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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving

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%)
TOTAL 4,888 999 19.7 17.8-21.7 3,889 80.3 78.3-82.2
GENDER
Male 1,776 292 14.4 11.9-17.4 1,484 85.6 82.6-88.1
Female 3,112 707 24.4 21.8-27.3 2,405 75.6 72.7-78.2
RACE
White 3,846 790 20.6 18.4-22.9 3,056 79.4 77.1-81.6
African American 716 148 18.0 13.6-23.5 568 82.0 76.5-86.4
Native American 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 194 28 12.2 6.5-21.9 166 87.8 78.1-93.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 185 27 13.2 7.3-22.8 158 86.8 77.2-92.7
-English Speaking 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 87 *** *** *** 82 92.3 77.3-97.7
Non-Hispanic 4,693 971 20.1 18.1-22.2 3,722 79.9 77.8-81.9
AGE
18-34 424 61 14.8 10.9-19.9 363 85.2 80.1-89.1
35-44 633 127 22.5 17.8-28.0 506 77.5 72.0-82.2
45-54 869 223 25.2 21.0-30.1 646 74.8 69.9-79.0
55-64 1,148 285 21.9 18.5-25.8 863 78.1 74.2-81.5
65-74 1,001 181 18.3 15.1-22.0 820 81.7 78.0-84.9
75+ 763 115 15.1 12.0-18.9 648 84.9 81.1-88.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 566 74 16.6 11.6-23.1 492 83.4 76.9-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,392 302 19.8 16.2-23.9 1,090 80.2 76.1-83.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,244 300 23.0 19.5-27.0 944 77.0 73.0-80.5
College Graduate 1,677 321 17.2 14.5-20.2 1,356 82.8 79.8-85.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 556 106 23.5 17.6-30.8 450 76.5 69.2-82.4
$15,000- 24,999 803 167 19.2 14.9-24.4 636 80.8 75.6-85.1
$25,000- 34,999 490 122 23.6 18.2-30.0 368 76.4 70.0-81.8
$35,000- 49,999 612 140 23.5 17.8-30.3 472 76.5 69.7-82.2
$50,000-74,999 594 130 20.4 15.3-26.8 464 79.6 73.2-84.7
$75,000+ 993 191 16.6 13.4-20.5 802 83.4 79.5-86.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,559 331 24.9 21.1-29.1 1,228 75.1 70.9-78.9
No 3,311 665 17.7 15.6-20.0 2,646 82.3 80.0-84.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 690 107 12.0 9.0-15.8 583 88.0 84.2-91.0
Non-Veteran 4,197 892 20.7 18.6-23.0 3,305 79.3 77.0-81.4

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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).

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