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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

What has a doctor said is the major health problem, long-term illness,
or disability that the person you care for has?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Health Condition/Disease Learning/Cognition Disabilities/Mental Health Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,377 699 47.0 42.8-51.2 131 8.8 6.9-11.3 148 11.9 9.6-14.7 399 32.3 28.2-36.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 210 97 42.6 32.1-53.8 20 6.2 2.8-12.9 25 11.4 6.8-18.5 68 39.8 28.1-52.8
GENDER
Male 59 30 35.1 20.1-53.6 6 7.3 1.8-25.2 4 4.3 1.1-14.6 19 53.4 33.2-72.6
Female 151 67 48.4 36.3-60.7 14 5.3 2.7-10.1 21 16.9 9.9-27.4 49 29.3 19.3-41.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 13.6 1.4-63.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 39.6 5.0-89.1 1 46.8 6.8-91.4
Non-Hispanic 207 96 43.3 32.5-54.8 20 6.3 2.9-13.3 24 10.7 6.2-17.7 67 39.7 27.8-52.9
AGE
18-24 6 2 18.0 3.2-58.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 1.0-45.5 3 73.8 33.3-94.1
25-34 19 10 55.9 23.6-83.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.7 1.3-34.8 7 36.4 11.1-72.4
35-44 37 16 38.0 20.4-59.3 2 5.9 1.4-21.6 4 12.5 4.1-32.2 15 43.6 25.0-64.3
45-54 48 23 40.7 20.9-64.0 6 11.4 2.8-36.3 4 11.3 3.3-32.6 15 36.6 14.1-67.0
55-64 54 24 57.3 40.9-72.2 8 7.1 3.2-15.2 6 13.8 6.1-28.2 16 21.8 11.9-36.4
65+ 45 22 46.8 29.9-64.4 4 7.6 2.5-20.4 8 15.7 7.3-30.4 11 30.0 15.0-51.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 21 10 44.3 15.5-77.5 3 6.1 1.6-21.3 1 3.3 0.4-21.9 7 46.3 15.0-80.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 77 36 37.4 20.9-57.4 6 4.0 1.3-11.3 9 8.8 3.6-20.1 26 49.8 29.4-70.3
Some Post-H.S. 56 27 45.5 28.2-63.9 5 3.9 1.4-10.3 9 17.0 7.1-35.5 15 33.6 16.4-56.8
College Graduate 56 24 47.9 30.1-66.3 6 12.8 3.1-40.3 6 13.1 5.1-29.9 20 26.1 14.4-42.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 22 10 55.9 24.5-83.2 3 4.0 1.0-14.1 1 2.4 0.3-16.9 8 37.6 13.7-69.6
$15,000- 24,999 50 30 63.3 39.3-82.1 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2 5 9.5 2.9-26.7 13 25.3 8.9-54.1
$25,000- 34,999 29 10 18.9 6.2-45.1 2 3.8 0.6-20.8 5 8.0 2.2-25.4 12 69.3 37.6-89.4
$35,000-49,999 39 12 35.3 16.5-60.0 4 6.0 1.9-17.1 8 32.0 14.4-56.7 15 26.7 13.9-45.2
$50,000- 74,999 28 15 31.8 13.9-57.5 4 12.9 2.5-46.2 2 5.7 1.3-22.1 7 49.6 21.7-77.7
$75,000+ 19 11 54.7 24.9-81.5 4 7.6 2.3-22.7 1 5.8 0.8-32.6 3 31.9 8.7-69.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 81 36 36.0 21.1-54.3 8 8.5 2.2-27.8 7 5.4 2.1-13.1 30 50.1 30.3-69.8
No 128 61 46.7 33.5-60.5 11 4.4 2.1- 9.2 18 15.1 8.4-25.8 38 33.8 20.7-49.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 11 27.0 11.9-50.4 3 20.2 4.4-58.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.6 12 50.5 25.8-75.0
Non-Veteran 161 75 42.7 30.6-55.7 16 4.4 2.3- 8.4 22 13.4 7.6-22.4 48 39.5 25.7-55.3

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*These questions are asked only of caregivers.
(See 2009 questionnaire for list of conditions pertaining to the problem headings.)

^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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