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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiver Status

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%)
TOTAL 13,199 3,140 22.5 21.3-23.7 10,059 77.5 76.3-78.7
GENDER
Male 4,951 1,011 18.7 17.0-20.6 3,940 81.3 79.4-83.0
Female 8,248 2,129 26.0 24.4-27.6 6,119 74.0 72.4-75.6
RACE
White 10,446 2,472 23.3 22.0-24.7 7,974 76.7 75.3-78.0
African American 1,845 488 24.8 21.6-28.2 1,357 75.2 71.8-78.4
Asian 102 10 6.4 3.1-13.0 92 93.6 87.0-96.9
Native American 312 80 24.6 17.8-32.9 232 75.4 67.1-82.2
Other Minorities 407 73 10.3 7.2-14.5 334 89.7 85.5-92.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 438 70 10.4 7.4-14.4 368 89.6 85.6-92.6
-English Speaking 232 55 23.1 16.2-31.7 177 76.9 68.3-83.8
-Spanish Speaking 206 15 3.3 1.7- 6.5 191 96.7 93.5-98.3
Non-Hispanic 12,724 3,059 23.4 22.2-24.7 9,665 76.6 75.3-77.8
AGE
18-24 410 77 16.8 12.3-22.4 333 83.2 77.6-87.7
25-34 1,218 234 15.5 13.0-18.4 984 84.5 81.6-87.0
35-44 1,976 464 23.1 20.4-25.9 1,512 76.9 74.1-79.6
45-54 2,550 756 30.9 28.2-33.7 1,794 69.1 66.3-71.8
55-64 2,772 779 26.8 24.5-29.2 1,993 73.2 70.8-75.5
65-74 2,344 513 21.6 19.3-24.1 1,831 78.4 75.9-80.7
75+ 1,810 287 18.1 15.4-21.2 1,523 81.9 78.8-84.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,724 293 17.1 13.7-21.2 1,431 82.9 78.8-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,925 899 23.0 20.7-25.4 3,026 77.0 74.6-79.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,337 932 25.2 22.8-27.7 2,405 74.8 72.3-77.2
College Graduate 4,190 1,012 22.1 20.3-24.0 3,178 77.9 76.0-79.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,445 285 20.7 16.8-25.3 1,160 79.3 74.7-83.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,086 521 24.0 21.0-27.3 1,565 76.0 72.7-79.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,358 359 24.8 20.9-29.3 999 75.2 70.7-79.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,702 477 26.4 23.0-30.1 1,225 73.6 69.9-77.0
$50,000-74,999 1,804 476 26.2 23.1-29.5 1,328 73.8 70.5-76.9
$75,000+ 2,787 644 20.8 18.7-23.1 2,143 79.2 76.9-81.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,589 1,116 25.7 23.5-28.1 3,473 74.3 71.9-76.5
No 7,857 1,867 21.8 20.3-23.2 5,990 78.2 76.8-79.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,722 378 21.9 19.0-25.1 1,344 78.1 74.9-81.0
Non-Veteran 10,376 2,525 22.7 21.4-24.1 7,851 77.3 75.9-78.6

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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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