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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Caregiver Status

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 353 88 26.2 17.8-36.8 265 73.8 63.2-82.2
Buncombe 398 103 24.8 19.9-30.5 295 75.2 69.5-80.1
Cabarrus 350 77 23.8 17.2-32.0 273 76.2 68.0-82.8
Catawba 366 89 23.4 18.6-29.1 277 76.6 70.9-81.4
Cumberland 382 102 25.8 20.7-31.7 280 74.2 68.3-79.3
Davidson 411 104 24.7 19.8-30.3 307 75.3 69.7-80.2
Durham 415 97 20.0 15.5-25.4 318 80.0 74.6-84.5
Forsyth 382 95 24.9 19.6-31.1 287 75.1 68.9-80.4
Gaston 349 79 24.1 18.4-31.0 270 75.9 69.0-81.6
Guilford 425 92 19.0 14.7-24.2 333 81.0 75.8-85.3
Iredell 435 95 21.7 17.1-27.2 340 78.3 72.8-82.9
Johnston 369 98 27.4 21.4-34.3 271 72.6 65.7-78.6
Mecklenburg 613 130 21.9 17.4-27.1 483 78.1 72.9-82.6
New Hanover 411 92 20.7 16.0-26.3 319 79.3 73.7-84.0
Onslow 386 90 21.1 16.7-26.2 296 78.9 73.8-83.3
Orange 368 85 21.3 16.9-26.4 283 78.7 73.6-83.1
Pitt 368 90 25.3 19.6-31.9 278 74.7 68.1-80.4
Randolph 357 85 23.1 17.8-29.4 272 76.9 70.6-82.2
Robeson 373 94 24.0 18.8-30.0 279 76.0 70.0-81.2
Rowan 431 102 29.1 23.2-35.8 329 70.9 64.2-76.8
Union 366 92 24.3 19.0-30.5 274 75.7 69.5-81.0
Wake 598 131 17.9 14.5-22.0 467 82.1 78.0-85.5
Wayne 382 103 25.0 19.4-31.6 279 75.0 68.4-80.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,642 896 21.8 19.6-24.2 2,746 78.2 75.8-80.4
Piedmont 6,745 1,556 22.0 20.5-23.7 5,189 78.0 76.3-79.5
Western NC 2,812 688 25.9 23.1-29.0 2,124 74.1 71.0-76.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,915 466 24.6 22.1-27.2 1,449 75.4 72.8-77.9
Northwest 3,002 731 25.6 22.9-28.5 2,271 74.4 71.5-77.1
Charlotte 1,798 404 22.3 19.3-25.5 1,394 77.7 74.5-80.7
Greensboro 1,642 372 21.0 17.7-24.7 1,270 79.0 75.3-82.3
Southern Regional 1,187 300 24.2 20.5-28.3 887 75.8 71.7-79.5
Coastal 572 123 16.2 12.2-21.2 449 83.8 78.8-87.8
Wake 1,504 355 20.8 18.0-23.9 1,149 79.2 76.1-82.0
Area L 140 28 16.6 10.5-25.2 112 83.4 74.8-89.5
Eastern 1,439 361 24.2 20.2-28.7 1,078 75.8 71.3-79.8

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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