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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No No one HH requires meds.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,650 9,803 78.9 77.5-80.2 649 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,198 13.7 12.6-14.9
-Eastern NC 3,012 2,519 78.1 75.2-80.9 190 9.1 7.1-11.6 303 12.8 10.7-15.1
GENDER
Male 1,046 873 80.6 76.0-84.5 60 7.7 5.0-11.7 113 11.7 8.9-15.3
Female 1,966 1,646 75.9 71.8-79.5 130 10.4 7.7-13.9 190 13.8 11.1-17.0
RACE
White 2,018 1,742 80.6 77.0-83.7 89 7.2 5.0-10.2 187 12.3 9.9-15.1
African American 708 564 75.0 68.6-80.6 68 11.9 8.0-17.5 76 13.0 9.0-18.5
Other Minorities 270 199 70.6 59.2-79.9 33 15.1 8.2-26.3 38 14.2 8.5-23.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 78 65.5 51.0-77.5 22 18.5 9.5-33.0 23 16.0 8.7-27.6
Non-Hispanic 2,883 2,436 79.3 76.3-82.0 168 8.3 6.3-10.7 279 12.5 10.4-14.8
AGE
18-24 123 79 63.5 50.5-74.8 22 24.2 14.2-38.1 22 12.3 7.3-19.8
25-34 309 210 66.6 57.9-74.4 26 7.5 4.3-13.0 73 25.8 18.7-34.5
35-44 407 300 71.1 63.9-77.4 42 10.1 6.4-15.6 65 18.8 13.5-25.5
45-54 551 452 82.2 77.0-86.4 42 8.5 5.5-12.9 57 9.3 6.4-13.2
55-64 659 580 89.6 86.3-92.3 30 3.7 2.3- 5.8 49 6.7 4.6- 9.6
65+ 934 873 93.6 91.0-95.5 27 3.3 2.0- 5.5 34 3.0 1.8- 5.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 404 334 77.7 69.3-84.3 40 11.3 7.4-17.0 30 11.0 5.9-19.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 957 794 73.6 67.4-79.0 75 13.1 8.7-19.2 88 13.3 9.8-17.7
Some Post-H.S. 807 664 81.0 76.2-85.1 43 6.8 4.1-11.0 100 12.2 9.3-15.8
College Graduate 841 725 81.2 75.8-85.7 32 5.3 3.1- 8.9 84 13.5 9.6-18.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 358 292 78.5 70.1-85.0 36 9.8 6.2-15.1 30 11.7 6.6-20.0
$15,000- 24,999 532 433 72.1 63.5-79.4 45 16.1 9.9-25.2 54 11.7 7.7-17.5
$25,000- 34,999 333 272 70.9 59.3-80.2 25 15.9 8.1-28.7 36 13.3 7.8-21.8
$35,000- 49,999 369 308 79.2 71.5-85.2 20 6.8 3.7-11.9 41 14.1 9.0-21.2
$50,000-74,999 364 313 82.4 74.8-88.0 13 4.7 1.9-11.1 38 12.9 8.3-19.7
$75,000+ 556 486 83.8 77.6-88.6 19 3.8 2.1- 6.8 51 12.4 8.1-18.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,207 1,070 85.0 80.9-88.4 87 8.9 6.2-12.5 50 6.1 4.1- 9.0
No 1,752 1,412 75.1 71.0-78.8 94 9.2 6.5-12.7 246 15.7 13.0-19.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 485 414 85.6 80.1-89.7 17 5.3 2.5-10.7 54 9.2 6.4-13.0
Non-Veteran 2,526 2,105 76.6 73.2-79.7 172 9.9 7.6-12.8 249 13.5 11.2-16.2

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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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