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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 570 98 15.6 12.3-19.6 472 84.4 80.4-87.7
GENDER
Male 236 33 12.8 8.5-18.8 203 87.2 81.2-91.5
Female 334 65 18.3 13.6-24.1 269 81.7 75.9-86.4
RACE
White 426 79 16.0 12.3-20.5 347 84.0 79.5-87.7
Other 143 19 15.2 9.0-24.5 124 84.8 75.5-91.0
AGE
18-44 196 17 9.6 5.5-16.3 179 90.4 83.7-94.5
45+ 368 81 22.4 17.7-27.9 287 77.6 72.1-82.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 21 11.7 6.6-19.9 114 88.3 80.1-93.4
Some College + 434 77 17.1 13.2-22.0 357 82.9 78.0-86.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 33 13.6 9.0-20.0 173 86.4 80.0-91.0
$50,000+ 303 51 14.8 10.7-20.0 252 85.2 80.0-89.3

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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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