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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 3,009 2,662 85.9 83.0-88.3 128 5.2 3.9- 6.8 219 9.0 6.9-11.6
GENDER
Male 1,045 872 80.7 75.8-84.8 68 7.2 5.1-10.3 105 12.1 8.6-16.8
Female 1,964 1,790 90.8 87.8-93.2 60 3.1 2.1- 4.7 114 6.0 4.0- 8.9
RACE
White 2,017 1,727 81.8 78.0-85.1 102 6.6 4.9- 8.9 188 11.6 8.7-15.2
African American 706 668 94.7 91.2-96.8 15 2.2 0.9- 5.6 23 3.1 1.7- 5.4
Other Minorities 269 252 91.7 78.8-97.1 10 2.5 0.9- 6.9 7 5.8 1.4-21.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 122 114 93.1 72.5-98.6 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 5 6.6 1.3-28.0
Non-Hispanic 2,881 2,544 85.3 82.4-87.8 124 5.6 4.2- 7.3 213 9.1 7.0-11.8
AGE
18-24 124 112 81.1 65.1-90.8 3 1.3 0.3- 4.9 9 17.6 8.1-34.1
25-34 305 276 84.2 75.7-90.1 14 8.5 4.2-16.4 15 7.3 3.7-14.0
35-44 404 369 93.0 89.2-95.6 16 4.0 2.0- 7.8 19 3.0 1.7- 5.1
45-54 549 479 84.8 79.7-88.8 26 6.4 3.8-10.7 44 8.8 5.9-12.8
55-64 662 574 84.7 79.6-88.7 30 5.4 3.1- 9.2 58 9.8 6.7-14.3
65+ 936 824 86.1 82.4-89.1 39 4.7 3.1- 7.1 73 9.2 6.7-12.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 408 369 88.2 81.5-92.6 22 8.5 4.7-15.1 17 3.3 1.6- 6.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 958 853 85.4 79.8-89.6 39 4.5 2.7- 7.4 66 10.1 6.3-15.7
Some Post-H.S. 802 694 83.0 76.2-88.2 39 3.8 2.4- 5.9 69 13.2 8.3-20.4
College Graduate 838 744 88.4 84.1-91.7 28 5.8 3.2-10.3 66 5.8 4.1- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 361 323 90.1 84.0-94.1 19 6.1 3.0-12.2 19 3.7 1.9- 7.1
$15,000- 24,999 530 476 87.8 80.2-92.7 25 3.5 2.0- 6.1 29 8.7 4.3-16.8
$25,000- 34,999 331 303 91.8 86.1-95.3 16 5.4 2.7-10.6 12 2.8 1.1- 6.6
$35,000- 49,999 368 326 85.1 77.6-90.4 16 8.2 4.1-15.8 26 6.7 3.9-11.5
$50,000-74,999 362 321 88.6 83.2-92.4 13 4.2 2.0- 8.7 28 7.2 4.4-11.5
$75,000+ 556 480 82.0 74.3-87.8 21 5.5 2.7-11.0 55 12.5 7.6-19.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,217 1,065 85.8 81.4-89.3 66 6.0 4.2- 8.5 86 8.2 5.3-12.5
No 1,755 1,565 85.9 82.0-89.0 61 4.8 3.2- 7.1 129 9.3 6.6-13.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 485 402 82.0 76.3-86.6 28 5.7 3.4- 9.4 55 12.2 8.4-17.6
Non-Veteran 2,523 2,259 86.7 83.4-89.4 100 5.0 3.6- 6.9 164 8.3 6.0-11.4

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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.

**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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