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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 402 68 16.7 12.0-22.8 334 83.3 77.2-88.0
GENDER
Male 149 22 15.7 8.8-26.6 127 84.3 73.4-91.2
Female 253 46 17.8 12.6-24.5 207 82.2 75.5-87.4
RACE
White 337 54 14.7 10.3-20.5 283 85.3 79.5-89.7
Other 62 14 24.6 11.9-44.0 48 75.4 56.0-88.1
AGE
18-44 132 15 14.4 7.5-26.0 117 85.6 74.0-92.5
45+ 265 52 19.3 14.5-25.4 213 80.7 74.6-85.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 142 33 22.7 13.5-35.6 109 77.3 64.4-86.5
Some College + 259 35 13.0 8.7-19.1 224 87.0 80.9-91.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 33 20.1 11.9-31.9 127 79.9 68.1-88.1
$50,000+ 180 26 12.2 7.9-18.3 154 87.8 81.7-92.1

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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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