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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Care Giving

What has a doctor said is the major health problem, long-term illness,
or disability that the person you care for has?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Health Condition/Disease Learning/Cognition Disabilities/Mental Health Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,377 699 47.0 42.8-51.2 131 8.8 6.9-11.3 148 11.9 9.6-14.7 399 32.3 28.2-36.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 41 25 52.5 35.6-68.8 5 10.4 4.0-24.4 3 9.0 2.9-24.8 8 28.2 14.4-47.8
Buncombe 50 28 52.3 36.2-68.0 4 5.8 1.9-16.2 7 23.8 11.1-43.8 11 18.0 9.3-32.1
Cabarrus 42 23 61.0 36.4-81.0 7 11.5 3.9-29.3 2 3.3 0.7-13.4 10 24.2 8.7-51.7
Catawba 45 26 56.0 38.9-71.7 5 15.6 5.8-35.9 5 11.5 4.6-25.9 9 16.9 7.8-32.7
Cumberland 45 23 56.7 38.4-73.3 4 8.9 2.4-28.4 5 14.8 5.2-35.4 13 19.6 10.2-34.3
Davidson 48 26 51.4 35.5-67.1 3 5.0 1.5-15.2 4 7.0 2.2-20.5 15 36.5 22.1-53.9
Durham 40 21 55.0 37.6-71.2 6 10.8 4.6-23.0 5 10.4 3.7-26.2 8 23.8 11.7-42.4
Forsyth 37 18 47.3 29.4-65.9 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 6 17.7 6.7-39.3 12 32.8 18.0-52.1
Gaston 35 19 52.7 32.7-71.9 2 8.2 1.8-29.8 2 5.1 1.2-18.6 12 34.0 18.5-54.1
Guilford 33 11 36.2 19.7-56.8 3 4.9 1.4-16.0 7 26.1 11.9-47.9 12 32.9 18.0-52.1
Iredell 42 16 35.0 21.3-51.8 4 6.7 2.3-18.1 7 17.9 8.0-35.4 15 40.4 25.2-57.7
Johnston 33 20 68.3 49.0-82.9 5 11.3 4.0-28.5 3 6.2 1.9-18.3 5 14.1 5.6-31.3
Mecklenburg 64 29 35.8 22.5-51.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.5 11 21.8 10.5-39.7 23 41.2 25.3-59.2
New Hanover 42 17 41.4 24.6-60.4 4 9.8 3.2-26.4 5 9.2 3.6-21.3 16 39.7 22.6-59.6
Onslow 47 32 70.6 53.1-83.6 3 3.7 1.1-11.8 3 4.4 1.4-13.1 9 21.3 10.0-39.7
Orange 29 13 39.8 22.2-60.5 5 15.8 6.1-35.2 3 14.0 4.2-37.6 8 30.5 14.8-52.5
Pitt 40 20 45.8 27.2-65.6 4 11.5 3.9-29.3 4 7.8 2.6-21.6 12 34.9 16.6-59.0
Randolph 44 30 67.9 47.3-83.3 2 4.4 1.0-17.6 6 18.2 6.6-41.3 6 9.5 3.6-22.5
Robeson 38 21 53.1 32.6-72.6 2 13.2 2.5-47.5 2 2.3 0.5- 9.2 13 31.3 16.5-51.3
Rowan 48 25 56.2 39.8-71.4 2 3.4 0.8-13.2 7 15.3 6.9-30.6 14 25.0 14.0-40.6
Union 31 15 49.7 30.5-69.0 3 5.0 1.5-15.6 4 8.3 3.0-21.2 9 37.0 19.6-58.5
Wake 54 19 36.4 21.8-54.1 5 7.7 3.0-18.2 8 14.5 6.9-28.1 22 41.4 26.7-57.8
Wayne 34 18 51.0 32.8-69.0 2 3.7 0.9-14.7 3 5.4 1.3-19.6 11 39.8 23.2-59.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 386 208 51.8 44.0-59.5 38 12.9 8.2-19.8 35 9.6 5.9-15.2 105 25.7 19.5-33.1
Piedmont 679 337 44.4 38.6-50.3 59 6.6 4.6- 9.2 84 12.9 9.7-16.9 199 36.2 30.2-42.6
Western NC 312 154 47.7 39.7-55.8 34 9.7 6.6-14.1 29 12.7 8.3-18.9 95 29.9 23.2-37.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 199 106 50.7 41.9-59.5 23 11.3 7.1-17.4 15 13.5 7.7-22.6 55 24.5 17.8-32.8
Northwest 343 165 48.7 41.4-56.0 27 6.7 4.3-10.3 44 13.4 9.3-18.9 107 31.2 25.1-38.0
Charlotte 186 90 39.6 29.8-50.4 14 4.5 2.3- 8.6 22 14.5 8.3-24.2 60 41.4 30.5-53.2
Greensboro 155 82 44.3 31.7-57.7 17 9.9 4.8-19.3 19 14.6 8.3-24.5 37 31.2 17.9-48.4
Southern Regional 130 68 48.8 35.0-62.8 12 11.6 4.9-25.1 12 10.3 4.8-20.8 38 29.2 16.9-45.6
Coastal 56 25 41.6 25.7-59.4 7 23.0 9.3-46.4 5 4.6 1.8-11.3 19 30.8 17.0-49.2
Wake 136 66 49.9 37.7-62.0 16 6.8 3.8-12.2 16 9.5 5.2-16.7 38 33.8 23.1-46.4
Area L 17 6 30.0 12.5-56.2 3 16.5 5.1-42.4 3 16.5 5.1-42.5 5 37.0 14.6-66.7
Eastern 155 91 60.2 47.1-72.0 12 8.7 3.6-19.6 12 6.2 2.0-17.1 40 24.9 15.8-36.9

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*These questions are asked only of caregivers.
(See 2009 questionnaire for list of conditions pertaining to the problem headings.)

^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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