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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving

In which of the following areas does the person you care for most need your help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Self-care Home care Transportation Help w/depression Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,368 306 21.4 18.3-24.8 440 32.9 28.9-37.1 341 23.9 20.5-27.7 113 9.1 6.9-11.9 168 12.7 10.0-16.1
GENDER
Male 394 62 14.1 9.8-19.9 143 36.7 29.2-44.9 117 28.0 21.6-35.5 27 8.5 4.9-14.4 45 12.7 8.2-19.1
Female 974 244 25.7 21.7-30.1 297 30.6 26.3-35.3 224 21.5 17.9-25.7 86 9.5 6.9-12.8 123 12.7 9.5-16.9
RACE
White 1,085 234 20.1 16.7-24.0 353 34.1 29.8-38.7 273 23.9 20.2-28.1 90 8.7 6.5-11.5 135 13.2 10.1-17.2
African American 213 56 23.7 16.4-32.9 61 28.7 18.6-41.5 55 24.9 16.3-36.1 15 9.6 4.1-20.7 26 13.2 7.1-23.1
Asian 4 1 18.0 2.1-69.5 1 17.5 2.0-68.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 47.4 8.6-89.6 1 17.2 2.0-68.2
Native American 27 2 24.7 5.1-67.0 10 20.1 7.7-43.2 5 31.3 9.7-65.8 6 16.6 4.7-44.7 4 7.3 2.3-21.0
Other Minorities 31 13 42.8 22.8-65.5 10 26.0 12.5-46.4 6 17.7 6.4-40.5 1 12.8 1.9-52.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 10 43.2 23.9-64.8 8 22.7 10.7-41.9 12 28.8 13.7-50.7 2 5.3 1.2-21.0 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 27 7 34.3 16.2-58.6 7 25.8 11.8-47.6 12 35.3 17.2-58.9 1 4.5 0.6-26.3 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 5 3 82.5 40.9-97.0 1 8.7 0.9-48.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.8 1.0-49.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,333 296 20.7 17.6-24.2 431 33.2 29.1-37.5 328 23.8 20.3-27.6 111 9.2 7.0-12.2 167 13.1 10.3-16.6
AGE
18-24 25 6 27.2 11.4-51.9 8 24.2 9.6-49.0 3 21.3 6.0-53.4 4 10.8 3.1-31.7 4 16.4 5.0-42.4
25-34 107 20 16.3 9.9-25.7 49 43.3 31.2-56.3 16 10.7 5.9-18.5 10 15.4 7.1-30.3 12 14.3 6.5-28.6
35-44 199 35 17.3 11.5-25.2 70 33.6 24.5-44.1 42 26.4 18.0-37.0 23 6.9 4.3-11.1 29 15.7 9.3-25.4
45-54 356 77 21.9 15.9-29.4 115 35.3 27.6-43.9 89 23.7 17.7-30.9 35 10.4 6.8-15.7 40 8.7 5.4-13.7
55-64 325 69 20.3 15.2-26.6 96 25.5 19.7-32.3 101 32.9 26.2-40.4 16 6.3 3.2-11.8 43 15.0 9.3-23.4
65-74 240 70 31.0 23.6-39.5 71 28.5 21.5-36.7 58 26.1 19.2-34.3 16 5.8 3.3- 9.8 25 8.6 5.5-13.3
75+ 106 27 29.8 18.2-44.9 29 29.2 18.7-42.5 28 21.6 13.4-32.9 9 6.4 3.0-12.9 13 13.0 7.2-22.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 33 22.8 13.6-35.6 34 34.3 21.8-49.4 23 17.9 10.4-28.9 7 3.0 1.2- 7.2 14 22.1 9.2-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 396 106 24.9 18.8-32.2 125 34.9 26.7-44.1 101 23.9 17.3-32.1 23 7.0 3.8-12.6 41 9.3 5.7-14.9
Some Post-H.S. 412 81 20.2 14.9-26.8 133 29.2 23.0-36.3 106 25.3 19.5-32.0 35 10.3 6.2-16.5 57 15.1 9.7-22.6
College Graduate 449 86 18.9 14.2-24.7 148 34.1 28.0-40.7 111 24.0 18.6-30.4 48 11.3 7.6-16.6 56 11.8 8.2-16.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 24 21.5 12.4-34.7 37 37.1 22.8-54.1 20 15.4 8.5-26.3 10 9.1 4.2-18.5 17 16.9 8.9-29.6
$15,000- 24,999 216 57 32.0 22.6-43.2 65 24.4 17.3-33.2 49 20.2 14.0-28.3 11 5.7 2.1-14.5 34 17.7 10.6-28.0
$25,000- 34,999 165 54 25.5 17.3-36.0 41 32.8 18.9-50.5 40 20.4 12.6-31.5 15 10.4 5.1-19.8 15 10.9 4.0-26.2
$35,000- 49,999 231 46 19.4 12.9-28.1 83 35.7 26.4-46.1 63 26.4 19.2-35.0 13 6.3 2.9-13.2 26 12.3 6.6-21.9
$50,000-74,999 207 38 18.4 11.9-27.3 70 26.2 19.0-34.9 53 26.3 17.2-38.1 21 16.4 8.9-28.4 25 12.7 6.0-24.8
$75,000+ 280 50 14.8 10.3-21.0 104 41.2 33.1-49.9 62 24.0 17.0-32.7 31 9.9 6.3-15.1 33 10.0 6.7-14.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 499 110 20.9 16.2-26.7 150 33.0 26.0-40.9 114 21.1 16.0-27.2 55 11.7 8.1-16.5 70 13.3 9.1-19.0
No 862 194 21.0 17.2-25.3 288 33.1 28.4-38.2 226 25.6 21.3-30.5 57 7.8 5.1-11.6 97 12.5 9.1-16.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 29 16.4 9.6-26.5 50 40.2 29.3-52.1 40 27.1 18.1-38.5 13 6.9 3.3-13.7 17 9.4 5.4-16.0
Non-Veteran 1,032 232 21.6 18.0-25.7 326 32.1 27.5-37.1 251 22.9 19.1-27.2 87 9.9 7.2-13.5 136 13.6 10.3-17.8

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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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