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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
Parent/Parent-in-law Child/Spouse Relative Non-realtive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,512 605 42.8 38.8-46.8 295 16.0 13.7-18.5 364 27.7 23.9-31.8 248 13.5 11.3-16.1
GENDER
Male 448 180 47.0 39.7-54.4 96 14.6 11.3-18.7 99 26.9 20.3-34.5 73 11.6 8.5-15.5
Female 1,064 425 40.2 35.8-44.8 199 16.8 13.9-20.1 265 28.3 23.9-33.1 175 14.8 11.8-18.2
RACE
White 1,196 492 44.3 39.9-48.8 245 16.5 14.0-19.3 258 25.4 21.3-29.9 201 13.8 11.3-16.8
African American 233 79 37.6 27.3-49.0 32 12.7 7.8-20.2 88 38.4 27.9-49.9 34 11.3 6.9-18.2
Asian 5 2 50.3 12.9-87.3 1 14.0 1.7-60.4 1 13.6 1.7-59.5 1 22.1 2.9-72.9
Native American 32 13 30.7 13.2-56.4 10 34.2 14.1-62.2 8 34.7 12.9-65.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
Other Minorities 36 15 41.4 22.5-63.2 6 14.4 4.9-35.3 5 16.0 6.4-34.6 10 28.2 13.8-49.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 13 31.1 15.9-51.8 6 22.6 8.9-46.7 6 21.0 8.7-42.5 9 25.3 12.2-45.4
-English Speaking 28 10 25.4 12.3-45.3 6 28.7 11.6-55.1 6 26.6 11.3-50.9 6 19.3 7.6-41.1
-Spanish Speaking 6 3 52.1 13.3-88.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 47.9 11.4-86.7
Non-Hispanic 1,472 588 42.9 38.9-47.1 289 15.8 13.6-18.4 357 28.1 24.2-32.3 238 13.2 11.0-15.8
AGE
18-24 28 7 19.3 8.5-37.9 0 0.0 . - . 19 72.5 51.6-86.7 2 8.2 1.9-29.5
25-34 113 40 35.7 25.2-47.7 12 5.7 3.1-10.3 50 46.6 34.2-59.4 11 12.1 5.8-23.4
35-44 215 99 53.1 43.4-62.5 32 12.9 8.1-19.7 52 22.9 15.6-32.2 32 11.2 7.4-16.5
45-54 387 209 56.8 49.1-64.2 63 13.7 9.9-18.8 63 18.6 13.0-25.7 52 10.9 7.6-15.5
55-64 360 168 41.4 34.4-48.6 60 19.5 14.4-25.8 74 19.9 14.9-26.1 58 19.3 13.8-26.3
65-74 275 71 26.8 20.2-34.6 86 36.5 29.1-44.7 59 19.2 14.0-25.6 59 17.5 12.6-23.7
75+ 125 6 10.2 3.2-27.9 42 38.3 27.5-50.4 44 29.8 20.7-40.7 33 21.7 14.4-31.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 26 25.1 14.4-40.0 32 17.3 10.5-27.2 41 38.2 25.0-53.3 23 19.4 10.4-33.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 433 168 44.4 36.3-52.7 80 12.2 9.0-16.3 109 31.1 23.3-40.1 76 12.4 8.8-17.1
Some Post-H.S. 447 193 46.9 39.7-54.2 86 17.0 12.9-22.1 104 24.2 18.2-31.5 64 11.9 8.6-16.3
College Graduate 510 218 41.4 35.4-47.7 97 18.1 14.1-23.0 110 25.6 20.1-32.1 85 14.8 10.9-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 41 36.1 24.2-50.0 19 10.9 6.2-18.5 33 34.7 21.6-50.6 26 18.3 10.7-29.5
$15,000- 24,999 247 82 29.6 22.3-38.1 46 13.4 9.3-19.0 69 37.5 28.0-48.1 50 19.4 12.8-28.3
$25,000- 34,999 177 64 48.4 34.9-62.2 36 17.9 11.2-27.4 47 25.9 17.0-37.4 30 7.7 4.8-12.3
$35,000- 49,999 249 109 45.0 35.7-54.6 57 23.8 16.7-32.7 56 23.6 15.7-33.9 27 7.6 4.5-12.5
$50,000-74,999 226 91 39.1 29.7-49.5 43 14.6 9.8-21.2 52 30.0 19.9-42.5 40 16.3 10.4-24.6
$75,000+ 321 155 48.7 41.0-56.4 52 13.9 10.0-19.0 70 23.7 17.2-31.7 44 13.7 9.4-19.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 548 194 38.1 31.3-45.4 124 19.3 15.3-24.0 121 27.0 20.9-34.2 109 15.6 11.9-20.2
No 955 407 45.5 40.6-50.5 168 14.3 11.7-17.4 241 27.5 22.9-32.6 139 12.7 10.0-16.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 170 61 46.0 35.5-57.0 43 22.4 15.2-31.6 32 14.4 9.1-22.1 34 17.2 10.9-25.9
Non-Veteran 1,131 461 41.1 36.5-45.9 209 14.9 12.4-17.8 281 30.6 26.0-35.6 180 13.4 10.8-16.5

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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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