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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-FEMALES

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

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 832 359 46.3 41.0-51.7 130 13.8 10.8-17.4 113 14.4 11.3-18.2 123 15.4 12.0-19.7 107 10.1 7.8-13.0
African American 169 71 45.1 33.6-57.2 18 9.2 5.1-16.0 24 15.3 9.1-24.5 34 21.6 13.5-32.7 22 8.8 5.0-14.9
Other Minorities 49 16 19.9 10.5-34.5 6 8.6 2.5-25.6 7 17.1 7.1-35.8 11 30.5 14.6-52.9 9 23.9 9.8-47.4
AGE
18-24 12 7 73.2 43.1-90.7 2 6.6 1.2-29.8 2 11.5 2.6-38.8 1 8.7 1.2-43.3 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 89 43 53.4 39.4-66.8 14 17.2 9.1-30.0 16 15.2 8.6-25.5 9 8.9 4.2-17.8 7 5.4 2.1-13.1
35-44 155 70 49.0 37.6-60.4 21 9.0 5.2-15.0 25 15.2 9.0-24.6 24 14.9 8.5-24.7 15 11.9 6.5-20.8
45-54 266 114 40.6 32.1-49.8 45 16.6 11.3-23.7 31 13.1 8.2-20.1 46 20.8 13.7-30.2 30 9.0 5.5-14.3
55-64 254 107 39.8 32.2-47.9 43 15.0 10.4-21.1 38 16.9 11.3-24.4 33 16.4 10.7-24.5 33 11.9 7.7-17.9
65+ 272 105 35.5 28.4-43.2 29 7.6 4.9-11.7 32 14.7 9.5-22.0 54 24.8 17.5-34.0 52 17.4 12.7-23.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 84 27 42.6 24.9-62.5 8 11.0 3.9-27.5 5 5.2 1.7-15.0 20 23.2 12.2-39.7 24 18.0 10.3-29.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 295 111 42.1 32.9-51.8 50 15.6 10.7-22.2 48 15.4 10.7-21.7 41 14.7 9.8-21.5 45 12.2 7.8-18.4
Some Post-H.S. 322 130 41.4 33.1-50.2 54 15.5 10.5-22.2 50 17.4 12.1-24.5 53 16.5 10.8-24.4 35 9.1 6.0-13.8
College Graduate 355 181 50.3 42.8-57.9 44 9.6 6.5-13.9 42 13.5 9.2-19.3 54 18.0 12.6-25.1 34 8.6 5.5-13.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 26 38.9 21.8-59.3 14 10.9 5.1-21.6 9 13.7 5.6-30.1 19 25.7 13.9-42.6 14 10.8 5.6-19.8
$15,000- 24,999 187 64 40.4 29.3-52.5 24 13.8 8.1-22.7 34 14.6 9.4-22.0 39 19.6 12.5-29.4 26 11.5 6.5-19.5
$25,000- 34,999 119 49 47.4 34.8-60.3 20 14.8 8.6-24.3 16 10.1 5.7-17.4 23 22.8 14.2-34.5 11 4.9 2.4- 9.7
$35,000- 49,999 187 88 40.0 29.4-51.7 23 12.6 6.4-23.3 22 14.7 8.4-24.5 34 19.9 12.3-30.7 20 12.7 7.0-21.9
$50,000- 74,999 152 73 54.2 41.8-66.1 36 18.3 11.9-27.1 19 15.8 9.1-26.0 11 6.2 2.5-14.4 13 5.5 2.8-10.6
$75,000+ 202 95 49.3 39.9-58.7 30 13.0 8.1-20.2 25 12.8 7.9-20.0 23 13.3 8.1-21.2 29 11.6 7.3-18.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 372 140 34.9 27.9-42.6 54 15.5 10.9-21.7 52 17.1 12.1-23.7 66 19.6 14.3-26.4 60 12.8 9.1-17.6
No 682 308 49.0 43.2-54.9 101 12.1 9.2-15.8 93 13.6 10.4-17.5 102 16.0 12.0-20.8 78 9.4 6.9-12.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 28 11 29.0 12.1-54.8 6 31.7 10.1-65.6 3 12.6 2.5-45.0 5 21.2 5.8-54.2 3 5.6 1.5-18.3
Non-Veteran 879 373 44.7 39.5-49.9 127 12.0 9.5-15.1 129 15.3 12.2-18.9 139 17.8 14.1-22.2 111 10.3 8.0-13.2

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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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