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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Care Giving

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year 1-5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,456 466 35.3 31.3-39.4 532 36.0 32.1-40.0 458 28.8 25.5-32.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 44 9 22.2 11.0-39.6 21 43.1 28.0-59.6 14 34.7 20.8-51.8
Buncombe 52 16 38.6 23.7-56.0 25 38.6 25.2-54.0 11 22.8 11.7-39.7
Cabarrus 42 18 58.8 36.0-78.3 12 23.6 10.8-44.1 12 17.7 8.1-34.2
Catawba 47 11 17.2 8.8-31.0 22 51.6 35.5-67.4 14 31.1 18.1-48.1
Cumberland 45 13 26.8 13.9-45.4 12 23.2 12.2-39.6 20 50.0 32.5-67.5
Davidson 52 21 34.2 22.0-48.9 15 30.8 18.7-46.3 16 35.0 22.2-50.5
Durham 45 11 21.1 10.4-38.3 16 35.7 21.5-52.9 18 43.2 27.7-60.2
Forsyth 41 12 36.0 20.2-55.7 12 27.0 13.8-46.3 17 36.9 22.4-54.3
Gaston 38 17 38.1 21.9-57.5 11 24.8 12.6-43.2 10 37.0 18.7-60.0
Guilford 36 8 19.8 9.2-37.5 14 40.5 23.7-59.9 14 39.7 23.2-58.9
Iredell 44 13 33.6 19.5-51.3 18 36.5 22.5-53.2 13 29.9 17.3-46.5
Johnston 40 13 39.1 22.4-58.8 15 38.6 22.6-57.5 12 22.3 11.6-38.6
Mecklenburg 70 25 30.4 19.1-44.6 24 41.9 26.3-59.2 21 27.8 16.5-42.7
New Hanover 46 14 27.9 14.7-46.4 21 40.7 25.1-58.5 11 31.4 16.4-51.7
Onslow 50 15 30.0 17.0-47.2 17 40.7 25.2-58.4 18 29.3 17.3-45.1
Orange 33 6 18.8 7.2-40.7 10 37.3 20.6-57.6 17 43.9 26.5-63.1
Pitt 41 14 37.7 19.4-60.3 14 26.3 14.2-43.4 13 36.1 20.0-56.0
Randolph 43 18 49.0 29.9-68.4 15 29.6 16.2-47.7 10 21.4 8.9-43.1
Robeson 40 13 24.1 11.9-42.6 11 33.2 17.1-54.3 16 42.7 24.4-63.3
Rowan 51 19 39.0 24.0-56.3 18 32.5 19.6-48.8 14 28.5 15.5-46.5
Union 36 11 35.1 19.4-55.0 13 37.5 21.7-56.6 12 27.4 14.3-45.9
Wake 57 23 39.3 25.5-55.2 19 34.6 20.9-51.4 15 26.0 15.2-40.8
Wayne 36 11 37.9 21.9-57.2 12 27.5 15.2-44.5 13 34.6 19.6-53.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 405 124 30.5 24.1-37.8 149 40.3 32.8-48.2 132 29.2 23.3-35.9
Piedmont 725 238 36.8 31.2-42.8 256 33.9 28.8-39.5 231 29.3 24.6-34.5
Western NC 326 104 38.1 30.2-46.6 127 36.1 29.4-43.3 95 25.9 20.4-32.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 204 64 35.3 27.0-44.6 85 38.2 30.3-46.8 55 26.5 19.6-34.8
Northwest 367 117 34.3 27.5-41.9 132 35.4 29.2-42.2 118 30.3 24.8-36.4
Charlotte 199 75 38.0 28.3-48.9 65 34.8 25.1-45.9 59 27.2 19.1-37.1
Greensboro 164 43 34.0 20.9-50.1 62 32.0 22.3-43.5 59 34.0 23.5-46.3
Southern Regional 131 38 34.9 21.8-50.7 44 34.2 22.2-48.6 49 30.9 20.8-43.3
Coastal 61 18 29.6 15.0-50.1 25 33.4 19.6-50.6 18 37.0 22.0-55.1
Wake 152 52 36.5 26.3-48.1 53 34.2 24.4-45.5 47 29.3 19.9-41.0
Area L 16 6 33.7 14.2-61.0 6 43.2 18.8-71.5 4 23.0 8.2-50.1
Eastern 162 53 34.1 23.2-47.1 60 45.1 32.3-58.6 49 20.7 13.6-30.3

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*These questions are asked only of caregivers.
(See 2006 NC BRFSS for comparison.)

^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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