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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,090 557 47.2 42.5-51.9 109 9.9 7.6-12.8 114 11.9 9.3-15.2 310 31.0 26.7-35.7
GENDER
Male 314 146 46.4 38.0-55.0 29 8.3 4.9-13.7 33 10.8 6.6-17.1 106 34.5 26.9-42.9
Female 776 411 47.6 42.1-53.1 80 10.8 7.9-14.5 81 12.6 9.4-16.6 204 29.0 24.0-34.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 5 41.3 12.8-77.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 24.6 6.5-60.4 5 34.2 11.7-66.9
Non-Hispanic 1,076 552 47.3 42.6-52.0 108 10.0 7.6-12.9 111 11.8 9.1-15.1 305 31.0 26.6-35.7
AGE
18-24 16 9 50.1 22.8-77.3 1 6.4 0.9-34.9 2 21.9 5.2-58.9 4 21.7 6.4-52.9
25-34 74 38 49.7 34.6-64.9 2 1.8 0.4- 7.7 7 7.6 3.4-16.3 27 40.9 26.3-57.3
35-44 139 63 47.1 34.7-59.8 11 7.1 3.2-15.1 27 19.3 11.9-29.8 38 26.5 16.8-39.2
45-54 284 133 38.8 31.2-47.1 29 12.1 7.3-19.5 33 12.2 7.8-18.5 89 36.9 28.7-45.8
55-64 263 141 55.5 46.8-63.8 37 13.6 9.1-19.8 20 8.0 4.6-13.6 65 22.9 16.6-30.7
65+ 306 167 48.9 41.3-56.6 28 12.5 7.4-20.4 25 8.4 5.3-13.1 86 30.2 23.5-37.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 75 42 51.1 34.0-67.9 9 12.9 4.7-30.9 8 8.7 3.5-19.8 16 27.3 13.9-46.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 300 165 50.5 41.3-59.8 28 9.5 5.9-15.0 30 11.5 6.5-19.4 77 28.5 20.5-38.0
Some Post-H.S. 328 165 47.0 38.3-55.8 34 10.7 6.4-17.2 29 12.6 8.0-19.2 100 29.8 22.1-38.7
College Graduate 387 185 44.0 37.0-51.3 38 8.9 5.7-13.8 47 12.3 8.5-17.5 117 34.7 27.8-42.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 37 53.4 38.0-68.2 12 9.5 5.0-17.3 7 19.1 7.6-40.3 18 18.0 10.5-29.1
$15,000- 24,999 157 82 46.0 34.5-57.9 22 14.8 8.4-24.5 18 17.0 8.2-31.8 35 22.3 14.1-33.4
$25,000- 34,999 128 75 51.9 38.2-65.2 8 5.7 2.6-12.0 14 11.8 5.6-23.2 31 30.6 18.1-46.9
$35,000-49,999 185 100 53.1 42.0-63.9 17 13.7 7.6-23.4 21 11.2 6.3-19.1 47 22.0 15.2-30.8
$50,000- 74,999 174 90 47.2 35.8-58.8 19 14.5 7.5-26.1 17 10.4 5.8-17.8 48 28.0 17.6-41.4
$75,000+ 251 114 43.9 35.2-53.1 19 6.0 3.4-10.4 22 9.8 5.7-16.1 96 40.3 31.9-49.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 384 196 46.6 38.8-54.6 43 11.2 7.1-17.0 45 13.2 9.0-19.0 100 29.0 22.2-36.9
No 702 358 47.8 42.1-53.6 66 9.4 6.7-13.0 68 10.4 7.7-14.1 210 32.3 26.9-38.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 56 48.6 35.8-61.6 9 6.3 2.7-14.4 9 7.8 3.4-17.0 37 37.2 25.4-50.8
Non-Veteran 822 412 45.6 40.2-51.1 87 10.5 7.8-14.0 85 12.1 9.1-16.1 238 31.8 26.7-37.3

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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.

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