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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
< 20 years 20 to 50 years 50 to 75 years 75 years and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,499 54 3.6 2.4- 5.4 184 13.4 11.1-16.1 582 42.6 38.6-46.7 679 40.3 36.5-44.3
GENDER
Male 443 13 2.1 1.1- 4.2 55 11.4 8.2-15.8 199 47.2 39.9-54.6 176 39.2 32.3-46.5
Female 1,056 41 4.6 2.8- 7.3 129 14.6 11.6-18.3 383 39.8 35.2-44.6 503 41.1 36.6-45.6
RACE
White 1,186 36 2.4 1.6- 3.5 137 12.5 10.0-15.4 445 41.5 37.1-45.9 568 43.7 39.4-48.1
African American 230 17 8.9 4.2-17.9 31 14.5 8.9-22.6 100 45.2 34.1-56.7 82 31.5 22.7-41.9
Asian 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 22.1 2.9-72.9 2 27.6 5.7-70.7 2 50.3 12.9-87.3
Native American 32 1 14.2 2.1-56.0 7 19.9 7.4-43.7 13 47.2 22.5-73.3 11 18.7 6.9-41.5
Other Minorities 36 0 0.0 . - . 4 13.9 5.0-33.3 19 56.7 36.4-75.0 13 29.3 15.1-49.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 0 0.0 . - . 11 39.3 21.6-60.3 15 40.7 22.7-61.6 8 20.0 8.6-39.7
-English Speaking 28 0 0.0 . - . 8 37.0 18.3-60.7 12 37.7 19.4-60.3 8 25.3 11.1-48.0
-Spanish Speaking 6 0 0.0 . - . 3 47.9 11.4-86.7 3 52.1 13.3-88.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,459 54 3.8 2.5- 5.6 171 12.3 10.1-15.0 565 42.8 38.7-47.0 669 41.1 37.2-45.2
AGE
18-24 27 1 9.0 1.3-42.7 10 28.4 14.2-48.9 9 33.5 14.8-59.4 7 29.1 12.8-53.4
25-34 111 10 5.4 2.8-10.2 18 15.2 8.3-26.2 56 55.5 42.7-67.6 27 23.9 14.3-37.1
35-44 212 19 6.7 3.7-12.0 31 13.4 8.5-20.6 109 55.0 45.2-64.5 53 24.8 17.1-34.5
45-54 394 15 2.7 1.4- 5.2 56 13.0 9.3-18.0 150 37.7 30.2-45.8 173 46.6 39.1-54.3
55-64 355 6 1.3 0.5- 3.5 30 10.5 6.7-16.1 127 39.2 32.2-46.6 192 49.0 41.7-56.4
65-74 269 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 32 12.7 7.9-19.7 96 35.9 28.8-43.7 139 51.1 43.2-58.9
75+ 123 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 7 5.3 2.1-12.9 33 23.4 15.8-33.2 82 70.9 60.3-79.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 3 9.4 2.0-34.9 15 12.6 5.7-25.7 49 38.2 26.2-51.9 53 39.7 26.7-54.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 425 17 2.4 1.4- 4.2 51 12.4 8.6-17.6 180 50.2 42.0-58.4 177 34.9 27.9-42.7
Some Post-H.S. 449 8 1.6 0.7- 3.9 57 15.0 11.0-20.2 174 42.2 35.1-49.6 210 41.2 34.3-48.5
College Graduate 505 26 5.4 3.3- 8.7 61 12.9 9.1-18.2 179 37.2 31.2-43.6 239 44.5 38.3-50.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 19 17.8 9.9-30.0 49 51.0 37.3-64.5 48 29.2 19.5-41.4
$15,000- 24,999 242 11 8.0 3.0-19.2 28 15.3 9.5-23.7 101 38.6 29.9-48.0 102 38.2 29.3-47.9
$25,000- 34,999 174 5 1.9 0.7- 5.5 17 9.1 4.8-16.3 74 51.9 38.5-65.1 78 37.1 26.2-49.5
$35,000- 49,999 245 12 4.2 2.0- 8.6 21 14.0 8.1-23.2 98 37.1 28.7-46.4 114 44.7 35.2-54.6
$50,000-74,999 229 8 1.9 0.9- 4.3 33 13.1 8.1-20.6 90 47.5 37.1-58.2 98 37.4 28.0-47.9
$75,000+ 316 13 4.3 2.2- 8.4 36 10.0 6.7-14.6 114 44.4 36.7-52.5 153 41.3 34.1-48.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 544 10 3.0 0.9- 9.1 85 16.4 12.6-21.2 212 42.5 35.8-49.6 237 38.0 31.8-44.7
No 947 44 4.0 2.8- 5.7 99 12.1 9.3-15.6 365 42.8 37.8-47.9 439 41.1 36.4-46.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 169 4 1.2 0.4- 3.8 17 7.7 4.4-13.0 74 48.9 38.4-59.5 74 42.2 32.2-52.9
Non-Veteran 1,120 42 4.1 2.6- 6.5 143 14.0 11.3-17.3 424 40.7 36.0-45.6 511 41.1 36.5-45.8

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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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