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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

General Preparedness

If public authorities announced a mandatory evacuation from your community due to a large-scale disaster or emergency,
would you evacuate?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,655 10,328 88.2 87.1-89.2 455 4.3 3.7- 5.0 872 7.5 6.6- 8.5
-Buncombe County 256 223 84.2 76.6-89.7 13 7.3 3.5-14.6 20 8.4 4.9-14.0
GENDER
Male 96 74 76.0 62.5-85.7 9 12.1 5.0-26.2 13 11.9 6.2-21.9
Female 160 149 91.8 83.9-96.0 4 3.0 1.0- 8.5 7 5.2 2.0-12.9
RACE
White 240 209 84.5 77.0-89.9 12 6.3 2.9-12.9 19 9.2 5.3-15.3
Other 12 11 97.5 80.9-99.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.5 0.3-19.1
AGE
18-44 49 41 82.9 67.6-91.8 4 9.3 3.2-24.4 4 7.8 2.7-20.2
45+ 202 179 85.8 76.9-91.6 8 5.8 2.1-15.2 15 8.4 4.5-15.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 83 84.6 70.3-92.8 4 8.3 2.6-23.7 6 7.0 2.7-17.2
Some College + 163 140 83.9 74.4-90.4 9 6.7 2.6-15.8 14 9.4 4.9-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 120 86.8 76.6-93.0 7 6.3 2.4-15.7 9 6.8 2.9-15.3
$50,000+ 78 68 82.9 68.2-91.6 4 7.2 1.9-23.5 6 9.9 4.0-22.3

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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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