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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

General Preparedness

Does your household have a working flashlight and working batteries for your use if the
electricity is out?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,662 11,153 95.2 94.5-95.8 509 4.8 4.2- 5.5
-Buncombe County 256 249 96.3 90.1-98.7 7 3.7 1.3- 9.9
GENDER
Male 96 93 95.1 80.9-98.9 3 4.9 1.1-19.1
Female 160 156 97.4 92.6-99.1 4 2.6 0.9- 7.4
RACE
White 240 236 97.1 89.5-99.2 4 2.9 0.8-10.5
Other 12 11 97.6 81.5-99.7 1 2.4 0.3-18.5
AGE
18-44 49 46 94.5 78.2-98.8 3 5.5 1.2-21.8
45+ 202 199 98.5 94.7-99.6 3 1.5 0.4- 5.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 87 91.2 77.3-96.9 6 8.8 3.1-22.7
Some College + 163 162 99.7 98.2- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 134 95.9 79.1-99.3 2 4.1 0.7-20.9
$50,000+ 78 77 98.6 90.6-99.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4

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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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