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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-MALES

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
-MALES 400 190 44.5 36.9-52.2 36 7.9 4.8-12.5 40 9.6 6.2-14.5 134 38.1 30.5-46.4
RACE
White 314 146 46.4 38.0-55.0 29 8.3 4.9-13.7 33 10.8 6.6-17.1 106 34.5 26.9-42.9
African American 59 30 35.1 20.1-53.6 6 7.3 1.8-25.2 4 4.3 1.1-14.6 19 53.4 33.2-72.6
Other Minorities 24 13 47.1 24.1-71.5 1 6.2 0.9-33.4 2 12.0 2.4-42.7 8 34.7 14.5-62.4
AGE
18-24 15 8 41.2 16.6-71.1 2 9.0 2.0-32.2 1 12.8 1.8-53.8 4 37.0 12.7-70.2
25-34 20 11 48.8 23.2-75.0 1 3.2 0.4-20.6 1 5.2 0.7-30.0 7 42.7 18.3-71.3
35-44 52 23 46.5 28.5-65.5 5 5.3 2.0-13.0 8 9.9 4.4-20.7 16 38.3 21.1-59.0
45-54 110 47 36.5 24.7-50.2 10 11.1 4.4-25.2 13 11.9 6.1-22.1 40 40.5 26.6-56.1
55-64 93 50 61.2 46.8-73.9 10 8.2 3.6-17.6 7 4.7 2.1-10.1 26 25.9 15.5-40.2
65+ 108 49 38.7 28.3-50.3 8 6.1 2.9-12.5 10 10.1 5.0-19.2 41 45.1 33.2-57.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 32 18 63.3 39.9-81.8 3 3.9 1.1-12.4 2 8.4 1.8-30.9 9 24.4 10.2-47.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 125 60 34.6 23.0-48.3 9 5.2 2.3-11.1 12 9.7 4.0-21.5 44 50.6 35.9-65.2
Some Post-H.S. 114 57 54.7 40.7-68.0 11 11.8 5.1-24.8 10 7.9 3.5-16.9 36 25.7 15.4-39.6
College Graduate 129 55 42.9 31.2-55.4 13 8.4 3.4-19.2 16 11.3 6.0-20.3 45 37.4 26.5-49.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 20 63.4 42.1-80.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 2 5.0 1.1-19.8 11 30.4 14.7-52.6
$15,000- 24,999 50 24 43.2 25.6-62.6 7 16.4 6.6-35.2 9 29.2 12.7-53.8 10 11.3 5.4-22.2
$25,000- 34,999 56 28 33.8 18.2-54.0 4 4.8 1.6-13.9 6 6.0 2.2-15.4 18 55.3 33.1-75.6
$35,000- 49,999 56 28 51.0 33.4-68.3 5 9.4 3.5-22.7 7 12.6 5.0-28.2 16 27.1 14.9-44.0
$50,000- 74,999 66 33 37.7 22.9-55.2 10 17.8 7.2-37.7 6 7.5 2.6-19.5 17 37.0 19.0-59.5
$75,000+ 94 37 45.9 31.3-61.3 7 2.7 1.1- 6.6 6 5.7 1.9-16.0 44 45.7 31.7-60.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 160 75 42.0 30.0-55.0 14 11.3 5.3-22.6 17 8.0 4.4-14.0 54 38.7 26.1-53.0
No 237 113 46.9 37.5-56.6 22 5.8 3.4- 9.8 22 8.4 5.0-14.0 80 38.8 29.5-49.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 60 40.4 29.7-52.1 7 8.3 2.7-22.9 10 9.1 4.0-19.3 48 42.1 30.7-54.4
Non-Veteran 220 101 42.8 32.7-53.5 26 8.8 4.9-15.1 23 9.5 5.1-16.9 70 39.0 28.4-50.7

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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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