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[People may] provide regular care or assistance to [someone] who is elderly or has a long-term illness or disability. During the past month, did you provide any such care or assistance to a family member or friend who is 60 years of age or older?


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3011 533  17.1  (15.6-18.6) 2478  82.9  (81.4-84.4)
GENDER      
Male 1143 167  14.3  (12.2-16.7)  976  85.7  (83.3-87.8)
Female 1868 366  19.6  (17.7-21.7) 1502  80.4  (78.3-82.3)
RACE      
White 2313 417  17.4  (15.7-19.2) 1896  82.6  (80.8-84.3)
African American  593  97  16.5  (13.3-20.3)  496  83.5  (79.7-86.7)
AGE      
18-24  247  35  11.9  ( 8.3-16.8)  212  88.1  (83.2-91.7)
25-34  541  58   9.6  ( 7.2-12.6)  483  90.4  (87.4-92.8)
35-44  624 112  17.7  (14.5-21.4)  512  82.3  (78.6-85.5)
45-54  554 140  26.1  (22.1-30.5)  414  73.9  (69.5-77.9)
55-64  407  89  21.2  (17.2-25.8)  318  78.8  (74.2-82.8)
65+  620  94  15.7  (12.8-19.1)  526  84.3  (80.9-87.2)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  507  72  14.5  (11.3-18.4)  435  85.5  (81.6-88.7)
H.S. or G.E.D.  941 172  17.4  (14.9-20.2)  769  82.6  (79.8-85.1)
Some Post-H.S.  754 146  18.5  (15.6-21.8)  608  81.5  (78.2-84.4)
College Graduate  802 140  16.6  (13.9-19.8)  662  83.4  (80.2-86.1)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  338  70  22.3  (17.5-28.1)  268  77.7  (71.9-82.5)
$15,000- 24,999  555  98  16.2  (13.1-19.9)  457  83.8  (80.1-86.9)
$25,000- 34,999  425  69  15.4  (11.9-19.7)  356  84.6  (80.3-88.1)
$35,000- 49,999  446  83  18.8  (15.0-23.3)  363  81.2  (76.7-85.0)
$50,000+  773 134  16.2  (13.6-19.3)  639  83.8  (80.7-86.4)

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.