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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
North Carolina 4,888 999 19.7 17.8-21.7 3,889 80.3 78.3-82.2
-Western NC 859 183 23.9 19.3-29.2 676 76.1 70.8-80.7
GENDER
Male 336 63 17.5 12.8-23.5 273 82.5 76.5-87.2
Female 523 120 30.5 23.3-38.8 403 69.5 61.2-76.7
RACE
White 801 169 24.0 19.3-29.6 632 76.0 70.4-80.7
Other minorities 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 836 182 24.8 20.0-30.2 654 75.2 69.8-80.0
AGE
18-34 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 236 68 28.8 21.6-37.2 168 71.2 62.8-78.4
55-64 212 53 22.9 17.0-30.1 159 77.1 69.9-83.0
65-74 200 32 18.6 12.3-27.1 168 81.4 72.9-87.7
75+ 142 18 15.2 9.0-24.6 124 84.8 75.4-91.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 238 52 21.1 14.5-29.7 186 78.9 70.3-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 250 65 29.6 20.8-40.2 185 70.4 59.8-79.2
College Graduate 257 47 17.1 12.3-23.2 210 82.9 76.8-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 114 28 17.5 10.6-27.5 86 82.5 72.5-89.4
$50,000+ 214 52 24.6 16.0-35.8 162 75.4 64.2-84.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 305 62 24.3 17.7-32.4 243 75.7 67.6-82.3
No 553 121 23.8 18.0-30.7 432 76.2 69.3-82.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 20 13.0 7.6-21.4 105 87.0 78.6-92.4
Non-Veteran 734 163 25.4 20.3-31.3 571 74.6 68.7-79.7

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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).

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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