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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-FEMALES

What has a doctor said is the major health problem, long-term illness,
or disability that the person you care for has?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Health Condition/Disease Learning/Cognition Disabilities/Mental Health Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,377 699 47.0 42.8-51.2 131 8.8 6.9-11.3 148 11.9 9.6-14.7 399 32.3 28.2-36.7
-FEMALES 977 509 48.5 43.6-53.4 95 9.4 7.1-12.4 108 13.4 10.4-17.0 265 28.7 24.3-33.7
RACE
White 776 411 47.6 42.1-53.1 80 10.8 7.9-14.5 81 12.6 9.4-16.6 204 29.0 24.0-34.7
African American 151 67 48.4 36.3-60.7 14 5.3 2.7-10.1 21 16.9 9.9-27.4 49 29.3 19.3-41.9
Other Minorities 44 28 65.5 42.2-83.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 6 16.4 4.4-45.6 9 17.2 6.8-37.2
AGE
18-24 10 4 35.2 11.3-69.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.7 4.5-55.8 4 45.1 14.9-79.4
25-34 80 43 53.3 38.0-68.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 8 7.7 3.5-16.0 28 38.4 24.2-54.9
35-44 146 68 47.1 35.3-59.2 8 6.7 2.6-15.8 28 23.1 14.6-34.4 42 23.2 15.9-32.5
45-54 241 122 42.0 33.4-51.2 25 11.8 7.0-19.3 25 12.7 7.5-20.6 69 33.5 24.5-43.9
55-64 238 122 52.6 44.1-61.0 35 14.4 9.6-21.1 22 11.6 7.0-18.6 59 21.4 15.8-28.5
65+ 255 146 54.5 45.9-62.9 25 14.7 8.4-24.5 23 8.5 5.3-13.4 61 22.3 16.6-29.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 41 43.5 26.5-62.2 9 14.0 5.1-33.1 8 6.1 2.6-13.6 16 36.4 18.1-59.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 266 149 59.7 50.6-68.1 25 9.8 5.8-15.9 29 11.2 6.7-18.1 63 19.3 14.1-26.0
Some Post-H.S. 296 153 42.5 34.0-51.4 29 8.3 5.0-13.6 31 16.9 11.0-25.1 83 32.3 23.7-42.3
College Graduate 341 166 46.6 39.0-54.3 32 9.2 5.5-15.0 40 13.3 8.9-19.4 103 30.9 23.9-39.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 33 49.7 30.4-69.1 14 9.6 5.0-17.7 6 15.1 5.3-36.4 18 25.6 13.5-43.1
$15,000- 24,999 173 100 57.9 45.7-69.1 18 8.7 4.7-15.5 15 7.1 3.7-13.4 40 26.3 16.1-40.0
$25,000- 34,999 111 64 57.2 44.0-69.5 6 5.2 2.0-12.6 14 15.4 7.2-30.2 27 22.1 14.4-32.5
$35,000- 49,999 173 86 49.6 37.9-61.4 17 13.4 7.1-23.8 23 15.8 9.2-26.0 47 21.2 14.5-29.9
$50,000- 74,999 146 78 47.3 34.7-60.3 13 10.1 4.4-21.8 15 12.5 6.8-21.6 40 30.1 18.1-45.5
$75,000+ 191 95 43.8 34.7-53.3 16 7.7 4.2-13.7 19 13.1 7.6-21.8 61 35.4 26.3-45.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 337 173 46.7 39.0-54.5 38 9.6 6.3-14.2 41 15.4 10.2-22.6 85 28.3 21.3-36.7
No 638 335 49.3 43.2-55.4 56 9.3 6.4-13.3 67 12.5 9.2-16.9 180 28.9 23.5-35.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 13 56.5 27.6-81.5 5 12.2 4.2-30.6 1 2.8 0.4-18.3 7 28.5 9.4-60.4
Non-Veteran 814 415 46.2 40.9-51.5 79 9.3 6.8-12.6 92 14.0 10.7-18.1 228 30.5 25.4-36.1

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*These questions are asked only of caregivers.
(See 2009 questionnaire for list of conditions pertaining to the problem headings.)

^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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