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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

General Preparedness

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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
-Eastern NC 2,974 1,055 35.0 32.0-38.0 1,564 51.8 48.7-55.0 355 13.2 11.2-15.6
GENDER
Male 1,039 406 38.3 33.5-43.4 530 51.5 46.4-56.5 103 10.2 7.5-13.6
Female 1,935 649 31.7 28.5-35.1 1,034 52.2 48.3-56.0 252 16.1 13.2-19.5
RACE
White 2,001 759 39.1 35.4-42.9 1,046 51.0 47.1-54.8 196 10.0 7.8-12.6
African American 697 201 25.4 20.7-30.7 391 57.9 51.7-63.8 105 16.7 12.6-21.9
Other Minorities 261 87 28.4 19.0-40.1 120 45.4 34.0-57.2 54 26.3 17.6-37.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 121 35 26.1 15.3-40.9 57 50.1 35.8-64.3 29 23.8 14.0-37.4
Non-Hispanic 2,848 1,018 35.7 32.7-38.9 1,506 52.0 48.8-55.2 324 12.2 10.2-14.5
AGE
18-24 124 34 28.3 18.1-41.4 64 52.6 39.8-65.0 26 19.1 11.3-30.5
25-34 307 97 36.1 27.9-45.2 156 50.4 41.7-59.0 54 13.5 8.9-20.0
35-44 403 109 27.7 21.7-34.7 226 54.4 47.1-61.6 68 17.8 12.8-24.3
45-54 540 158 30.4 24.7-36.6 310 58.1 51.8-64.2 72 11.5 8.4-15.6
55-64 657 218 34.7 29.4-40.5 364 53.3 47.4-59.0 75 12.0 8.7-16.3
65+ 914 427 51.5 46.7-56.3 428 42.1 37.5-46.9 59 6.4 4.1- 9.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 395 129 32.3 25.4-40.0 188 39.4 32.2-47.1 78 28.3 20.8-37.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 937 317 32.3 26.8-38.4 502 53.5 47.4-59.5 118 14.2 10.5-19.0
Some Post-H.S. 802 284 36.5 30.8-42.6 427 50.7 44.6-56.7 91 12.8 9.3-17.4
College Graduate 838 323 37.9 32.8-43.2 447 56.3 50.9-61.5 68 5.8 4.1- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 353 99 24.5 18.2-32.3 171 47.9 38.5-57.5 83 27.5 19.7-37.0
$15,000- 24,999 523 170 30.1 23.5-37.8 276 47.2 39.5-55.1 77 22.6 16.4-30.4
$25,000- 34,999 329 111 30.5 22.4-39.9 174 47.8 38.4-57.3 44 21.8 13.7-32.8
$35,000- 49,999 367 133 40.1 32.3-48.4 201 53.9 45.7-61.8 33 6.0 3.9- 9.2
$50,000-74,999 364 123 31.8 25.3-39.1 203 58.9 51.3-66.1 38 9.3 6.0-14.1
$75,000+ 554 218 43.1 36.3-50.2 302 51.8 44.8-58.6 34 5.1 3.1- 8.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,187 400 34.7 30.1-39.7 614 47.4 42.6-52.2 173 17.9 14.1-22.4
No 1,730 633 34.9 31.1-39.0 924 54.5 50.4-58.7 173 10.5 8.3-13.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 482 218 43.0 36.6-49.7 229 49.6 42.8-56.4 35 7.4 4.8-11.1
Non-Veteran 2,491 836 33.2 29.9-36.7 1,335 52.3 48.7-55.9 320 14.4 12.1-17.2

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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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