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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving

For the person to whom you are giving the most care, what is his/her relationship to you?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Parent/Parent-in-law Child/Spouse Sibling/Relative Non-realtive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 985 383 41.0 35.7-46.5 208 16.8 13.6-20.7 206 24.1 19.1-29.9 188 18.1 14.3-22.6
GENDER
Male 287 117 42.6 33.1-52.6 71 16.1 11.5-22.0 *** *** *** 52 12.9 8.2-19.7
Female 698 266 40.1 33.9-46.7 137 17.2 13.1-22.4 159 21.8 16.8-27.7 136 20.8 15.9-26.8
RACE
White 777 314 44.6 38.5-50.8 178 17.4 14.1-21.3 143 21.0 15.9-27.3 142 17.0 12.9-22.1
African American 147 *** *** *** 22 14.5 7.0-27.7 *** *** *** 31 15.3 8.3-26.6
Native American 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 957 373 42.1 36.7-47.7 204 16.7 13.5-20.5 204 24.9 19.8-30.9 176 16.3 12.7-20.6
AGE
18-34 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 124 *** *** *** 14 9.5 4.9-17.6 *** *** *** 16 13.0 7.0-22.8
45-54 220 118 53.5 43.0-63.7 30 12.4 7.7-19.3 29 15.9 8.1-28.9 43 18.2 11.8-27.2
55-64 284 138 44.7 36.0-53.7 55 23.3 15.2-34.0 45 14.1 9.5-20.4 46 17.9 11.4-26.9
65-74 178 40 23.7 15.9-33.9 *** *** *** 47 24.1 16.7-33.6 37 17.0 11.2-25.0
75+ 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 21.1 13.8-30.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 297 98 29.7 22.0-38.8 67 20.6 13.6-29.8 *** *** *** 64 19.2 12.8-27.7
Some Post-H.S. 296 118 48.6 39.5-57.7 65 12.5 9.0-17.1 61 20.4 13.8-29.2 52 18.5 12.2-27.1
College Graduate 318 147 45.7 36.7-54.9 54 15.6 10.8-22.2 58 19.7 14.1-26.8 59 19.0 12.3-28.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 166 *** *** *** 39 20.0 12.5-30.5 *** *** *** 35 15.8 9.6-24.9
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** 26 14.8 8.8-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 140 *** *** *** 28 11.8 6.4-20.8 20 13.7 7.0-25.1 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 127 *** *** *** 29 14.8 8.7-24.1 *** *** *** 13 10.7 4.8-22.4
$75,000+ 191 *** *** *** 30 14.3 8.6-22.9 *** *** *** 31 15.3 9.0-24.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 323 113 37.7 29.1-47.1 80 19.2 13.2-27.0 59 21.9 13.8-33.0 71 21.2 14.3-30.2
No 659 270 43.1 36.5-49.9 127 14.8 11.5-18.9 146 25.4 19.4-32.5 116 16.8 12.5-22.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 882 353 42.3 36.7-48.1 174 15.4 12.2-19.4 189 24.2 18.9-30.4 166 18.1 14.1-22.9

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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