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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

General Preparedness

How well prepared do you feel your household is to handle a large-scale disaster or emergency?
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  Total
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
-Gaston County 256 75 27.1 19.2-36.8 133 52.5 43.0-61.9 48 20.4 13.9-28.8
GENDER
Male 94 38 34.9 21.4-51.2 39 44.5 29.6-60.5 17 20.6 11.0-35.5
Female 162 37 18.7 12.7-26.7 94 61.3 51.6-70.2 31 20.0 13.4-28.9
RACE
White 215 61 27.3 20.2-35.9 116 53.9 45.2-62.3 38 18.8 13.1-26.2
Other 41 14 26.5 9.6-55.0 17 49.3 26.0-72.9 10 24.2 9.6-49.1
AGE
18-44 55 12 25.2 11.8-45.7 23 45.5 28.9-63.2 20 29.3 16.7-46.1
45+ 200 63 28.8 21.7-37.0 109 58.3 49.4-66.7 28 13.0 8.4-19.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 46 32.0 20.0-47.0 58 46.1 32.4-60.4 27 21.9 12.7-35.1
Some College + 125 29 20.2 13.5-29.1 75 61.6 50.9-71.2 21 18.2 11.3-28.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 42 28.9 19.8-40.1 64 46.1 34.5-58.2 31 25.0 16.7-35.7
$50,000+ 77 19 21.9 13.0-34.3 48 65.0 51.7-76.2 10 13.2 6.7-24.2

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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.

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