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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In which of the following areas does the person you care for most need your help?*

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Self-care Home care Transportation Help w/depression Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,368 306 21.4 18.3-24.8 440 32.9 28.9-37.1 341 23.9 20.5-27.7 113 9.1 6.9-11.9 168 12.7 10.0-16.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 213 56 23.7 16.4-32.9 61 28.7 18.6-41.5 55 24.9 16.3-36.1 15 9.6 4.1-20.7 26 13.2 7.1-23.1
GENDER
Male 59 10 16.7 7.0-34.7 19 28.6 11.4-55.5 17 31.0 14.5-54.4 6 14.6 4.4-38.7 7 9.1 3.6-21.5
Female 154 46 28.4 19.6-39.3 42 28.7 18.7-41.4 38 20.7 13.6-30.3 9 6.2 2.0-17.7 19 15.9 7.5-30.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 39.6 5.0-89.1 1 13.6 1.4-63.5 1 46.8 6.8-91.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 210 55 23.3 16.0-32.6 60 29.1 18.8-42.1 54 24.3 15.7-35.7 15 9.8 4.2-21.1 26 13.5 7.3-23.7
AGE
18-24 7 1 7.6 0.9-42.6 1 3.4 0.4-23.5 2 39.7 8.1-83.2 1 16.2 2.1-64.0 2 33.1 6.8-77.1
25-34 20 4 12.4 3.9-33.0 10 51.0 21.4-79.9 3 9.4 2.1-33.5 2 23.8 4.1-69.5 1 3.4 0.4-22.0
35-44 37 10 30.5 15.4-51.5 9 16.3 7.8-31.0 9 25.8 11.2-49.0 4 7.6 2.6-20.1 5 19.8 6.4-47.3
45-54 49 13 29.9 13.6-53.6 13 40.7 17.7-68.6 13 21.3 9.5-41.1 4 5.4 1.5-17.3 6 2.7 1.0- 7.0
55-64 55 13 22.1 11.3-38.7 18 25.9 14.3-42.4 13 25.9 13.7-43.5 4 6.3 2.2-16.7 7 19.8 9.1-37.9
65+ 44 15 35.6 21.0-53.6 9 16.9 8.0-32.3 15 38.0 22.8-56.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.4 3.7-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 24 7 28.9 9.0-62.7 8 24.3 8.7-51.9 3 8.4 2.0-29.1 3 5.4 1.3-20.2 3 33.1 6.9-76.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 76 21 15.7 8.0-28.4 25 40.4 20.6-63.9 21 31.4 15.0-54.4 3 7.1 1.6-26.6 6 5.5 1.7-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 59 13 24.4 12.7-41.6 13 16.1 8.0-29.7 18 28.7 16.0-46.0 6 19.7 5.9-48.7 9 11.1 5.0-22.9
College Graduate 54 15 34.7 18.6-55.2 15 25.1 12.7-43.5 13 16.1 7.3-31.6 3 3.7 1.1-11.9 8 20.4 7.8-43.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 22 5 20.7 5.6-53.2 8 44.5 14.1-79.6 5 23.2 6.9-55.0 1 1.4 0.2-10.3 3 10.3 2.4-34.8
$15,000- 24,999 50 13 24.8 11.5-45.6 14 26.2 13.4-44.9 15 18.6 9.6-32.9 2 9.7 1.5-42.6 6 20.7 5.9-52.2
$25,000- 34,999 29 12 25.1 8.4-55.2 6 49.2 14.4-84.7 7 17.4 4.6-47.6 3 7.4 1.7-26.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.9
$35,000-49,999 37 8 20.2 8.4-41.2 16 29.2 15.3-48.5 7 27.7 11.6-52.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 22.9 7.0-54.1
$50,000- 74,999 29 6 22.7 7.6-51.2 5 11.8 3.8-31.2 7 33.5 10.5-68.4 6 25.4 7.0-60.4 5 6.6 1.9-20.1
$75,000+ 22 3 6.2 1.8-19.6 7 32.6 11.9-63.5 8 44.5 19.3-72.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 16.7 5.3-41.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 82 23 27.3 14.5-45.3 22 30.5 13.2-55.8 16 13.1 6.6-24.4 9 12.3 4.6-28.7 12 16.9 6.3-38.0
No 130 33 21.4 13.6-32.0 39 27.6 17.3-41.0 39 32.7 20.4-48.0 6 7.8 1.9-27.2 13 10.4 4.7-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 28 5 23.4 7.1-55.3 8 28.3 11.5-54.4 7 24.9 8.5-54.2 3 9.0 2.4-28.7 5 14.5 5.2-34.5
Non-Veteran 163 44 23.0 15.1-33.4 46 26.4 15.2-41.9 43 26.9 16.5-40.6 11 10.6 4.0-25.5 19 13.1 6.1-26.0

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These questions are asked only of caregivers.

^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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