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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Care Giving

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?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,318 3,126 19.4 18.5-20.4 12,192 80.6 79.6-81.5
-Iredell County 417 79 18.9 14.7-24.0 338 81.1 76.0-85.3
GENDER
Male 140 22 16.0 9.8-24.9 118 84.0 75.1-90.2
Female 277 57 21.0 15.6-27.6 220 79.0 72.4-84.4
RACE
White 365 68 18.0 13.7-23.3 297 82.0 76.7-86.3
Other 50 11 24.5 12.5-42.4 39 75.5 57.6-87.5
AGE
18-44 125 20 16.7 10.3-25.8 105 83.3 74.2-89.7
45+ 290 58 20.9 16.1-26.8 232 79.1 73.2-83.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 186 27 17.8 11.4-26.6 159 82.2 73.4-88.6
Some College + 229 52 19.8 14.5-26.5 177 80.2 73.5-85.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 196 37 21.4 14.8-30.0 159 78.6 70.0-85.2
$50,000+ 157 33 18.6 12.4-26.8 124 81.4 73.2-87.6

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^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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