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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving

In an average week, how many hours do you provide care for this person?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 10 hours 10 to 20 hours 20 to 40 hours 40 or more hours Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 971 388 40.7 35.2-46.4 144 16.2 12.6-20.5 124 12.6 9.2-17.1 128 13.9 10.6-18.0 187 16.6 12.9-21.2
GENDER
Male 282 120 39.3 29.8-49.6 46 15.8 10.5-23.1 32 14.0 7.4-24.9 36 10.8 6.7-17.1 48 20.1 12.2-31.3
Female 689 268 41.4 34.9-48.2 98 16.4 12.0-22.0 92 11.8 8.4-16.4 92 15.5 11.3-21.0 139 14.8 11.4-18.9
RACE
White 767 324 44.3 38.1-50.6 105 16.0 12.0-21.0 95 11.0 7.9-15.2 101 13.3 10.0-17.6 142 15.4 11.6-20.2
African American 143 *** *** *** 28 17.7 9.8-29.9 *** *** *** 18 12.5 5.9-24.6 *** *** ***
Native American 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 944 374 39.4 33.9-45.1 142 16.8 13.1-21.3 123 13.1 9.5-17.8 123 13.8 10.5-18.0 182 16.8 13.0-21.6
AGE
18-34 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 122 *** *** *** 21 17.4 10.2-28.0 16 10.9 5.3-21.1 13 12.3 6.1-23.0 18 12.2 6.6-21.3
45-54 219 98 41.7 32.3-51.8 36 21.9 14.0-32.5 *** *** *** 31 12.9 7.9-20.1 32 10.0 6.1-15.8
55-64 280 112 37.6 29.3-46.7 45 16.7 11.1-24.5 43 13.6 9.2-19.5 39 17.9 10.1-29.9 41 14.2 9.5-20.8
65-74 174 59 28.1 20.2-37.6 24 14.6 8.3-24.4 23 14.5 8.2-24.3 20 11.8 6.5-20.6 48 31.1 22.2-41.6
75+ 109 34 25.4 16.7-36.6 *** *** *** 12 7.7 3.9-14.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 290 104 30.9 21.8-41.7 43 14.4 8.8-22.7 37 13.9 6.8-26.2 47 20.5 13.3-30.3 59 20.3 12.6-31.1
Some Post-H.S. 293 125 49.2 40.1-58.3 45 19.1 13.1-27.0 41 8.9 5.3-14.6 33 9.9 5.9-16.2 49 12.9 8.7-18.9
College Graduate 315 141 50.2 41.1-59.3 50 17.4 11.1-26.3 34 10.4 6.5-16.0 35 10.5 6.5-16.7 55 11.5 8.0-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 14.0 7.9-23.5
$15,000- 24,999 164 52 26.4 17.5-37.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 13.0 7.1-22.5 34 18.7 11.7-28.5
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 12.7 6.8-22.4 *** *** *** 26 17.2 10.5-26.7
$35,000- 49,999 137 *** *** *** 22 14.9 7.8-26.5 16 7.1 3.4-14.1 21 11.5 6.2-20.5 19 5.7 3.0-10.3
$50,000-74,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 5.2 2.2-11.5 14 10.1 4.3-22.1 20 10.6 4.8-21.9
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 8.4 4.8-14.3 13 4.9 2.2-10.3 25 10.7 5.8-19.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 322 126 38.5 29.4-48.4 42 13.9 8.9-21.0 44 18.5 11.0-29.5 49 15.5 9.8-23.5 61 13.6 9.5-19.2
No 646 259 41.0 34.4-48.0 102 17.5 13.0-23.2 80 9.8 6.8-14.0 79 13.3 9.5-18.3 126 18.3 13.3-24.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 8.2 4.1-15.7 15 11.9 6.3-21.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 871 352 41.1 35.4-47.1 128 16.1 12.4-20.7 113 12.9 9.3-17.7 113 14.1 10.6-18.4 165 15.8 12.0-20.6

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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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