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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
<20 years 20 to 50 years 50 to 75 years 75 years and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,049 137 6.6 5.0- 8.7 334 14.0 12.0-16.3 1,043 35.0 32.5-37.7 1,535 44.3 41.6-47.0
-Western NC 602 17 3.7 2.1- 6.6 57 12.4 8.9-17.2 214 39.1 33.9-44.6 314 44.7 39.6-49.9
GENDER
Male 211 4 2.8 0.9- 8.6 27 17.8 11.0-27.5 75 36.6 28.1-46.2 105 42.7 34.3-51.6
Female 391 13 4.4 2.3- 8.5 30 8.5 5.6-12.7 139 41.0 34.8-47.5 209 46.1 39.9-52.4
RACE
White 560 17 4.0 2.2- 7.1 51 12.3 8.6-17.2 196 38.5 33.1-44.2 296 45.3 39.9-50.7
African American 18 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.0 0.4-19.5 8 57.0 30.1-80.3 9 39.9 17.6-67.4
Other Minorities 23 0 0.0 . - . 5 27.7 10.7-55.2 10 41.8 21.3-65.7 8 30.5 13.6-55.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 0 0.0 . - . 2 21.4 4.6-60.6 2 26.5 6.1-66.8 3 52.0 17.4-84.9
Non-Hispanic 595 17 3.8 2.1- 6.8 55 12.3 8.7-17.0 212 39.4 34.2-44.9 311 44.5 39.4-49.8
AGE
18-24 18 1 4.3 0.6-25.5 4 22.5 7.9-49.6 12 64.0 36.8-84.5 1 9.2 1.3-43.8
25-34 37 4 9.2 3.1-24.1 4 18.2 6.1-43.4 19 44.9 26.6-64.6 10 27.7 14.5-46.4
35-44 68 5 8.2 2.8-21.6 15 20.8 12.3-32.8 27 43.3 30.4-57.2 21 27.7 17.4-41.2
45-54 124 3 2.7 0.7- 9.4 8 7.7 3.6-15.6 55 44.3 34.7-54.4 58 45.3 35.6-55.4
55-64 181 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 21 12.9 7.9-20.4 42 24.1 17.6-32.1 115 61.9 53.3-69.9
65-74 117 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 5 4.0 1.7- 9.4 46 41.1 30.8-52.3 65 54.4 43.3-65.1
75+ 56 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 12 20.5 10.5-36.4 44 79.5 63.6-89.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.1 2.7-17.7 37 57.1 40.8-72.0 28 35.8 22.2-52.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 186 7 5.5 2.1-13.7 23 17.8 10.1-29.6 56 31.1 23.2-40.4 100 45.5 36.3-55.1
Some Post-H.S. 163 7 4.5 2.0- 9.9 16 11.6 6.5-19.7 66 45.0 34.7-55.7 74 38.9 29.9-48.8
College Graduate 182 3 2.8 0.8- 9.5 13 9.8 5.2-17.5 55 34.1 26.2-43.0 111 53.4 44.4-62.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 87 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5 13 18.6 9.7-32.7 34 49.4 34.9-63.9 38 30.9 20.1-44.2
$15,000- 24,999 108 2 4.0 0.7-19.6 11 10.5 5.4-19.2 35 34.4 23.6-47.0 60 51.1 39.1-63.0
$25,000- 34,999 69 3 5.9 1.5-20.1 8 11.9 5.8-23.1 26 46.8 33.0-61.0 32 35.4 24.0-48.8
$35,000- 49,999 106 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 5 4.3 1.5-11.7 34 36.9 26.6-48.5 66 57.5 46.0-68.3
$50,000-74,999 86 5 5.7 2.1-14.6 13 25.7 12.8-44.8 27 27.2 17.4-39.8 41 41.4 28.4-55.7
$75,000+ 78 2 3.0 0.6-13.0 2 5.3 1.3-19.5 27 33.2 21.7-47.2 47 58.5 44.5-71.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 263 5 2.8 0.9- 8.1 29 13.0 8.5-19.3 96 39.2 31.9-47.0 133 45.1 37.7-52.7
No 332 12 4.5 2.3- 8.9 27 12.2 7.3-19.6 115 38.9 31.7-46.7 178 44.4 37.3-51.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 88 2 2.5 0.5-12.1 8 11.9 5.4-24.2 31 40.7 25.8-57.6 47 45.0 31.1-59.6
Non-Veteran 514 15 4.0 2.1- 7.3 49 12.5 8.6-17.9 183 38.9 33.5-44.5 267 44.6 39.2-50.2

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*Asked only of care givers.

^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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