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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving

In an average week, how many hours do you provide care for this person?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 10 hours 10 to 20 hours 20 to 40 hours 40 or more hours Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,493 661 48.4 44.4-52.5 218 13.1 10.8-15.7 208 14.5 12.1-17.4 217 14.0 11.6-16.8 189 10.0 8.1-12.3
GENDER
Male 437 212 54.5 47.2-61.7 62 12.9 9.1-18.0 63 14.3 10.2-19.9 49 8.9 6.0-12.9 51 9.3 6.1-14.1
Female 1,056 449 44.8 40.1-49.5 156 13.2 10.6-16.2 145 14.6 11.9-18.0 168 17.1 13.8-20.9 138 10.4 8.3-13.0
RACE
White 1,177 527 48.6 44.1-53.1 178 14.0 11.3-17.1 157 14.0 11.3-17.3 164 13.2 10.6-16.3 151 10.2 8.0-12.9
African American 234 105 53.8 43.1-64.2 28 9.2 5.7-14.6 36 14.8 9.6-21.9 39 15.8 9.9-24.4 26 6.4 3.8-10.4
Asian 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 36.9 6.1-84.1 2 27.4 5.6-70.5 1 13.6 1.7-59.5 1 22.1 2.9-72.9
Native American 33 10 23.6 9.9-46.5 6 11.2 2.8-35.6 5 24.0 6.5-58.9 5 19.3 4.9-52.8 7 21.8 8.3-46.3
Other Minorities 36 14 34.2 16.9-57.2 3 6.6 1.9-20.6 7 19.5 8.8-37.8 8 20.9 9.2-40.6 4 18.8 6.4-43.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 14 37.5 20.1-59.0 4 8.9 3.1-23.0 7 20.8 9.4-39.8 4 17.0 5.7-41.0 4 15.8 4.6-41.9
-English Speaking 28 12 42.6 22.6-65.3 4 10.9 3.8-27.5 7 25.4 11.6-46.9 3 18.9 5.8-46.6 2 2.2 0.5- 9.5
-Spanish Speaking 5 2 15.1 2.6-54.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.7 0.9-48.8 2 76.2 34.0-95.2
Non-Hispanic 1,456 644 48.7 44.6-52.9 214 13.2 10.9-15.9 200 14.3 11.8-17.2 213 13.9 11.5-16.7 185 9.8 7.9-12.1
AGE
18-24 28 15 56.7 34.2-76.7 4 12.2 3.3-36.6 5 13.5 5.1-31.2 3 8.8 2.7-25.2 1 8.8 1.3-42.1
25-34 111 52 54.6 42.2-66.4 17 15.0 8.5-25.1 19 13.7 8.2-22.1 13 10.1 5.4-18.1 10 6.7 3.2-13.5
35-44 212 98 52.0 42.2-61.6 31 9.7 6.3-14.8 36 17.6 11.2-26.6 29 11.4 6.9-18.3 18 9.3 5.3-15.7
45-54 385 170 46.9 39.1-54.8 69 16.3 11.9-21.9 46 13.4 9.1-19.1 61 16.4 11.3-23.1 39 7.1 4.7-10.7
55-64 354 159 45.5 38.2-52.9 55 14.9 10.6-20.7 51 15.4 10.9-21.3 43 13.6 9.3-19.6 46 10.6 7.4-15.0
65-74 268 112 42.7 35.1-50.8 30 8.6 5.5-13.1 35 15.2 10.1-22.3 48 17.5 12.2-24.5 43 16.0 10.8-23.0
75+ 125 50 36.5 26.6-47.7 10 5.2 2.6-10.1 15 9.6 5.2-17.2 19 21.8 11.8-36.7 31 26.9 17.5-39.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 41 39.6 25.8-55.2 13 11.6 5.5-23.0 11 13.0 5.1-29.6 23 16.4 9.0-28.0 32 19.4 11.9-30.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 430 175 47.5 39.3-55.9 68 13.6 9.5-19.2 69 15.9 11.3-22.1 56 10.6 7.4-14.9 62 12.3 8.0-18.3
Some Post-H.S. 448 192 46.2 38.9-53.6 73 14.9 10.9-20.2 72 16.6 12.4-22.0 67 15.0 10.6-20.9 44 7.2 4.9-10.4
College Graduate 495 253 53.3 46.9-59.6 64 11.1 7.9-15.4 56 11.6 8.3-15.9 71 15.6 11.3-21.1 51 8.5 5.9-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 41 42.5 28.8-57.4 18 11.5 5.8-21.4 17 15.1 8.1-26.4 26 21.2 12.7-33.2 19 9.7 5.6-16.5
$15,000- 24,999 240 84 38.0 28.8-48.2 32 17.1 10.3-27.1 44 16.2 10.9-23.5 45 17.7 11.7-25.7 35 10.9 6.8-17.2
$25,000- 34,999 178 73 44.4 31.0-58.6 30 15.8 9.3-25.7 27 16.5 8.5-29.6 27 13.8 8.4-22.0 21 9.5 5.0-17.3
$35,000- 49,999 247 120 43.4 34.2-53.1 31 12.3 7.1-20.4 30 15.8 9.6-25.1 43 18.6 12.2-27.3 23 10.0 5.7-17.0
$50,000-74,999 224 110 57.5 47.3-67.0 49 14.8 10.3-20.9 27 13.8 8.8-21.0 18 8.0 4.0-15.3 20 6.0 3.5-10.1
$75,000+ 308 152 55.4 47.6-62.9 45 13.2 9.0-18.9 37 11.4 7.7-16.7 36 11.0 7.3-16.4 38 9.0 6.0-13.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 543 206 40.6 33.6-48.0 78 13.2 9.7-17.8 83 16.8 12.6-22.1 90 16.6 12.5-21.7 86 12.8 9.0-17.8
No 942 451 52.7 47.8-57.6 138 12.4 9.9-15.4 125 13.5 10.7-17.0 126 12.7 9.9-16.3 102 8.6 6.6-11.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 70 41.7 31.6-52.5 29 21.3 13.3-32.4 22 12.0 7.1-19.8 22 16.2 9.0-27.5 21 8.7 4.6-15.8
Non-Veteran 1,121 498 49.2 44.4-54.0 161 12.2 9.7-15.1 164 14.5 11.8-17.7 165 14.4 11.5-17.7 133 9.8 7.6-12.6

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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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