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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

General Preparedness

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Respond.^
Landline Cell Other Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,690 2,776 20.5 19.3-21.7 7,338 66.0 64.6-67.4 1,010 8.5 7.7- 9.5 566 5.0 4.3- 5.8
-Mecklenburg County 582 138 20.2 16.2-24.9 402 69.0 63.1-74.3 22 6.3 3.6-11.0 20 4.5 2.1- 9.2
GENDER
Male 195 41 15.9 10.7-23.0 138 69.5 59.7-77.9 10 9.7 4.5-19.5 6 4.9 1.9-12.3
Female 387 97 23.6 18.2-30.2 264 68.6 61.2-75.1 12 3.6 1.7- 7.4 14 4.1 1.3-12.1
RACE
White 399 84 14.2 11.0-18.2 291 75.9 69.2-81.6 11 3.9 1.8- 8.2 13 5.9 2.4-14.0
Other 178 53 28.7 20.5-38.7 107 58.8 48.3-68.7 11 10.0 4.6-20.4 7 2.5 0.9- 6.5
AGE
18-44 149 27 16.8 10.7-25.3 106 68.5 58.0-77.5 11 9.5 4.7-18.5 5 5.1 1.6-15.6
45+ 427 111 24.1 19.6-29.1 290 69.0 63.6-74.0 11 3.1 1.6- 5.9 15 3.9 2.0- 7.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 53 29.4 20.2-40.6 86 48.9 37.1-60.8 9 12.3 5.5-25.4 8 9.5 3.4-23.9
Some College + 423 85 15.9 12.2-20.5 313 78.4 73.2-82.8 13 3.5 1.8- 6.8 12 2.1 1.1- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 69 28.9 21.5-37.7 127 58.6 48.9-67.6 10 10.0 4.7-19.9 9 2.5 1.2- 5.2
$50,000+ 269 38 11.3 7.6-16.6 214 78.2 69.6-84.9 11 6.1 2.5-14.0 6 4.4 1.3-14.0

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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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