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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Caregiver Status

During the past month, did you provide regular care or assistance to a friend or family member
who has a health problem, long-term illness or disability?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,746 2,989 30.3 28.7-31.9 6,757 69.7 68.1-71.3
GENDER
Male 3,685 956 27.5 25.0-30.1 2,729 72.5 69.9-75.0
Female 6,061 2,033 32.9 31.0-35.0 4,028 67.1 65.0-69.0
RACE
White 6,361 1,863 29.6 27.7-31.5 4,498 70.4 68.5-72.3
African American 2,644 917 33.2 29.7-36.8 1,727 66.8 63.2-70.3
Other 472 149 29.3 23.1-36.4 323 70.7 63.6-76.9
HISPANIC
Yes 156 40 21.9 13.3-33.9 116 78.1 66.1-86.7
No 9,362 2,900 30.7 29.1-32.4 6,462 69.3 67.6-70.9
AGE
18-24 278 73 25.8 18.9-34.2 205 74.2 65.8-81.1
25-34 693 193 24.0 20.0-28.5 500 76.0 71.5-80.0
35-44 1,236 394 34.5 30.5-38.7 842 65.5 61.3-69.5
45-54 1,834 667 35.2 32.1-38.5 1,167 64.8 61.5-67.9
55-64 2,345 782 32.4 29.4-35.4 1,563 67.6 64.6-70.6
65+ 3,360 880 26.6 24.5-28.9 2,480 73.4 71.1-75.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,354 327 28.7 24.3-33.6 1,027 71.3 66.4-75.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,045 913 28.0 25.2-31.0 2,132 72.0 69.0-74.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,458 852 35.3 32.1-38.6 1,606 64.7 61.4-67.9
College Graduate 2,868 890 29.0 26.3-31.8 1,978 71.0 68.2-73.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,158 310 29.7 24.7-35.3 848 70.3 64.7-75.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,656 561 36.5 32.2-41.0 1,095 63.5 59.0-67.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,113 352 28.7 24.6-33.2 761 71.3 66.8-75.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,186 405 30.3 26.0-35.0 781 69.7 65.0-74.0
$50,000+ 3,045 922 29.8 27.3-32.5 2,123 70.2 67.5-72.7
REGION**
Region I 1,253 405 32.6 28.7-36.9 848 67.4 63.1-71.3
Region II 1,231 385 34.1 30.0-38.4 846 65.9 61.6-70.0
Region III 1,308 397 28.3 24.5-32.4 911 71.7 67.6-75.5
Region IV 1,161 347 27.9 24.4-31.7 814 72.1 68.3-75.6
Region V 1,171 333 28.1 24.7-31.9 838 71.9 68.1-75.3
Region VI 1,248 385 32.7 28.5-37.2 863 67.3 62.8-71.5
Region VII 1,187 365 28.4 24.0-33.3 822 71.6 66.7-76.0
Region VIII 1,187 372 29.6 26.1-33.4 815 70.4 66.6-73.9

** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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