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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Caregiver Status

People may provide regular care or assistance to a friend or family member who has a health problem, long-term illness, or disability.
During the past month, did you provide any such care or assistance to a friend or family member?

(Also see North Carolina Added Questions:Care Giving)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,199 3,140 22.5 21.3-23.7 10,059 77.5 76.3-78.7
-Durham County 415 97 20.0 15.5-25.4 318 80.0 74.6-84.5
GENDER
Male 165 36 16.1 10.8-23.5 129 83.9 76.5-89.2
Female 250 61 23.4 16.9-31.6 189 76.6 68.4-83.1
RACE
White 258 51 18.0 13.3-24.0 207 82.0 76.0-86.7
Other 153 45 23.0 15.9-32.1 108 77.0 67.9-84.1
AGE
18-44 139 21 13.1 7.8-21.3 118 86.9 78.7-92.2
45+ 270 74 29.2 23.2-36.0 196 70.8 64.0-76.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 24 15.0 8.7-24.7 84 85.0 75.3-91.3
Some College + 306 73 22.7 17.4-29.2 233 77.3 70.8-82.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 164 46 23.6 15.7-33.8 118 76.4 66.2-84.3
$50,000+ 198 40 18.3 12.9-25.2 158 81.7 74.8-87.1

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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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