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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-MALES

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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
-MALES 394 62 14.1 9.8-19.9 143 36.7 29.2-44.9 117 28.0 21.6-35.5 27 8.5 4.9-14.4 45 12.7 8.2-19.1
RACE
White 312 46 11.7 7.4-18.0 115 40.3 32.2-49.1 96 27.7 21.0-35.6 18 5.6 3.1- 9.9 37 14.6 9.0-22.9
African American 59 10 16.7 7.0-34.7 19 28.6 11.4-55.5 17 31.0 14.5-54.4 6 14.6 4.4-38.7 7 9.1 3.6-21.5
Other Minorities 21 6 34.4 13.5-63.7 7 18.4 7.2-39.5 4 22.7 7.4-51.7 3 22.9 5.7-59.6 1 1.6 0.2-11.4
AGE
18-24 13 2 23.5 5.6-61.5 5 29.7 8.7-65.0 3 36.7 10.8-73.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.7 2 9.2 2.0-33.8
25-34 21 2 7.4 1.6-28.1 9 32.9 13.0-61.6 4 18.0 6.2-42.0 3 29.2 9.1-63.0 3 12.5 3.7-34.4
35-44 54 7 9.8 4.1-21.3 23 35.9 20.3-55.3 12 33.5 17.7-54.2 5 5.2 2.0-12.7 7 15.6 5.3-38.0
45-54 107 21 18.1 9.9-30.7 35 40.6 26.2-56.9 32 22.5 14.1-34.0 9 9.9 4.7-19.6 10 8.9 3.4-21.5
55-64 91 14 12.3 6.6-21.6 29 28.6 17.4-43.1 34 34.4 22.8-48.3 3 4.6 1.1-16.9 11 20.1 8.4-41.0
65+ 106 16 12.1 6.9-20.4 41 46.7 34.7-59.1 31 26.0 16.9-37.8 6 4.4 1.8-10.5 12 10.8 5.9-19.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 35 4 6.5 1.8-21.4 14 39.8 20.5-63.0 10 20.9 9.3-40.6 2 4.0 0.9-15.7 5 28.8 9.2-61.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 123 23 18.0 9.6-31.0 44 33.4 20.1-49.9 37 31.6 19.2-47.5 6 6.1 2.1-16.3 13 11.0 4.6-23.8
Some Post-H.S. 113 14 11.2 5.9-20.2 39 34.5 22.4-49.0 33 23.1 14.4-34.8 9 13.8 5.4-31.2 18 17.5 8.8-31.9
College Graduate 123 21 13.7 7.2-24.5 46 42.5 30.4-55.5 37 29.6 19.8-41.8 10 7.7 3.4-16.3 9 6.5 3.0-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 3 5.5 1.6-17.3 14 36.7 17.8-60.8 10 28.7 13.1-51.9 1 1.8 0.2-12.1 7 27.4 12.0-50.9
$15,000- 24,999 47 10 39.4 19.6-63.6 10 12.3 5.7-24.6 17 28.3 15.0-46.8 1 2.1 0.3-14.0 9 17.9 8.2-34.6
$25,000- 34,999 53 13 15.7 7.4-30.3 15 43.6 20.7-69.5 13 16.6 7.3-33.5 6 9.6 3.5-23.8 6 14.6 3.5-44.3
$35,000- 49,999 57 6 5.4 2.1-12.9 24 37.0 22.4-54.5 18 36.2 21.0-54.6 2 3.9 0.8-16.7 7 17.6 5.5-43.9
$50,000- 74,999 65 8 11.7 4.2-29.0 27 32.2 18.7-49.5 19 30.5 14.6-53.1 7 21.9 8.5-45.7 4 3.6 1.1-11.2
$75,000+ 92 18 13.4 6.9-24.4 37 46.4 31.5-62.0 19 22.0 11.7-37.4 9 8.8 3.7-19.8 9 9.3 4.3-18.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 151 24 13.3 7.4-22.8 53 41.6 28.4-56.2 39 24.3 15.0-36.8 13 7.6 3.9-14.3 22 13.1 7.1-23.0
No 238 36 12.4 7.9-18.9 89 34.7 26.4-44.0 77 31.1 22.8-40.9 13 9.0 4.1-18.7 23 12.8 7.0-22.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 23 17.0 9.4-28.9 40 34.5 23.8-47.0 38 32.3 21.8-45.0 9 7.1 3.1-15.5 14 9.0 4.8-16.2
Non-Veteran 221 30 12.4 7.3-20.4 87 41.0 30.5-52.4 64 23.7 16.0-33.5 16 10.2 5.1-19.5 24 12.7 7.0-22.0

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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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