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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

In an average week, how many hours do you provide care for this person?*

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Less than 10 hours 10 to 20 hours 20 to 40 hours 40 or more hours Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,493 661 48.4 44.4-52.5 218 13.1 10.8-15.7 208 14.5 12.1-17.4 217 14.0 11.6-16.8 189 10.0 8.1-12.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 234 105 53.8 43.1-64.2 28 9.2 5.7-14.6 36 14.8 9.6-21.9 39 15.8 9.9-24.4 26 6.4 3.8-10.4
GENDER
Male 65 34 66.4 48.2-80.7 10 9.2 4.0-19.8 12 14.0 6.7-27.0 5 7.5 2.0-24.7 4 2.9 0.9- 8.4
Female 169 71 45.1 33.6-57.2 18 9.2 5.1-16.0 24 15.3 9.1-24.5 34 21.6 13.5-32.7 22 8.8 5.0-14.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 231 102 52.7 41.8-63.4 28 9.4 5.8-14.9 36 15.1 9.9-22.4 39 16.2 10.1-24.9 26 6.5 3.9-10.6
AGE
18-24 8 7 95.5 71.3-99.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.5 0.5-28.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 20 12 75.7 50.3-90.6 2 5.5 1.0-24.0 3 11.5 3.2-34.0 2 4.7 1.0-19.2 1 2.6 0.3-17.6
35-44 40 16 36.3 21.0-55.0 5 10.7 4.0-25.6 8 21.3 9.7-40.5 7 20.5 7.1-46.5 4 11.2 3.6-29.9
45-54 54 21 42.1 20.1-67.8 9 13.3 5.3-29.3 6 14.6 5.5-33.7 14 26.7 12.0-49.4 4 3.3 1.1- 9.5
55-64 60 28 45.0 29.9-61.1 5 10.2 3.8-24.9 10 20.3 9.4-38.5 9 16.1 7.3-31.8 8 8.4 3.6-18.2
65+ 51 20 43.0 27.0-60.6 7 11.5 4.5-26.1 8 13.9 6.1-28.9 7 15.0 7.0-29.3 9 16.6 8.0-31.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 25 9 45.0 15.7-78.3 1 4.8 0.6-28.9 3 9.4 2.0-34.3 5 26.3 7.7-60.3 7 14.5 5.0-35.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 84 42 73.8 59.3-84.5 12 7.4 3.3-15.5 11 7.3 3.3-15.3 12 8.1 3.9-15.9 7 3.4 1.4- 8.3
Some Post-H.S. 62 24 37.2 20.9-57.0 8 15.1 6.6-30.8 16 30.2 16.9-47.9 10 10.9 4.9-22.6 4 6.6 2.0-20.2
College Graduate 63 30 43.1 27.6-60.2 7 7.4 3.1-16.5 6 12.1 4.7-27.8 12 29.8 14.2-52.1 8 7.6 3.3-16.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 8 54.0 25.1-80.4 2 2.7 0.5-12.2 4 16.6 4.3-46.9 6 14.2 4.9-34.9 7 12.5 4.7-29.2
$15,000- 24,999 54 25 54.4 34.7-72.8 9 12.7 5.1-28.4 11 17.4 8.3-32.7 5 10.4 3.0-30.6 4 5.0 1.6-14.8
$25,000- 34,999 31 14 62.7 30.5-86.6 3 8.4 2.1-27.9 2 1.9 0.4- 9.0 8 21.0 7.0-48.6 4 5.9 1.6-20.0
$35,000-49,999 40 20 41.8 23.5-62.6 3 6.0 1.6-19.8 4 13.5 3.2-42.5 11 30.0 12.5-56.1 2 8.8 1.8-34.1
$50,000- 74,999 31 16 62.7 35.4-83.7 4 7.0 2.0-21.7 6 17.4 6.4-39.5 3 11.6 2.0-45.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.8
$75,000+ 24 10 34.8 16.4-59.2 6 29.5 11.7-57.0 1 3.8 0.5-23.0 3 21.0 4.9-58.0 4 10.9 3.3-30.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 87 24 44.3 25.2-65.3 12 8.1 3.8-16.4 19 19.6 10.4-33.8 19 19.6 9.5-36.3 13 8.4 4.2-16.0
No 146 80 59.5 47.0-70.8 16 9.9 5.3-17.7 17 11.9 6.5-20.8 20 13.6 7.2-24.3 13 5.2 2.4-10.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 9 25.3 10.6-49.1 8 20.4 8.5-41.5 5 17.7 6.0-42.1 5 34.2 13.0-64.4 2 2.4 0.5- 9.8
Non-Veteran 179 84 57.2 45.0-68.5 19 8.4 4.7-14.8 29 14.2 8.7-22.4 28 13.6 7.8-22.5 19 6.6 3.6-11.7

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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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