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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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
-Gaston County 259 229 89.8 83.1-94.0 13 5.0 2.0-11.5 17 5.3 2.9- 9.6
GENDER
Male 95 80 87.3 75.1-93.9 8 8.0 2.8-20.8 7 4.7 1.9-11.3
Female 164 149 92.5 85.6-96.2 5 1.7 0.6- 4.1 10 5.9 2.5-13.0
RACE
White 217 189 86.0 77.5-91.7 12 6.7 2.7-15.6 16 7.3 3.9-13.0
Other 42 40 98.9 95.3-99.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.7 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
AGE
18-44 55 51 91.6 75.7-97.4 2 5.7 1.1-23.8 2 2.7 0.6-11.7
45+ 203 177 88.2 81.6-92.7 11 4.4 2.2- 8.6 15 7.4 3.9-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 122 94.1 86.7-97.5 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 8 5.3 2.1-12.8
Some College + 127 107 83.7 71.4-91.4 11 11.0 4.4-24.8 9 5.3 2.6-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 126 91.3 83.5-95.6 6 3.0 1.1- 8.3 7 5.7 2.3-13.1
$50,000+ 76 68 86.0 67.7-94.8 4 8.6 2.0-30.0 4 5.4 1.5-17.5

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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.

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