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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

General Preparedness

Does your household have a 3-day supply of nonperishable food for everyone who lives there?
By nonperishable we mean food that does not require refrigeration or cooking.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,629 10,227 85.7 84.5-86.8 1,402 14.3 13.2-15.5
-Eastern NC 3,004 2,602 85.7 83.3-87.8 402 14.3 12.2-16.7
GENDER
Male 1,044 931 88.1 84.5-91.0 113 11.9 9.0-15.5
Female 1,960 1,671 83.3 80.0-86.1 289 16.7 13.9-20.0
RACE
White 2,008 1,778 87.9 85.3-90.1 230 12.1 9.9-14.7
African American 711 595 82.7 77.2-87.1 116 17.3 12.9-22.8
Other Minorities 269 215 78.2 67.0-86.4 54 21.8 13.6-33.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 124 97 77.5 62.7-87.6 27 22.5 12.4-37.3
Non-Hispanic 2,874 2,500 86.4 84.1-88.4 374 13.6 11.6-15.9
AGE
18-24 125 99 79.2 67.5-87.5 26 20.8 12.5-32.5
25-34 309 249 86.4 80.4-90.7 60 13.6 9.3-19.6
35-44 403 336 81.6 74.9-86.8 67 18.4 13.2-25.1
45-54 548 468 86.9 82.4-90.3 80 13.1 9.7-17.6
55-64 658 570 86.2 82.0-89.5 88 13.8 10.5-18.0
65+ 932 855 92.6 89.5-94.8 77 7.4 5.2-10.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 407 343 84.0 77.6-88.8 64 16.0 11.2-22.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 955 818 84.6 79.6-88.5 137 15.4 11.5-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 800 697 85.7 81.0-89.4 103 14.3 10.6-19.0
College Graduate 839 741 87.7 83.5-91.0 98 12.3 9.0-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 359 303 85.8 79.3-90.5 56 14.2 9.5-20.7
$15,000- 24,999 528 451 76.9 68.1-83.9 77 23.1 16.1-31.9
$25,000- 34,999 334 284 82.4 74.4-88.4 50 17.6 11.6-25.6
$35,000- 49,999 365 319 91.4 87.1-94.3 46 8.6 5.7-12.9
$50,000-74,999 364 309 80.5 72.5-86.6 55 19.5 13.4-27.5
$75,000+ 553 491 90.6 86.7-93.4 62 9.4 6.6-13.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,204 1,027 84.4 80.4-87.7 177 15.6 12.3-19.6
No 1,747 1,530 86.6 83.5-89.2 217 13.4 10.8-16.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 483 438 88.2 82.5-92.1 45 11.8 7.9-17.5
Non-Veteran 2,520 2,163 85.1 82.5-87.5 357 14.9 12.5-17.5

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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