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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiver Status-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,845 488 24.8 21.6-28.2 1,357 75.2 71.8-78.4
GENDER
Male 610 146 22.4 17.6-28.1 464 77.6 71.9-82.4
Female 1,235 342 26.6 22.7-31.0 893 73.4 69.0-77.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 3 26.7 7.4-62.6 13 73.3 37.4-92.6
Non-Hispanic 1,828 484 24.7 21.6-28.2 1,344 75.3 71.8-78.4
AGE
18-24 89 19 21.8 12.3-35.5 70 78.2 64.5-87.7
25-34 206 50 22.2 15.3-31.1 156 77.8 68.9-84.7
35-44 285 71 20.1 15.0-26.5 214 79.9 73.5-85.0
45-54 402 123 32.9 25.7-41.1 279 67.1 58.9-74.3
55-64 407 126 28.1 22.6-34.4 281 71.9 65.6-77.4
65+ 439 93 22.8 17.0-29.8 346 77.2 70.2-83.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 60 18.3 12.0-27.0 254 81.7 73.0-88.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 657 173 24.8 19.5-31.1 484 75.2 68.9-80.5
Some Post-H.S. 458 140 29.8 23.1-37.4 318 70.2 62.6-76.9
College Graduate 412 115 23.6 18.5-29.7 297 76.4 70.3-81.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 358 74 25.5 17.5-35.6 284 74.5 64.4-82.5
$15,000- 24,999 388 116 25.4 19.5-32.4 272 74.6 67.6-80.5
$25,000- 34,999 204 61 35.7 24.0-49.4 143 64.3 50.6-76.0
$35,000-49,999 217 70 27.1 19.0-37.1 147 72.9 62.9-81.0
$50,000- 74,999 207 68 32.7 23.5-43.3 139 67.3 56.7-76.5
$75,000+ 195 50 20.5 14.2-28.8 145 79.5 71.2-85.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 716 175 26.4 20.5-33.2 541 73.6 66.8-79.5
No 978 282 25.9 21.9-30.3 696 74.1 69.7-78.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 226 62 28.1 20.4-37.4 164 71.9 62.6-79.6
Non-Veteran 1,467 394 25.1 21.5-29.0 1,073 74.9 71.0-78.5

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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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