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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

General Preparedness

Does your household have a working flashlight and working batteries for your use if the
electricity is out?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,662 11,153 95.2 94.5-95.8 509 4.8 4.2- 5.5
-Gaston County 259 245 94.1 88.4-97.1 14 5.9 2.9-11.6
GENDER
Male 95 91 93.9 82.2-98.1 4 6.1 1.9-17.8
Female 164 154 94.4 88.2-97.4 10 5.6 2.6-11.8
RACE
White 217 209 95.1 86.9-98.3 8 4.9 1.7-13.1
Other 42 36 91.8 80.0-96.9 6 8.2 3.1-20.0
AGE
18-44 55 49 90.4 77.4-96.3 6 9.6 3.7-22.6
45+ 203 195 97.2 93.8-98.8 8 2.8 1.2- 6.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 120 90.8 81.1-95.7 12 9.2 4.3-18.9
Some College + 127 125 98.9 94.3-99.8 2 1.1 0.2- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 126 86.5 74.7-93.3 13 13.5 6.7-25.3
$50,000+ 76 76 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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