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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

General Preparedness

Does your household have a 3-day supply of nonperishable food for everyone who lives there?
By nonperishable we mean food that does not require refrigeration or cooking.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,629 10,227 85.7 84.5-86.8 1,402 14.3 13.2-15.5
-Mecklenburg County 578 501 83.5 78.4-87.6 77 16.5 12.4-21.6
GENDER
Male 194 169 82.2 72.8-88.9 25 17.8 11.1-27.2
Female 384 332 84.5 78.6-89.1 52 15.5 10.9-21.4
RACE
White 396 352 87.2 81.5-91.2 44 12.8 8.8-18.5
Other 177 146 79.1 69.0-86.6 31 20.9 13.4-31.0
AGE
18-44 149 128 83.6 74.2-90.1 21 16.4 9.9-25.8
45+ 423 368 83.5 78.4-87.6 55 16.5 12.4-21.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 136 82.3 70.4-90.1 19 17.7 9.9-29.6
Some College + 420 363 84.2 78.6-88.6 57 15.8 11.4-21.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 181 81.7 72.5-88.3 32 18.3 11.7-27.5
$50,000+ 268 232 83.7 76.5-89.1 36 16.3 10.9-23.5

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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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