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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
Finacial burden Time for self/family Creates stress Other difficulites No difficulty
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,442 120 8.4 6.6-10.7 184 13.8 11.0-17.1 355 20.9 18.1-23.9 208 17.3 14.0-21.1 575 39.7 35.7-43.8
GENDER
Male 424 45 10.1 6.7-14.8 35 9.2 5.7-14.5 73 13.2 9.7-17.8 73 21.6 15.1-29.9 198 45.9 38.6-53.5
Female 1,018 75 7.5 5.5-10.0 149 16.6 12.9-21.0 282 25.5 21.9-29.5 135 14.6 11.5-18.4 377 35.8 31.3-40.6
RACE
White 1,142 90 7.9 6.0-10.5 146 15.1 11.7-19.2 293 21.6 18.6-25.0 167 14.5 11.7-17.8 446 40.9 36.5-45.5
African American 225 22 8.9 5.3-14.4 28 11.0 6.7-17.5 43 16.6 10.7-24.9 29 27.5 16.7-41.7 103 36.0 26.5-46.8
Asian 5 2 50.5 13.0-87.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 27.4 5.6-70.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 22.1 2.9-72.9
Native American 29 3 10.4 1.9-41.8 4 5.3 1.6-16.5 8 23.1 8.5-49.3 7 30.3 10.4-62.0 7 30.9 9.6-65.3
Other Minorities 32 3 16.5 3.7-50.2 6 8.3 3.3-19.3 6 18.7 6.9-41.9 4 15.8 4.7-41.7 13 40.6 21.7-62.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 2 5.8 1.4-20.9 4 10.2 3.1-29.1 7 23.7 10.4-45.3 6 23.6 9.5-47.6 14 36.7 19.5-58.2
-English Speaking 28 2 7.0 1.7-24.9 2 9.2 2.0-33.9 7 29.0 13.0-52.7 4 16.3 5.3-40.1 13 38.5 19.8-61.4
-Spanish Speaking 5 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.9 2.5-54.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 56.4 12.9-91.9 1 28.7 3.6-81.4
Non-Hispanic 1,404 118 8.6 6.7-10.9 180 14.0 11.1-17.4 347 20.6 17.8-23.6 202 17.1 13.8-21.1 557 39.8 35.7-44.0
AGE
18-24 24 2 5.5 1.3-20.7 3 8.7 2.4-27.3 2 4.6 1.1-17.6 4 30.3 11.1-60.2 13 50.9 27.5-73.9
25-34 110 13 11.7 6.0-21.4 21 20.3 11.2-33.9 15 16.3 8.9-28.0 15 11.6 6.5-20.1 46 40.1 28.2-53.3
35-44 208 21 9.3 5.6-14.9 28 15.8 8.7-26.9 45 18.3 12.3-26.3 39 20.7 13.7-29.9 75 36.0 27.1-46.0
45-54 373 39 9.4 5.8-14.7 50 13.1 9.1-18.6 99 22.4 17.4-28.2 65 20.8 14.0-29.8 120 34.4 27.2-42.4
55-64 342 26 7.5 4.7-11.7 39 10.1 6.9-14.6 101 28.6 22.6-35.5 47 13.8 9.3-19.8 129 40.1 32.7-47.9
65-74 260 14 4.9 2.5- 9.1 30 10.1 6.6-15.3 72 28.3 21.7-36.1 29 12.8 8.2-19.4 115 43.9 35.9-52.2
75+ 115 5 5.3 1.9-13.9 12 16.3 7.0-33.4 21 15.4 9.3-24.4 8 5.0 2.4-10.0 69 58.0 45.0-70.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 6 5.1 1.8-14.0 13 11.2 5.6-21.3 25 19.9 10.5-34.7 16 27.8 14.1-47.4 50 36.0 24.0-50.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 413 36 7.4 4.5-12.0 50 14.1 8.9-21.8 93 16.4 12.1-21.7 64 20.6 13.3-30.4 170 41.5 33.7-49.7
Some Post-H.S. 435 40 12.4 8.4-18.0 52 10.6 6.4-17.1 107 20.4 16.0-25.7 59 13.5 9.5-18.8 177 43.1 35.8-50.6
College Graduate 484 38 6.3 4.3- 9.2 69 16.9 12.4-22.6 130 25.6 20.5-31.5 69 15.6 11.4-21.0 178 35.5 29.4-42.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 17 13.2 7.1-23.2 12 6.5 3.2-12.8 22 12.4 6.9-21.2 24 20.4 11.5-33.4 41 47.6 33.7-62.0
$15,000- 24,999 224 22 9.7 5.5-16.3 23 8.8 5.1-14.6 53 21.6 14.6-30.8 30 19.0 11.4-30.0 96 41.0 31.9-50.7
$25,000- 34,999 170 19 10.9 6.1-18.7 30 21.2 11.7-35.2 43 20.5 13.3-30.1 18 20.2 8.2-41.9 60 27.3 18.3-38.7
$35,000- 49,999 243 17 10.0 5.5-17.5 37 18.2 10.6-29.5 57 21.2 14.8-29.5 37 16.2 10.2-24.8 95 34.4 26.3-43.5
$50,000-74,999 221 14 8.2 3.7-17.1 28 14.7 7.9-25.6 56 22.1 15.2-30.9 35 19.5 11.5-30.9 88 35.6 26.3-46.2
$75,000+ 300 21 6.6 4.0-10.8 28 11.2 7.0-17.6 87 24.4 18.8-30.9 45 15.9 11.0-22.4 119 41.9 34.0-50.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 515 48 10.2 6.8-15.1 57 9.4 6.5-13.5 134 20.5 16.3-25.5 104 27.1 20.2-35.4 172 32.7 26.4-39.8
No 920 71 7.6 5.6-10.1 127 16.0 12.3-20.6 219 21.1 17.6-25.0 102 12.3 9.2-16.2 401 43.1 38.1-48.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 155 15 10.3 5.7-18.0 13 8.6 4.1-17.3 31 17.4 10.5-27.5 30 20.6 12.6-31.8 66 43.0 32.4-54.4
Non-Veteran 1,084 87 7.4 5.5- 9.9 142 15.1 11.6-19.3 275 21.5 18.3-25.1 154 17.1 13.3-21.8 426 38.9 34.2-43.7

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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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