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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

General Preparedness

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,678 2,869 23.6 22.3-24.9 4,568 39.4 38.0-40.9 453 5.3 4.6- 6.1 3,010 25.7 24.4-27.1 778 6.0 5.4- 6.8
-Mecklenburg County 581 149 24.5 20.0-29.6 246 40.7 35.0-46.5 29 7.3 4.5-11.5 127 21.1 16.9-26.1 30 6.4 3.7-10.9
GENDER
Male 195 43 21.9 15.2-30.4 100 47.7 38.1-57.5 11 7.5 3.3-16.3 34 17.2 11.2-25.4 7 5.8 2.3-13.6
Female 386 106 26.6 20.9-33.2 146 35.0 28.7-41.9 18 7.1 4.1-12.0 93 24.3 18.8-30.8 23 7.0 3.5-13.3
RACE
White 398 95 21.7 17.1-27.3 192 49.0 42.1-55.9 21 8.4 4.7-14.6 66 13.7 9.8-19.0 24 7.2 4.0-12.5
Other 178 52 28.3 20.0-38.3 53 29.3 20.4-40.2 8 5.8 2.5-12.8 59 31.1 22.8-40.8 6 5.5 1.8-15.9
AGE
18-44 148 33 21.9 14.9-31.1 54 36.3 26.9-46.8 16 10.9 6.0-19.1 38 23.5 16.4-32.7 7 7.4 3.1-16.6
45+ 427 115 27.3 22.5-32.5 189 45.5 40.0-51.1 13 3.5 1.9- 6.4 87 18.1 14.4-22.6 23 5.6 3.4- 9.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 45 29.7 20.1-41.6 42 24.9 15.6-37.3 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5 50 29.1 19.9-40.3 15 15.0 7.6-27.6
Some College + 422 104 22.2 17.7-27.4 202 48.1 41.6-54.6 25 10.2 6.2-16.2 76 17.2 13.0-22.4 15 2.4 1.4- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 62 28.5 20.7-37.7 78 30.0 22.6-38.5 3 2.3 0.6- 8.9 60 31.6 23.2-41.3 12 7.7 2.9-18.8
$50,000+ 268 64 21.1 15.9-27.5 130 48.4 40.4-56.4 20 9.9 5.5-17.0 43 16.3 11.3-23.0 11 4.3 2.0- 9.0

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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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