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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-MALES

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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
-MALES 424 45 10.1 6.7-14.8 35 9.2 5.7-14.5 73 13.2 9.7-17.8 73 21.6 15.1-29.9 198 45.9 38.6-53.5
RACE
White 334 34 9.9 6.2-15.3 29 10.6 6.3-17.3 57 12.4 8.9-17.0 56 16.5 11.2-23.6 158 50.7 42.6-58.8
African American 66 7 6.4 2.6-15.0 3 6.0 1.6-20.3 9 11.0 4.4-24.7 14 43.7 24.2-65.4 33 33.0 18.3-52.0
Other Minorities 21 4 27.7 8.4-61.6 3 5.0 1.3-17.8 5 20.0 6.2-48.9 3 7.5 2.1-23.0 6 39.7 17.0-68.0
AGE
18-24 13 1 5.5 0.7-31.8 2 9.4 1.7-38.1 1 3.6 0.5-23.3 1 22.8 3.6-70.1 8 58.7 25.2-85.8
25-34 21 4 20.9 6.7-49.1 3 9.5 2.3-32.1 1 4.3 0.6-25.7 4 15.1 5.0-37.3 9 50.3 24.8-75.7
35-44 56 4 6.9 2.4-18.3 4 10.2 2.3-35.4 7 14.2 5.6-31.6 10 18.9 7.8-39.0 31 49.8 32.2-67.5
45-54 117 18 12.3 6.2-23.0 13 12.0 6.0-22.7 20 13.9 8.0-22.9 22 28.9 15.8-46.8 44 32.9 22.2-45.8
55-64 99 8 7.5 3.3-15.9 9 8.3 3.9-16.9 22 20.2 12.0-31.9 19 20.3 11.3-33.7 41 43.7 29.9-58.6
65+ 116 10 8.1 3.7-16.7 4 2.4 0.9- 6.5 22 15.0 9.2-23.4 17 14.7 8.2-25.0 63 59.8 48.4-70.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 36 3 5.7 1.5-20.1 2 4.7 0.8-23.8 5 9.3 3.0-24.9 6 31.5 12.0-60.8 20 48.7 27.3-70.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 128 12 7.3 3.0-16.9 9 9.9 3.8-23.4 15 9.0 4.4-17.7 27 29.7 16.1-48.2 65 44.1 30.6-58.5
Some Post-H.S. 120 15 16.7 9.0-29.1 8 5.4 2.2-12.6 20 14.2 8.0-24.1 18 13.3 7.5-22.5 59 50.3 37.1-63.5
College Graduate 140 15 7.9 4.4-13.8 16 13.0 6.8-23.4 33 18.1 11.5-27.3 22 17.7 10.0-29.2 54 43.3 32.0-55.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 7 11.4 4.5-25.8 5 8.8 2.8-24.1 5 12.1 4.2-29.8 9 30.5 14.6-53.2 14 37.2 19.6-59.1
$15,000- 24,999 47 6 15.0 5.8-33.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 11.1 5.1-22.7 6 16.7 6.6-36.2 26 57.1 38.5-73.9
$25,000- 34,999 56 11 15.9 7.2-31.4 7 21.4 7.4-48.3 7 8.5 3.0-21.4 10 29.0 9.4-61.6 21 25.3 13.0-43.5
$35,000- 49,999 60 7 11.0 4.6-24.1 7 14.1 5.7-30.8 10 11.6 4.9-25.3 13 31.3 16.0-52.1 23 31.9 18.9-48.6
$50,000- 74,999 71 7 15.7 5.9-35.6 4 3.1 1.0- 9.5 9 12.2 5.5-24.9 11 23.9 9.6-48.1 40 45.1 28.1-63.2
$75,000+ 102 5 3.5 1.4- 8.6 7 6.5 2.6-15.5 27 20.6 12.3-32.5 18 15.5 8.3-27.1 45 53.9 39.8-67.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 161 16 10.6 5.3-20.1 13 8.2 3.8-16.6 31 13.2 8.2-20.4 36 29.2 17.2-45.0 65 38.9 27.3-51.9
No 258 28 9.7 5.9-15.5 22 9.9 5.4-17.6 42 13.5 8.9-19.9 35 16.7 10.3-25.9 131 50.2 41.1-59.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 128 14 12.4 6.9-21.5 8 5.4 2.0-13.6 24 18.0 10.2-29.8 24 22.3 13.1-35.2 58 41.8 30.7-53.8
Non-Veteran 237 22 8.4 4.4-15.4 22 11.5 6.4-19.7 40 10.6 7.1-15.4 43 21.4 13.0-33.2 110 48.1 37.9-58.4

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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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