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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Landline Cell Other Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,690 2,776 20.5 19.3-21.7 7,338 66.0 64.6-67.4 1,010 8.5 7.7- 9.5 566 5.0 4.3- 5.8
-Buncombe County 256 62 24.4 17.7-32.7 166 63.2 54.8-70.9 17 8.2 4.4-14.8 11 4.2 1.9- 9.0
GENDER
Male 96 24 23.5 13.3-38.2 63 66.7 52.3-78.6 8 9.1 3.6-21.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
Female 160 38 25.2 17.5-34.9 103 60.0 50.1-69.1 9 7.3 3.1-16.2 10 7.5 3.3-16.1
RACE
White 240 56 21.9 16.0-29.3 160 64.9 56.7-72.3 13 8.5 4.4-15.8 11 4.7 2.1- 9.9
Other 12 6 72.1 29.3-94.2 2 19.6 2.8-67.6 4 8.2 2.0-28.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 49 14 30.8 17.6-48.3 28 52.7 37.0-67.9 5 13.1 5.4-28.4 2 3.4 0.7-14.5
45+ 202 47 20.0 14.8-26.4 134 70.2 62.5-76.9 12 4.9 2.4- 9.6 9 4.9 2.0-11.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 32 34.2 21.7-49.4 46 44.7 31.5-58.7 9 15.6 7.3-30.2 6 5.5 1.8-15.6
Some College + 163 30 17.7 11.3-26.6 120 75.8 66.4-83.1 8 3.2 1.2- 7.9 5 3.3 1.1- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 44 31.6 22.7-42.2 75 49.5 38.7-60.3 12 12.8 6.1-25.1 5 6.1 2.0-16.9
$50,000+ 78 6 10.7 4.1-25.4 68 85.3 71.2-93.1 2 2.6 0.5-13.5 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7

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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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