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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiver Status-FEMALES

People may provide regular care or assistance to a friend or family member who has a health problem, long-term illness, or disability.
During the past month, did you provide any such care or assistance to a friend or family member?

(Also see North Carolina Added Questions:Care Giving)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,199 3,140 22.5 21.3-23.7 10,059 77.5 76.3-78.7
-FEMALES 8,248 2,129 26.0 24.4-27.6 6,119 74.0 72.4-75.6
RACE
White 6,503 1,676 26.7 24.9-28.5 4,827 73.3 71.5-75.1
African American 1,235 342 26.6 22.7-31.0 893 73.4 69.0-77.3
Other Minorities 469 103 17.8 13.7-23.0 366 82.2 77.0-86.3
AGE
18-24 205 37 16.9 10.7-25.6 168 83.1 74.4-89.3
25-34 800 182 22.1 18.4-26.3 618 77.9 73.7-81.6
35-44 1,252 329 27.7 24.2-31.5 923 72.3 68.5-75.8
45-54 1,511 509 35.1 31.6-38.7 1,002 64.9 61.3-68.4
55-64 1,682 520 31.6 28.5-34.8 1,162 68.4 65.2-71.5
65+ 2,702 530 20.2 18.1-22.5 2,172 79.8 77.5-81.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,039 180 20.5 15.6-26.4 859 79.5 73.6-84.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,473 605 25.0 22.3-28.0 1,868 75.0 72.0-77.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,173 656 29.4 26.2-32.8 1,517 70.6 67.2-73.8
College Graduate 2,550 686 26.0 23.5-28.6 1,864 74.0 71.4-76.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,019 199 22.3 17.2-28.3 820 77.7 71.7-82.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,363 373 29.7 25.3-34.6 990 70.3 65.4-74.7
$25,000- 34,999 850 245 26.2 21.8-31.2 605 73.8 68.8-78.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,056 334 31.6 26.5-37.2 722 68.4 62.8-73.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,088 314 29.3 25.4-33.5 774 70.7 66.5-74.6
$75,000+ 1,455 399 26.8 23.7-30.1 1,056 73.2 69.9-76.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,948 736 28.3 25.4-31.4 2,212 71.7 68.6-74.6
No 4,863 1,303 26.3 24.4-28.4 3,560 73.7 71.6-75.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 47 30.4 21.0-41.7 135 69.6 58.3-79.0
Non-Veteran 7,367 1,917 26.2 24.5-27.9 5,450 73.8 72.1-75.5

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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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