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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-FEMALES

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 808 56 6.8 4.8- 9.7 117 17.6 13.2-23.0 236 26.8 22.7-31.4 111 13.4 10.4-17.0 288 35.4 30.4-40.8
African American 159 15 10.8 5.9-18.9 25 14.8 9.1-23.3 34 20.9 12.8-32.1 15 15.2 7.2-29.4 70 38.3 27.3-50.7
Other Minorities 45 4 7.0 1.5-27.7 7 8.3 3.5-18.5 11 21.2 9.8-40.0 8 30.0 12.8-55.6 15 33.5 17.4-54.5
AGE
18-24 11 1 5.5 0.7-31.9 1 7.7 1.0-40.4 1 6.1 0.8-34.6 3 41.8 13.7-76.5 5 38.9 13.5-72.2
25-34 89 9 8.4 3.9-17.5 18 24.1 12.9-40.7 14 20.6 11.1-35.0 11 10.4 5.1-20.1 37 36.4 24.3-50.6
35-44 152 17 10.6 6.0-18.0 24 18.9 10.0-32.8 38 20.6 13.5-30.1 29 21.7 13.8-32.4 44 28.3 19.1-39.8
45-54 256 21 7.3 3.8-13.7 37 13.9 9.1-20.7 79 28.3 21.6-36.2 43 15.1 10.0-22.0 76 35.4 26.4-45.6
55-64 243 18 7.4 4.2-12.9 30 11.2 7.1-17.1 79 33.7 26.1-42.2 28 9.8 6.0-15.8 88 37.9 30.1-46.4
65+ 259 9 3.2 1.5- 6.5 38 17.8 11.3-26.9 71 29.5 22.5-37.6 20 7.6 4.5-12.6 121 41.8 33.9-50.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 3 4.7 1.0-19.8 11 15.1 6.9-29.9 20 26.5 12.6-47.4 10 25.4 9.5-52.6 30 28.2 15.6-45.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 285 24 7.5 4.3-12.8 41 17.6 10.5-27.9 78 22.2 16.4-29.5 37 13.2 8.7-19.6 105 39.4 30.7-48.9
Some Post-H.S. 315 25 10.1 6.1-16.3 44 13.4 7.6-22.7 87 23.7 18.2-30.3 41 13.6 8.7-20.6 118 39.2 30.9-48.1
College Graduate 344 23 5.5 3.3- 9.1 53 19.0 13.4-26.3 97 29.6 23.0-37.1 47 14.5 10.0-20.6 124 31.4 24.7-38.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 10 14.2 6.3-29.2 7 5.1 2.2-11.5 17 12.5 6.1-23.9 15 14.1 6.0-29.6 27 54.0 35.8-71.2
$15,000- 24,999 177 16 7.8 3.9-14.9 23 11.8 6.9-19.5 44 25.2 16.3-36.7 24 19.8 10.7-33.5 70 35.5 25.8-46.5
$25,000- 34,999 114 8 5.5 2.5-11.5 23 20.9 13.0-32.0 36 33.5 22.8-46.3 8 10.6 3.3-28.9 39 29.5 18.7-43.2
$35,000- 49,999 183 10 9.6 4.5-19.5 30 19.7 10.3-34.2 47 24.7 16.6-35.1 24 10.8 6.1-18.3 72 35.3 25.6-46.4
$50,000- 74,999 150 7 3.0 1.2- 7.4 24 22.6 12.0-38.3 47 28.9 19.2-41.0 24 16.4 9.7-26.6 48 29.1 19.0-41.8
$75,000+ 198 16 8.5 4.7-14.9 21 14.1 8.2-23.2 60 26.6 19.9-34.7 27 16.2 10.2-24.7 74 34.6 25.9-44.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 354 32 9.9 6.0-15.8 44 10.4 7.1-14.9 103 26.2 20.5-32.9 68 25.5 18.5-34.0 107 28.0 21.6-35.3
No 662 43 6.4 4.4- 9.3 105 19.3 14.4-25.3 177 25.1 20.6-30.2 67 9.9 7.1-13.7 270 39.3 33.6-45.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 5 23.7 7.4-54.7 7 14.6 5.8-32.1 6 12.7 4.0-34.0 8 48.6 22.1-75.9
Non-Veteran 847 65 6.9 5.1- 9.4 120 16.7 12.5-21.9 235 26.6 22.5-31.2 111 15.2 11.7-19.5 316 34.6 29.8-39.7

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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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