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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-FEMALES

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 773 188 24.7 20.3-29.7 238 30.6 25.8-35.9 177 21.9 17.7-26.7 72 10.3 7.5-14.2 98 12.5 9.0-16.9
African American 154 46 28.4 19.6-39.3 42 28.7 18.7-41.4 38 20.7 13.6-30.3 9 6.2 2.0-17.7 19 15.9 7.5-30.8
Other Minorities 41 10 37.3 18.2-61.4 14 28.8 14.2-49.8 7 19.9 6.7-46.3 5 8.7 2.2-29.1 5 5.3 1.9-13.4
AGE
18-24 12 4 32.2 11.2-64.1 3 16.6 4.2-47.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 24.7 6.8-59.5 2 26.5 5.7-68.1
25-34 86 18 19.6 11.6-31.2 40 47.1 33.3-61.4 12 8.0 4.1-15.0 7 10.2 3.8-24.7 9 15.0 5.7-33.9
35-44 145 28 21.4 13.5-32.1 47 32.4 21.8-45.1 30 22.5 13.9-34.5 18 7.9 4.5-13.5 22 15.8 8.9-26.7
45-54 249 56 24.4 16.7-34.2 80 31.9 24.4-40.4 57 24.4 16.8-34.1 26 10.8 6.4-17.6 30 8.5 5.4-13.3
55-64 234 55 24.9 18.1-33.1 67 23.8 17.8-30.9 67 32.0 24.3-40.9 13 7.2 3.4-14.7 32 12.1 8.1-17.8
65+ 240 81 41.4 32.7-50.7 59 18.3 13.5-24.2 55 23.8 17.2-31.8 19 6.9 4.1-11.2 26 9.7 6.2-14.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 76 29 32.4 18.2-50.7 20 31.0 16.1-51.2 13 16.1 7.7-30.4 5 2.4 0.8- 6.8 9 18.1 4.6-50.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 273 83 30.6 23.0-39.3 81 36.1 26.8-46.7 64 17.6 12.6-24.2 17 7.7 3.6-15.6 28 8.0 5.1-12.2
Some Post-H.S. 299 67 24.7 17.6-33.5 94 26.6 20.0-34.4 73 26.3 19.3-34.8 26 8.5 5.2-13.6 39 13.9 7.8-23.5
College Graduate 326 65 21.4 15.5-28.7 102 30.0 23.7-37.1 74 21.2 15.0-29.0 38 13.1 8.3-20.2 47 14.3 9.5-20.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 21 29.9 16.3-48.1 23 37.3 19.2-59.8 10 8.5 3.9-17.5 9 12.9 5.6-26.8 10 11.4 4.2-27.4
$15,000- 24,999 169 47 29.3 19.8-41.0 55 28.8 19.8-39.9 32 17.2 10.8-26.4 10 7.0 2.3-19.0 25 17.6 9.3-31.0
$25,000- 34,999 112 41 36.0 24.9-48.7 26 21.4 12.7-33.8 27 24.5 14.0-39.1 9 11.2 4.3-26.4 9 6.9 3.2-14.3
$35,000- 49,999 174 40 24.3 15.8-35.5 59 35.2 24.2-48.1 45 22.9 15.5-32.5 11 7.1 2.9-16.3 19 10.5 5.1-20.3
$50,000- 74,999 142 30 22.8 14.3-34.3 43 22.2 14.9-31.8 34 23.6 14.3-36.4 14 12.9 5.9-25.8 21 18.5 8.4-36.2
$75,000+ 188 32 15.7 10.0-23.6 67 38.2 29.3-47.9 43 25.2 16.7-36.2 22 10.5 6.3-17.0 24 10.4 6.4-16.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 348 86 26.4 20.2-33.8 97 26.8 20.7-33.8 75 18.7 13.8-24.9 42 14.6 9.6-21.6 48 13.5 8.3-21.1
No 624 158 25.3 20.4-30.9 199 32.3 26.8-38.4 149 22.9 18.1-28.4 44 7.1 4.6-11.0 74 12.3 8.5-17.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 25 6 13.1 4.4-33.2 10 66.9 41.3-85.3 2 2.8 0.6-12.2 4 5.7 1.6-17.8 3 11.4 3.0-34.8
Non-Veteran 811 202 25.6 21.3-30.5 239 28.2 23.7-33.1 187 22.5 18.4-27.1 71 9.8 6.9-13.6 112 14.0 10.2-18.9

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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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