SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

General Preparedness

Does your household have a working flashlight and working batteries for your use if the
electricity is out?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,662 11,153 95.2 94.5-95.8 509 4.8 4.2- 5.5
-Mecklenburg County 581 552 93.4 89.4-95.9 29 6.6 4.1-10.6
GENDER
Male 195 190 96.4 90.0-98.7 5 3.6 1.3-10.0
Female 386 362 91.0 84.9-94.8 24 9.0 5.2-15.1
RACE
White 398 393 99.1 97.7-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3
Other 178 156 86.1 77.1-92.0 22 13.9 8.0-22.9
AGE
18-44 149 133 90.2 82.6-94.7 16 9.8 5.3-17.4
45+ 426 413 96.7 93.4-98.4 13 3.3 1.6- 6.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 144 90.4 79.9-95.7 11 9.6 4.3-20.1
Some College + 423 405 94.7 90.7-97.1 18 5.3 2.9- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 196 89.7 83.1-93.9 18 10.3 6.1-16.9
$50,000+ 269 265 97.5 92.0-99.3 4 2.5 0.7- 8.0

Back to General Preparedness.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 25MAY11.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook