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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Caregiving-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,112 707 24.4 21.8-27.3 2,405 75.6 72.7-78.2
RACE
White 2,401 553 26.0 22.9-29.3 1,848 74.0 70.7-77.1
African American 501 114 21.0 15.4-28.0 387 79.0 72.0-84.6
Other Minorities 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 274 48 20.4 14.5-28.1 226 79.6 71.9-85.5
35-44 402 94 30.1 23.6-37.5 308 69.9 62.5-76.4
45-54 542 155 30.1 24.5-36.3 387 69.9 63.7-75.5
55-64 720 203 27.8 22.7-33.7 517 72.2 66.3-77.3
65-74 624 128 20.9 16.7-25.8 496 79.1 74.2-83.3
75+ 508 73 13.8 10.3-18.3 435 86.2 81.7-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 363 47 19.7 12.8-29.2 316 80.3 70.8-87.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 899 213 22.1 17.7-27.2 686 77.9 72.8-82.3
Some Post-H.S. 839 231 29.7 24.8-35.3 608 70.3 64.7-75.2
College Graduate 1,008 215 22.8 18.6-27.5 793 77.2 72.5-81.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 405 77 26.0 18.4-35.3 328 74.0 64.7-81.6
$15,000- 24,999 529 121 23.0 17.5-29.6 408 77.0 70.4-82.5
$25,000- 34,999 306 82 29.3 21.6-38.4 224 70.7 61.6-78.4
$35,000- 49,999 366 95 33.1 24.2-43.3 271 66.9 56.7-75.8
$50,000- 74,999 330 81 20.8 15.3-27.7 249 79.2 72.3-84.7
$75,000+ 542 127 26.3 20.2-33.4 415 73.7 66.6-79.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,036 232 26.8 22.3-31.8 804 73.2 68.2-77.7
No 2,065 473 23.2 20.1-26.8 1,592 76.8 73.2-79.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,058 699 24.6 21.9-27.5 2,359 75.4 72.5-78.1

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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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