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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving-WHITES

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Finacial burden Time for self/family Creates stress Other difficulites No difficulty
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,442 120 8.4 6.6-10.7 184 13.8 11.0-17.1 355 20.9 18.1-23.9 208 17.3 14.0-21.1 575 39.7 35.7-43.8
-WHITES 1,142 90 7.9 6.0-10.5 146 15.1 11.7-19.2 293 21.6 18.6-25.0 167 14.5 11.7-17.8 446 40.9 36.5-45.5
GENDER
Male 334 34 9.9 6.2-15.3 29 10.6 6.3-17.3 57 12.4 8.9-17.0 56 16.5 11.2-23.6 158 50.7 42.6-58.8
Female 808 56 6.8 4.8- 9.7 117 17.6 13.2-23.0 236 26.8 22.7-31.4 111 13.4 10.4-17.0 288 35.4 30.4-40.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 2 18.3 4.3-52.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.3 4.0-51.1 2 13.0 2.9-43.0 8 51.4 21.0-80.8
Non-Hispanic 1,127 88 7.8 5.8-10.4 146 15.3 11.8-19.4 291 21.7 18.6-25.1 165 14.5 11.7-17.9 437 40.7 36.2-45.4
AGE
18-24 14 2 11.4 2.6-38.4 1 2.3 0.3-15.7 1 4.6 0.6-27.7 2 14.3 3.4-44.5 8 67.4 38.2-87.4
25-34 84 10 9.5 4.6-18.7 18 24.9 13.4-41.5 13 20.9 11.2-35.4 12 11.9 6.1-21.9 31 32.8 21.2-47.1
35-44 144 9 5.3 2.4-11.5 18 17.5 8.5-32.7 34 16.6 10.8-24.5 30 20.5 12.3-32.1 53 40.1 28.7-52.7
45-54 301 32 10.4 6.2-17.0 45 15.5 10.5-22.1 80 22.1 16.9-28.3 54 16.6 11.4-23.5 90 35.4 27.4-44.4
55-64 272 20 7.7 4.5-12.9 30 9.9 6.3-15.3 82 27.4 20.8-35.1 38 13.0 8.3-19.6 102 42.0 33.6-51.0
65+ 318 17 5.0 2.8- 9.0 34 12.2 7.4-19.4 83 25.4 19.7-32.2 30 7.8 5.2-11.6 154 49.6 42.1-57.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 5 7.0 2.3-19.3 7 9.9 3.9-22.9 17 16.1 6.7-33.8 13 26.2 12.5-46.8 37 40.8 26.0-57.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 312 28 6.6 3.9-11.0 43 17.2 10.3-27.4 78 20.3 14.9-26.9 45 14.5 9.2-22.1 118 41.4 32.9-50.5
Some Post-H.S. 351 29 11.4 7.0-18.1 41 11.1 6.1-19.1 88 19.9 15.2-25.6 49 12.8 8.6-18.7 144 44.8 36.5-53.3
College Graduate 400 28 5.9 3.8- 9.0 55 18.0 12.8-24.7 110 25.2 19.8-31.5 60 13.9 9.9-19.1 147 37.0 30.2-44.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 13 12.1 6.3-21.9 10 9.6 4.5-19.6 14 11.3 5.5-21.7 20 24.0 13.0-40.2 24 42.9 28.0-59.3
$15,000- 24,999 159 16 9.9 5.2-18.1 18 11.5 6.4-19.9 43 28.4 19.0-40.2 18 11.4 6.3-19.8 64 38.8 29.1-49.5
$25,000- 34,999 129 11 9.5 4.5-19.0 22 24.4 12.8-41.5 38 26.4 17.4-37.8 14 9.6 3.9-21.6 44 30.2 19.8-43.1
$35,000-49,999 199 14 11.3 6.0-20.2 27 17.4 9.0-31.2 49 20.3 13.9-28.6 32 16.1 9.7-25.6 77 34.9 25.8-45.4
$50,000- 74,999 180 11 6.5 2.3-16.9 24 19.0 10.2-32.7 45 21.5 14.0-31.6 29 15.5 9.6-24.1 71 37.5 27.4-48.8
$75,000+ 261 16 6.0 3.3-10.5 27 12.7 7.8-19.9 73 22.7 17.2-29.3 40 14.9 10.0-21.7 105 43.8 35.1-52.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 401 35 10.2 6.2-16.4 47 11.0 7.4-16.1 104 20.8 16.2-26.3 83 22.8 16.6-30.3 132 35.2 27.9-43.3
No 735 54 6.8 4.9- 9.5 99 17.1 12.6-22.8 188 22.1 18.3-26.5 82 10.5 7.8-13.9 312 43.5 38.0-49.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 114 10 11.3 5.6-21.6 9 10.6 4.5-23.0 22 12.5 7.1-20.9 21 15.4 8.3-26.8 52 50.1 37.3-63.0
Non-Veteran 862 65 6.4 4.4- 9.0 112 16.0 11.9-21.1 229 23.1 19.5-27.3 127 14.2 11.3-17.8 329 40.3 35.1-45.7

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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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