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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,888 999 19.7 17.8-21.7 3,889 80.3 78.3-82.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 716 148 18.0 13.6-23.5 568 82.0 76.5-86.4
GENDER
Male 215 34 14.6 8.4-24.2 181 85.4 75.8-91.6
Female 501 114 21.0 15.4-28.0 387 79.0 72.0-84.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 708 147 17.8 13.4-23.3 561 82.2 76.7-86.6
AGE
18-34 77 11 12.6 5.9-25.0 66 87.4 75.0-94.1
35-44 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 177 34 15.0 8.7-24.6 143 85.0 75.4-91.3
65-74 127 27 18.3 10.7-29.6 100 81.7 70.4-89.3
75+ 82 *** *** *** 73 90.7 78.1-96.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 108 11 9.3 3.5-22.8 97 90.7 77.2-96.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 255 64 25.9 17.1-37.4 191 74.1 62.6-82.9
Some Post-H.S. 187 34 14.2 8.5-22.8 153 85.8 77.2-91.5
College Graduate 165 39 14.7 9.1-22.9 126 85.3 77.1-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 92 15 7.8 3.7-15.4 77 92.2 84.6-96.3
$50,000- 74,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 61 *** *** *** 51 91.9 79.2-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 237 *** *** *** 197 80.4 68.0-88.9
No 474 106 16.7 12.0-22.8 368 83.3 77.2-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** 77 87.6 75.2-94.3
Non-Veteran 630 139 18.7 13.9-24.7 491 81.3 75.3-86.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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