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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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Finacial burden Time for self/family Creates stress Other difficulites No difficulty
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,442 120 8.4 6.6-10.7 184 13.8 11.0-17.1 355 20.9 18.1-23.9 208 17.3 14.0-21.1 575 39.7 35.7-43.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 225 22 8.9 5.3-14.4 28 11.0 6.7-17.5 43 16.6 10.7-24.9 29 27.5 16.7-41.7 103 36.0 26.5-46.8
GENDER
Male 66 7 6.4 2.6-15.0 3 6.0 1.6-20.3 9 11.0 4.4-24.7 14 43.7 24.2-65.4 33 33.0 18.3-52.0
Female 159 15 10.8 5.9-18.9 25 14.8 9.1-23.3 34 20.9 12.8-32.1 15 15.2 7.2-29.4 70 38.3 27.3-50.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 0 0.0 . - . 1 39.6 5.0-89.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 46.8 6.8-91.4 1 13.6 1.4-63.5
Non-Hispanic 222 22 9.1 5.4-14.8 27 10.3 6.2-16.7 43 17.0 10.9-25.5 28 27.0 16.2-41.6 102 36.6 26.8-47.5
AGE
18-24 8 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.2 3.6-53.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 52.9 17.5-85.6 4 29.9 8.0-67.8
25-34 19 2 10.8 2.3-38.4 3 9.8 2.6-30.7 1 2.0 0.3-14.1 2 7.1 1.5-27.4 11 70.2 41.7-88.6
35-44 41 9 23.0 11.2-41.5 6 13.5 5.1-31.2 7 24.1 8.9-50.7 4 12.6 4.3-31.8 15 26.8 14.9-43.2
45-54 52 4 5.0 1.5-15.4 3 5.6 1.3-20.7 12 17.7 7.6-36.2 9 41.3 18.8-68.2 24 30.3 15.6-50.5
55-64 57 5 6.3 2.3-15.9 6 9.0 3.7-20.2 17 38.0 23.2-55.5 6 18.3 7.4-38.7 23 28.4 17.4-42.8
65+ 47 2 5.9 1.4-21.0 7 13.0 5.6-27.4 6 10.5 4.5-22.4 6 26.5 11.7-49.5 26 44.2 28.3-61.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 24 1 0.9 0.1- 6.8 2 8.9 1.7-36.1 6 26.9 7.6-62.1 2 34.3 7.3-77.5 13 29.0 11.4-56.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 84 7 6.6 2.6-15.9 7 9.7 3.7-23.1 12 8.3 2.9-21.2 14 35.5 16.5-60.4 44 39.9 23.3-59.3
Some Post-H.S. 57 8 16.4 7.6-32.1 8 10.6 4.3-24.0 12 19.2 9.5-34.7 7 18.9 8.3-37.5 22 34.9 18.2-56.4
College Graduate 60 6 7.9 3.0-19.3 11 14.5 6.7-28.8 13 24.5 11.5-44.6 6 20.0 7.7-42.6 24 33.1 19.3-50.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 25 4 20.5 6.1-50.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.9 1.9-16.9 2 18.2 4.4-52.1 14 55.3 24.9-82.2
$15,000- 24,999 51 5 11.4 3.9-28.7 2 3.6 0.7-17.0 8 12.2 4.0-31.6 8 28.9 11.8-55.2 28 44.0 25.4-64.4
$25,000- 34,999 30 4 7.2 2.0-23.0 7 13.7 4.2-36.6 3 4.5 0.9-19.7 4 55.4 21.1-85.2 12 19.2 6.6-44.2
$35,000-49,999 39 3 4.3 1.2-14.9 8 20.7 8.6-41.9 6 23.9 7.8-53.8 5 17.8 5.6-44.3 17 33.2 17.7-53.5
$50,000- 74,999 31 2 6.5 1.5-24.1 3 2.7 0.7- 9.6 9 21.2 8.5-43.6 5 38.9 14.1-71.2 12 30.7 10.7-62.2
$75,000+ 24 3 10.2 2.9-30.4 1 2.8 0.4-18.0 9 45.0 21.1-71.4 1 6.1 0.8-33.5 10 35.9 15.3-63.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 84 9 11.0 4.9-22.8 7 5.4 1.8-15.3 21 18.2 9.4-32.4 14 39.6 20.2-62.9 33 25.8 14.2-42.4
No 140 13 7.6 3.9-14.4 21 14.4 8.3-23.8 21 15.3 8.2-26.8 15 20.3 10.1-36.6 70 42.3 30.0-55.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 4 10.3 3.2-28.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.8 4 22.5 7.2-52.0 8 39.8 18.3-66.1 11 25.3 10.3-50.0
Non-Veteran 171 15 7.7 4.1-14.1 22 13.1 7.6-21.7 35 16.0 9.6-25.5 19 28.6 15.7-46.2 80 34.6 24.0-46.9

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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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