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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Franklin/Nash/Wilson Counties

Aging and Caregiving

People may provide regular care or assistance to an older adult who 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?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,577 4,111 28.1 27.2-29.1 10,466 71.9 70.9-72.8
-Franklin/Nash/Wilson 354 110 32.7 27.1-38.8 244 67.3 61.2-72.9
GENDER
Male 129 38 30.9 22.5-40.8 91 69.1 59.2-77.5
Female 225 72 34.4 27.5-42.0 153 65.6 58.0-72.5
RACE
White 220 71 33.2 26.5-40.8 149 66.8 59.2-73.5
Other 133 39 32.0 22.9-42.7 94 68.0 57.3-77.1
AGE
18-44 132 37 25.6 18.4-34.5 95 74.4 65.5-81.6
45+ 220 72 37.3 29.7-45.5 148 62.7 54.5-70.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 57 30.5 23.3-38.8 141 69.5 61.2-76.7
Some College + 155 53 35.5 27.2-44.8 102 64.5 55.2-72.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 61 29.5 22.8-37.2 140 70.5 62.8-77.2
$50,000+ 69 25 38.4 26.3-52.0 44 61.6 48.0-73.7

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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