46 23.6 15.4-34.5 172 76.4 65.5-84.6
Some College + 212 53 25.7 18.4-34.6 159 74.3 65.4-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 239 61 28.6 20.1-38.8 178 71.4 61.2-79.9
$50,000+ 131 27 17.7 11.6-26.2 104 82.3 73.8-88.4

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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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