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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving

Please tell me yes or no whether the person you care for needs help with any of the following:

Taking care of himself/herself, such as eating, dressing, or bathing.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 795 292 38.4 32.7-44.5 503 61.6 55.5-67.3
GENDER
Male 236 78 24.3 16.8-33.8 158 75.7 66.2-83.2
Female 559 214 45.9 38.8-53.2 345 54.1 46.8-61.2
RACE
White 637 220 35.2 29.0-41.8 417 64.8 58.2-71.0
African American 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Native American 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 770 281 37.0 31.3-43.1 489 63.0 56.9-68.7
AGE
18-34 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 223 81 38.7 29.7-48.6 142 61.3 51.4-70.3
65-74 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 228 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 241 80 38.3 28.9-48.7 161 61.7 51.3-71.1
College Graduate 272 98 40.5 31.6-49.9 174 59.5 50.1-68.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 163 59 30.4 21.2-41.5 104 69.6 58.5-78.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 251 105 38.8 29.1-49.5 146 61.2 50.5-70.9
No 542 186 37.5 30.7-44.9 356 62.5 55.1-69.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 705 264 39.7 33.6-46.1 441 60.3 53.9-66.4

Back to Caregiving.

These questions are asked only of caregivers.

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).

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