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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 349 79 24.1 18.4-31.0 270 75.9 69.0-81.6
GENDER
Male 132 23 16.9 10.2-26.6 109 83.1 73.4-89.8
Female 217 56 30.5 22.3-40.1 161 69.5 59.9-77.7
RACE
White 296 68 25.8 19.2-33.6 228 74.2 66.4-80.8
Other 53 11 17.2 8.5-31.6 42 82.8 68.4-91.5
AGE
18-44 95 21 21.8 13.4-33.4 74 78.2 66.6-86.6
45+ 250 56 26.0 18.9-34.6 194 74.0 65.4-81.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 39 24.5 16.4-34.8 153 75.5 65.2-83.6
Some College + 155 40 24.1 16.5-33.8 115 75.9 66.2-83.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 46 22.5 15.7-31.2 148 77.5 68.8-84.3
$50,000+ 86 18 22.0 12.0-37.0 68 78.0 63.0-88.0

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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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