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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Care Giving

In an average week, how many hours do you provide care for this person?*

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,493 661 48.4 44.4-52.5 218 13.1 10.8-15.7 208 14.5 12.1-17.4 217 14.0 11.6-16.8 189 10.0 8.1-12.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 46 20 46.9 31.4-63.1 10 17.9 9.1-32.1 3 5.4 1.7-16.1 10 23.6 12.3-40.6 3 6.1 2.0-17.5
Buncombe 52 26 50.1 34.4-65.8 4 10.7 3.6-27.7 9 15.8 7.9-29.0 8 12.1 5.2-25.9 5 11.3 3.7-29.7
Cabarrus 43 16 32.6 14.7-57.7 7 12.5 5.0-27.7 7 15.2 6.0-33.6 7 15.3 6.4-32.2 6 24.4 6.4-60.6
Catawba 49 25 54.7 38.8-69.6 7 8.4 3.8-17.6 5 10.3 3.7-25.6 6 15.8 6.2-34.7 6 10.8 4.6-23.1
Cumberland 47 16 37.4 21.8-56.1 8 17.0 7.5-34.1 9 19.7 9.5-36.5 9 19.0 8.2-38.0 5 7.0 2.7-17.2
Davidson 51 24 45.4 30.6-61.0 9 21.8 10.6-39.6 7 10.9 5.0-22.2 6 15.1 6.6-30.8 5 6.8 2.6-17.0
Durham 47 22 47.0 31.1-63.5 5 13.6 5.4-30.3 4 9.5 3.5-23.2 6 11.8 4.9-25.7 10 18.2 8.4-34.9
Forsyth 42 22 50.7 33.6-67.6 3 9.4 2.5-29.3 8 18.5 8.2-36.7 5 12.6 4.3-31.4 4 8.8 2.9-23.9
Gaston 39 17 50.2 31.2-69.2 3 8.1 2.5-23.3 10 27.4 13.9-46.9 3 3.9 1.1-13.5 6 10.3 4.1-23.6
Guilford 36 21 63.6 44.1-79.4 5 8.2 2.8-21.4 3 7.3 2.3-21.3 5 11.3 4.4-26.0 2 9.6 1.7-39.3
Iredell 46 22 48.8 33.1-64.7 4 11.3 3.9-28.7 6 10.5 4.6-22.2 7 20.0 9.4-37.8 7 9.3 4.3-19.1
Johnston 39 12 31.5 17.0-50.8 12 34.4 18.5-54.7 8 22.9 10.5-42.9 4 6.3 2.0-18.1 3 4.9 1.5-15.2
Mecklenburg 68 33 49.7 33.8-65.7 9 18.6 8.2-37.0 10 15.3 7.6-28.4 9 10.5 5.2-20.2 7 5.8 2.4-13.3
New Hanover 47 18 29.0 16.6-45.5 7 14.4 6.2-29.9 6 22.3 8.9-45.5 9 20.6 9.8-38.2 7 13.7 5.7-29.4
Onslow 51 21 44.6 29.0-61.4 5 6.3 2.5-15.0 11 27.5 14.3-46.3 6 8.4 3.5-18.5 8 13.3 6.1-26.4
Orange 33 14 43.0 25.5-62.5 7 18.3 7.2-39.1 2 6.1 1.2-25.2 7 20.5 9.2-39.6 3 12.2 3.7-33.4
Pitt 42 22 48.6 30.2-67.5 5 9.0 3.2-22.9 2 4.0 0.9-15.9 9 22.2 11.0-39.8 4 16.1 3.6-49.9
Randolph 44 16 36.6 20.9-55.8 9 17.2 7.7-34.1 6 22.2 7.4-50.5 8 19.0 7.2-41.4 5 5.1 1.9-13.1
Robeson 44 16 31.2 17.2-49.6 6 9.1 3.6-20.9 7 20.7 8.7-41.7 7 21.0 7.7-45.8 8 18.1 8.0-35.8
Rowan 50 27 49.1 32.8-65.6 8 10.7 5.0-21.5 6 20.0 8.3-41.0 4 9.8 3.2-26.1 5 10.3 3.9-24.7
Union 35 15 48.7 30.4-67.3 5 17.3 6.5-38.4 6 16.2 6.8-34.0 3 7.0 2.1-20.3 6 10.9 4.6-23.6
Wake 61 24 49.3 34.4-64.2 5 5.6 2.2-13.8 5 8.7 3.4-20.6 13 21.0 11.6-35.0 14 15.4 8.3-26.7
Wayne 39 17 44.1 28.0-61.6 7 15.3 6.4-32.3 3 10.0 2.5-32.4 7 19.5 8.8-37.6 5 11.0 4.2-25.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 421 171 41.2 33.9-48.9 68 14.1 10.1-19.2 63 16.8 12.1-22.8 64 16.3 11.4-22.8 55 11.6 8.0-16.6
Piedmont 737 346 52.6 46.9-58.2 101 11.9 9.0-15.7 96 13.5 10.3-17.5 103 13.0 10.0-16.8 91 9.0 6.5-12.2
Western NC 335 144 46.1 38.4-54.0 49 15.7 11.2-21.5 49 14.3 10.2-19.6 50 13.1 9.3-18.2 43 10.8 7.4-15.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 213 91 42.7 34.5-51.3 28 15.8 10.1-23.9 34 15.8 10.5-23.1 33 13.8 8.8-21.0 27 11.9 7.4-18.7
Northwest 369 177 50.8 43.9-57.7 56 14.1 10.2-19.0 48 13.4 9.5-18.5 45 12.9 9.2-17.9 43 8.8 6.1-12.5
Charlotte 199 88 45.3 34.8-56.1 25 14.2 8.2-23.5 36 19.7 12.7-29.3 23 11.3 6.0-20.0 27 9.5 4.7-18.3
Greensboro 168 77 53.5 40.6-66.0 29 12.7 6.8-22.4 16 10.2 5.1-19.4 33 17.3 10.7-26.8 13 6.3 2.6-14.1
Southern Regional 139 55 48.6 35.0-62.4 23 14.4 8.3-24.0 23 13.8 8.1-22.5 19 15.3 8.0-27.4 19 7.9 4.3-14.1
Coastal 63 24 32.1 18.9-49.1 9 8.1 3.6-17.1 7 14.9 6.2-31.7 13 26.9 13.1-47.2 10 18.0 8.3-34.6
Wake 157 64 52.8 41.8-63.5 24 11.7 7.1-18.8 19 10.9 6.4-18.2 23 13.2 8.0-20.9 27 11.4 7.1-17.8
Area L 17 7 50.1 25.3-74.9 5 23.8 9.2-49.1 2 12.2 2.9-39.0 1 6.8 0.9-36.1 2 7.1 1.5-27.7
Eastern 168 78 48.6 36.0-61.4 19 5.9 2.9-11.6 23 17.7 9.7-30.2 27 14.5 7.8-25.2 21 13.3 6.9-24.1

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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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