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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Well prepared Somewhat prepared Not prepared at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,506 3,761 30.7 29.3-32.1 6,221 55.2 53.7-56.7 1,524 14.1 13.1-15.2
-Buncombe County 255 100 37.5 29.9-45.7 126 49.4 41.4-57.5 29 13.1 8.2-20.3
GENDER
Male 96 38 39.3 27.0-53.1 48 48.7 35.8-61.7 10 12.1 5.3-25.2
Female 159 62 35.8 27.4-45.1 78 50.2 40.7-59.7 19 14.0 8.1-23.1
RACE
White 239 94 35.1 28.2-42.7 121 52.5 44.5-60.3 24 12.4 7.5-19.9
Other 12 4 52.8 14.1-88.4 3 17.5 3.8-53.3 5 29.6 6.4-72.2
AGE
18-44 48 11 27.0 14.4-44.7 29 53.7 37.7-69.0 8 19.3 9.5-35.3
45+ 202 88 45.5 37.6-53.6 94 46.2 38.4-54.2 20 8.3 4.9-13.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 92 38 39.7 26.4-54.7 42 44.2 31.0-58.3 12 16.1 7.7-30.6
Some College + 163 62 36.0 27.5-45.4 84 53.0 43.5-62.2 17 11.1 6.1-19.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 134 54 35.8 26.5-46.4 60 42.9 32.4-54.0 20 21.3 12.3-34.3
$50,000+ 78 28 33.8 22.6-47.1 44 58.3 45.1-70.4 6 7.9 3.3-18.0

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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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