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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Care Giving

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 38 12 29.9 16.4-48.0 9 22.0 11.2-38.8 8 23.5 11.2-42.6 3 10.6 3.0-30.8 6 14.1 5.8-30.6
Buncombe 48 12 21.0 10.4-37.8 13 30.0 17.4-46.5 10 24.4 12.3-42.6 6 10.8 4.6-23.3 7 13.9 5.8-29.8
Cabarrus 40 10 25.5 11.6-47.1 13 41.2 18.2-68.9 12 27.5 10.4-55.5 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.7 1.9-15.8
Catawba 44 9 18.5 8.4-35.7 14 33.5 19.7-50.8 12 29.4 16.6-46.7 4 11.6 3.9-29.7 5 7.0 2.7-16.9
Cumberland 42 9 22.2 10.8-40.1 14 26.8 14.1-44.9 12 36.2 19.9-56.4 1 3.0 0.4-18.5 6 11.9 4.9-26.2
Davidson 46 13 26.7 15.1-42.9 16 36.6 22.2-54.0 9 17.6 8.6-32.4 2 4.1 0.9-17.4 6 14.9 6.6-30.5
Durham 42 12 28.2 15.1-46.5 9 20.7 10.3-37.4 11 25.8 13.5-43.7 3 7.9 2.4-23.0 7 17.4 7.3-36.0
Forsyth 40 9 26.4 12.7-46.9 12 27.7 14.8-46.0 8 18.6 9.1-34.3 5 17.1 6.4-38.4 6 10.2 4.3-22.1
Gaston 36 4 22.2 6.5-54.0 12 30.0 15.8-49.6 8 19.1 9.0-36.1 5 10.3 4.0-24.0 7 18.3 8.4-35.4
Guilford 31 7 25.3 10.5-49.4 8 24.8 11.9-44.6 8 18.7 8.8-35.5 4 13.5 4.6-33.6 4 17.6 6.2-40.8
Iredell 43 9 14.9 7.5-27.5 13 24.7 13.5-40.7 11 25.7 14.1-42.3 3 9.7 2.7-29.3 7 25.0 12.4-44.0
Johnston 36 4 14.0 4.5-36.2 15 36.5 20.8-55.7 11 33.4 17.6-54.0 4 6.8 2.4-17.8 2 9.3 2.0-34.1
Mecklenburg 65 13 21.4 10.4-39.0 23 31.2 19.4-46.0 16 29.2 14.8-49.5 6 10.6 4.4-23.7 7 7.6 3.4-16.1
New Hanover 44 12 31.8 16.6-52.3 11 18.8 8.8-35.9 10 21.0 10.6-37.4 6 17.1 7.2-35.6 5 11.2 3.5-30.3
Onslow 47 7 10.1 4.6-20.9 20 50.0 33.2-66.8 14 25.1 13.3-42.2 4 6.1 2.1-16.6 2 8.7 1.5-37.3
Orange 30 5 13.0 4.8-30.7 9 29.8 14.8-51.1 7 26.1 11.7-48.4 4 19.6 7.3-43.1 5 11.5 4.4-26.7
Pitt 40 10 22.3 11.1-39.8 10 37.8 19.0-61.2 14 26.7 14.1-44.5 3 7.4 2.3-21.8 3 5.8 1.7-18.2
Randolph 42 9 24.0 8.7-51.1 14 44.4 25.5-65.1 11 20.9 10.1-38.3 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 7 9.6 4.2-20.7
Robeson 38 6 16.9 6.7-36.7 18 46.7 28.7-65.6 5 19.7 7.0-44.2 3 5.5 1.5-17.7 6 11.3 4.7-24.9
Rowan 49 7 19.3 8.0-39.5 24 54.1 37.1-70.1 6 8.5 3.6-18.8 7 12.1 5.3-25.4 5 6.0 2.3-14.8
Union 31 6 21.8 9.2-43.5 11 34.1 18.5-54.1 9 21.5 10.3-39.4 1 2.5 0.3-16.2 4 20.1 7.3-44.5
Wake 56 13 14.9 8.1-26.1 19 44.5 29.4-60.7 11 17.8 9.5-30.8 7 14.4 6.0-30.9 6 8.3 3.5-18.7
Wayne 35 11 27.2 14.4-45.5 9 24.2 12.0-42.9 12 35.0 20.0-53.6 2 11.3 2.8-36.4 1 2.2 0.3-14.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 385 91 28.0 21.5-35.5 121 26.4 20.4-33.4 108 26.7 20.7-33.6 33 9.2 5.3-15.4 32 9.8 5.3-17.5
Piedmont 673 144 18.8 14.9-23.5 222 35.0 29.4-41.1 157 23.1 18.4-28.7 57 9.7 6.7-13.8 93 13.3 9.6-18.2
Western NC 310 71 19.2 14.5-25.0 97 36.5 28.4-45.5 76 21.9 16.7-28.2 23 6.7 4.0-11.1 43 15.6 10.8-22.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 201 44 18.6 13.0-25.8 60 30.4 23.0-39.0 48 22.6 16.2-30.6 17 9.0 4.9-15.9 32 19.5 12.8-28.5
Northwest 338 74 20.3 15.3-26.5 118 37.6 30.4-45.4 78 22.1 17.0-28.1 27 8.9 5.4-14.2 41 11.1 7.9-15.4
Charlotte 184 34 21.1 13.2-32.0 63 31.2 22.4-41.7 48 27.3 17.6-39.7 13 7.4 3.7-14.3 26 12.9 7.3-21.8
Greensboro 149 37 21.7 13.3-33.4 45 39.9 25.8-56.0 33 17.6 10.9-27.2 12 7.6 3.8-14.3 22 13.1 6.9-23.6
Southern Regional 121 26 19.0 11.4-30.0 38 19.4 11.9-30.1 31 33.9 21.1-49.6 9 3.6 1.5- 8.6 17 24.0 11.0-44.7
Coastal 60 17 36.2 20.3-55.9 14 19.7 9.2-37.4 15 22.2 11.5-38.5 8 15.9 7.1-31.9 6 6.0 2.0-17.0
Wake 144 30 14.7 9.5-21.9 48 41.6 30.3-53.8 36 22.4 14.9-32.2 15 13.3 6.3-25.9 15 8.1 4.5-14.3
Area L 16 6 36.8 16.2-63.7 3 11.5 3.4-32.7 4 19.1 6.4-44.6 2 17.4 4.0-51.7 1 15.2 2.3-57.9
Eastern 155 38 26.8 16.6-40.4 51 34.7 23.1-48.5 48 24.1 15.2-36.0 10 7.2 2.4-19.7 8 7.2 2.0-22.7

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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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