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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-WHITES

In which of the following areas does the person you care for most need your help?*

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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
-WHITES 1,085 234 20.1 16.7-24.0 353 34.1 29.8-38.7 273 23.9 20.2-28.1 90 8.7 6.5-11.5 135 13.2 10.1-17.2
GENDER
Male 312 46 11.7 7.4-18.0 115 40.3 32.2-49.1 96 27.7 21.0-35.6 18 5.6 3.1- 9.9 37 14.6 9.0-22.9
Female 773 188 24.7 20.3-29.7 238 30.6 25.8-35.9 177 21.9 17.7-26.7 72 10.3 7.5-14.2 98 12.5 9.0-16.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 4 52.9 21.8-82.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 29.9 10.2-61.5 2 17.2 3.7-52.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,072 230 19.6 16.3-23.5 353 34.5 30.2-39.2 266 23.9 20.1-28.1 88 8.5 6.4-11.4 135 13.4 10.2-17.4
AGE
18-24 16 4 34.8 12.5-66.6 7 41.5 16.8-71.4 1 11.8 1.7-51.2 2 4.6 0.8-21.2 2 7.4 1.7-27.0
25-34 81 14 16.8 9.3-28.5 37 42.3 29.0-56.8 12 11.4 5.8-21.1 7 11.0 4.3-25.2 11 18.5 8.3-36.2
35-44 142 20 11.7 6.6-20.1 53 37.9 26.4-50.8 28 26.6 16.6-39.7 18 7.4 4.2-12.6 23 16.4 9.0-28.1
45-54 289 60 19.5 13.3-27.8 95 34.3 27.0-42.4 73 24.1 17.5-32.2 29 11.7 7.4-18.1 32 10.3 6.2-16.6
55-64 256 55 20.6 14.8-27.8 72 24.5 18.1-32.3 85 34.3 26.6-42.9 10 6.2 2.8-13.5 34 14.4 7.9-24.7
65+ 292 79 29.9 22.7-38.2 88 30.8 23.9-38.6 70 22.7 16.9-29.9 24 6.7 4.2-10.4 31 9.9 6.6-14.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 24 20.1 11.4-32.9 23 38.1 22.9-56.1 20 22.8 12.9-37.1 2 1.0 0.2- 5.5 10 18.0 6.2-42.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 303 80 25.4 18.4-33.8 94 34.4 25.8-44.1 77 23.2 16.4-31.8 18 5.6 3.0-10.5 34 11.4 6.6-18.9
Some Post-H.S. 330 61 18.6 12.7-26.3 112 32.2 24.8-40.6 84 24.3 18.0-32.1 28 8.3 5.2-13.1 45 16.6 10.1-26.0
College Graduate 373 69 17.2 12.4-23.4 124 34.9 28.1-42.3 92 24.3 18.3-31.6 42 12.7 8.3-18.9 46 10.9 7.4-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 16 15.2 7.7-27.9 26 38.7 23.8-56.1 15 14.6 7.6-26.2 7 9.6 4.0-21.2 13 21.9 10.8-39.4
$15,000- 24,999 152 40 30.8 19.7-44.7 46 23.8 15.3-35.1 31 23.0 14.7-34.1 9 4.6 2.0-10.1 26 17.9 11.3-27.1
$25,000- 34,999 127 39 24.6 16.1-35.6 31 27.9 17.2-41.9 33 22.5 13.6-35.0 10 10.3 4.4-22.5 14 14.7 5.5-33.7
$35,000-49,999 189 37 19.3 12.1-29.4 66 37.4 26.8-49.3 54 25.6 18.1-35.0 13 7.6 3.5-15.9 19 10.1 4.8-19.9
$50,000- 74,999 169 31 18.4 11.6-28.0 61 30.4 21.8-40.7 43 23.5 15.2-34.4 14 12.1 5.8-23.4 20 15.6 7.0-31.5
$75,000+ 245 45 15.6 10.6-22.4 91 41.5 32.8-50.8 51 21.7 14.6-31.1 29 11.1 7.1-17.1 29 10.0 6.4-15.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 386 84 19.9 14.9-25.9 117 33.4 26.1-41.6 91 22.7 16.6-30.2 39 11.1 7.4-16.3 55 13.0 8.8-18.7
No 693 148 19.3 15.3-24.2 234 34.8 29.5-40.5 181 24.8 20.2-30.0 50 7.5 5.0-11.1 80 13.5 9.5-18.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 109 21 13.0 7.5-21.5 39 47.6 34.4-61.1 29 24.3 15.0-36.8 8 6.4 2.5-15.5 12 8.8 4.4-16.6
Non-Veteran 820 178 21.0 16.9-25.7 263 33.8 28.7-39.3 199 22.1 18.2-26.6 70 9.0 6.5-12.4 110 14.1 10.4-18.9

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These questions are asked only of caregivers.

^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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