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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving

For how long have you provided care for this person?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year 1-5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,456 466 35.3 31.3-39.4 532 36.0 32.1-40.0 458 28.8 25.5-32.4
GENDER
Male 439 138 37.7 30.6-45.5 149 32.3 25.7-39.6 152 30.0 24.3-36.4
Female 1,017 328 33.7 29.2-38.4 383 38.3 33.8-43.1 306 28.0 24.1-32.3
RACE
White 1,149 380 37.2 32.8-41.8 426 35.6 31.5-40.1 343 27.2 23.5-31.2
African American 225 53 25.8 16.1-38.7 86 41.3 30.7-52.7 86 32.9 24.5-42.6
Asian 5 2 35.5 7.5-78.8 1 14.0 1.7-60.4 2 50.5 13.0-87.4
Native American 31 13 51.0 25.2-76.4 6 21.7 7.9-47.1 12 27.3 11.6-51.7
Other Minorities 36 15 41.7 23.1-63.1 10 26.8 12.7-48.0 11 31.4 16.0-52.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 31 9 22.4 10.1-42.6 14 47.6 28.0-68.0 8 30.0 13.9-53.2
-English Speaking 25 6 18.1 6.8-40.1 11 42.7 22.9-65.1 8 39.3 19.2-63.7
-Spanish Speaking 6 3 36.3 7.7-79.6 3 63.7 20.4-92.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,419 455 35.7 31.7-40.0 516 35.7 31.8-39.8 448 28.5 25.2-32.1
AGE
18-24 27 10 34.9 17.0-58.5 10 45.8 24.4-68.9 7 19.2 8.3-38.4
25-34 110 47 44.9 32.6-57.9 45 39.1 27.5-52.1 18 16.0 9.2-26.3
35-44 206 71 35.2 26.3-45.3 73 35.1 26.3-45.0 62 29.7 21.1-40.1
45-54 381 123 37.9 30.1-46.4 131 30.4 24.2-37.5 127 31.6 25.4-38.5
55-64 344 90 25.9 20.2-32.4 133 41.3 33.9-49.1 121 32.8 26.5-39.8
65-74 262 78 28.2 21.5-35.9 90 32.7 25.8-40.4 94 39.2 31.7-47.2
75+ 116 43 37.7 25.8-51.4 48 39.8 28.9-51.7 25 22.5 14.3-33.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 49 44.5 31.0-58.9 42 38.5 24.7-54.4 28 17.0 10.6-26.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 416 141 36.4 28.3-45.2 139 34.6 27.1-42.8 136 29.1 22.4-36.8
Some Post-H.S. 431 128 33.7 26.6-41.6 157 35.5 28.8-42.7 146 30.8 25.0-37.4
College Graduate 490 148 33.7 27.7-40.2 194 37.2 31.1-43.6 148 29.2 24.0-35.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 32 28.9 18.1-42.7 50 40.4 27.1-55.3 36 30.7 19.9-44.2
$15,000- 24,999 235 76 32.7 24.5-42.1 82 36.9 27.4-47.5 77 30.4 22.6-39.5
$25,000- 34,999 172 53 39.6 25.6-55.5 62 29.4 20.0-40.9 57 31.0 21.1-43.1
$35,000- 49,999 237 72 25.9 18.9-34.3 84 37.4 28.5-47.2 81 36.7 27.4-47.3
$50,000-74,999 221 78 39.8 29.6-51.0 86 39.4 29.1-50.7 57 20.8 14.8-28.4
$75,000+ 306 108 39.2 31.6-47.5 104 33.7 26.7-41.6 94 27.0 21.0-34.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 531 148 30.4 23.7-38.0 199 36.3 29.9-43.3 184 33.3 27.4-39.7
No 917 316 37.9 33.1-43.1 331 35.4 30.8-40.4 270 26.6 22.6-31.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 167 50 32.0 22.8-43.0 64 31.9 23.4-41.8 53 36.1 26.2-47.3
Non-Veteran 1,086 350 37.3 32.5-42.4 399 35.5 31.0-40.3 337 27.1 23.4-31.2

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*These questions are asked only of caregivers.
(See 2006 NC BRFSS for comparison.)

^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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