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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiver Status-MALES

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
-MALES 4,951 1,011 18.7 17.0-20.6 3,940 81.3 79.4-83.0
RACE
White 3,943 796 19.6 17.6-21.7 3,147 80.4 78.3-82.4
African American 610 146 22.4 17.6-28.1 464 77.6 71.9-82.4
Other Minorities 352 60 9.3 6.2-13.6 292 90.7 86.4-93.8
AGE
18-24 205 40 16.6 10.8-24.7 165 83.4 75.3-89.2
25-34 418 52 8.8 6.1-12.7 366 91.2 87.3-93.9
35-44 724 135 18.4 14.7-22.8 589 81.6 77.2-85.3
45-54 1,039 247 26.5 22.5-31.1 792 73.5 68.9-77.5
55-64 1,090 259 21.7 18.5-25.4 831 78.3 74.6-81.5
65+ 1,452 270 20.0 17.0-23.4 1,182 80.0 76.6-83.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 685 113 14.3 9.9-20.3 572 85.7 79.7-90.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,452 294 20.9 17.4-24.9 1,158 79.1 75.1-82.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,164 276 20.2 16.9-23.9 888 79.8 76.1-83.1
College Graduate 1,640 326 17.8 15.3-20.5 1,314 82.2 79.5-84.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 426 86 18.6 13.0-25.9 340 81.4 74.1-87.0
$15,000- 24,999 723 148 17.6 13.9-22.0 575 82.4 78.0-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 508 114 23.4 17.0-31.3 394 76.6 68.7-83.0
$35,000- 49,999 646 143 19.6 15.7-24.2 503 80.4 75.8-84.3
$50,000- 74,999 716 162 22.9 18.2-28.4 554 77.1 71.6-81.8
$75,000+ 1,332 245 16.2 13.4-19.3 1,087 83.8 80.7-86.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,641 380 22.7 19.4-26.3 1,261 77.3 73.7-80.6
No 2,994 564 16.9 15.0-19.1 2,430 83.1 80.9-85.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,540 331 21.0 18.1-24.3 1,209 79.0 75.7-81.9
Non-Veteran 3,009 608 18.1 15.9-20.4 2,401 81.9 79.6-84.1

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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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