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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiver Status-WHITES

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
-WHITES 10,446 2,472 23.3 22.0-24.7 7,974 76.7 75.3-78.0
GENDER
Male 3,943 796 19.6 17.6-21.7 3,147 80.4 78.3-82.4
Female 6,503 1,676 26.7 24.9-28.5 4,827 73.3 71.5-75.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 28 20.7 12.0-33.3 101 79.3 66.7-88.0
Non-Hispanic 10,299 2,440 23.4 22.0-24.8 7,859 76.6 75.2-78.0
AGE
18-24 263 48 16.7 11.2-24.1 215 83.3 75.9-88.8
25-34 852 169 16.6 13.6-20.1 683 83.4 79.9-86.4
35-44 1,476 342 24.8 21.6-28.3 1,134 75.2 71.7-78.4
45-54 1,974 589 31.4 28.4-34.5 1,385 68.6 65.5-71.6
55-64 2,235 618 26.7 24.2-29.4 1,617 73.3 70.6-75.8
65+ 3,562 684 20.0 18.2-22.0 2,878 80.0 78.0-81.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,157 202 23.1 17.7-29.5 955 76.9 70.5-82.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,040 688 23.5 21.1-26.2 2,352 76.5 73.8-78.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,688 732 24.4 21.9-27.1 1,956 75.6 72.9-78.1
College Graduate 3,549 847 22.3 20.4-24.4 2,702 77.7 75.6-79.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 926 184 22.9 18.2-28.4 742 77.1 71.6-81.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,490 364 27.0 22.9-31.5 1,126 73.0 68.5-77.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,057 275 23.7 19.7-28.2 782 76.3 71.8-80.3
$35,000-49,999 1,405 390 27.1 23.3-31.4 1,015 72.9 68.6-76.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,506 388 25.4 22.2-29.0 1,118 74.6 71.0-77.8
$75,000+ 2,471 566 21.3 19.0-23.8 1,905 78.7 76.2-81.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,565 870 26.5 24.1-29.0 2,695 73.5 71.0-75.9
No 6,358 1,486 22.3 20.7-24.0 4,872 77.7 76.0-79.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,408 288 21.3 18.2-24.8 1,120 78.7 75.2-81.8
Non-Veteran 8,164 1,999 23.9 22.4-25.6 6,165 76.1 74.4-77.6

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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.

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