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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,526 8,692 77.2 76.0-78.5 2,834 22.8 21.5-24.0
-Mecklenburg County 568 419 75.0 69.7-79.7 149 25.0 20.3-30.3
GENDER
Male 191 150 78.2 69.3-85.1 41 21.8 14.9-30.7
Female 377 269 72.4 65.7-78.3 108 27.6 21.7-34.3
RACE
White 387 301 82.2 76.7-86.6 86 17.8 13.4-23.3
Other 176 117 66.2 56.0-75.2 59 33.8 24.8-44.0
AGE
18-44 147 108 76.1 66.7-83.6 39 23.9 16.4-33.3
45+ 415 307 74.2 68.8-78.9 108 25.8 21.1-31.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 105 71.9 60.7-80.9 49 28.1 19.1-39.3
Some College + 411 312 76.7 70.6-81.8 99 23.3 18.2-29.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 144 67.1 57.7-75.3 68 32.9 24.7-42.3
$50,000+ 260 203 79.5 72.1-85.3 57 20.5 14.7-27.9

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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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