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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Well prepared Somewhat prepared Not prepared at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,506 3,761 30.7 29.3-32.1 6,221 55.2 53.7-56.7 1,524 14.1 13.1-15.2
-Mecklenburg County 576 149 23.0 18.6-28.1 331 60.3 54.6-65.8 96 16.7 13.1-21.0
GENDER
Male 195 45 19.0 13.1-26.9 120 65.5 56.2-73.7 30 15.5 10.0-23.1
Female 381 104 26.2 20.3-33.1 211 56.2 49.0-63.1 66 17.6 13.3-23.1
RACE
White 397 102 24.6 18.8-31.6 243 61.4 54.3-68.1 52 14.0 9.9-19.3
Other 174 46 20.9 14.7-28.9 88 60.1 50.2-69.2 40 19.0 13.0-26.9
AGE
18-44 149 34 21.2 14.2-30.4 81 62.6 52.7-71.5 34 16.2 10.8-23.6
45+ 421 113 24.8 20.3-29.9 248 58.3 52.6-63.8 60 16.9 12.8-22.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 47 27.0 17.7-38.8 73 53.7 41.8-65.2 34 19.3 12.7-28.3
Some College + 419 101 21.2 16.7-26.5 257 63.6 57.3-69.5 61 15.2 11.2-20.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 62 27.2 20.0-35.8 110 50.1 40.6-59.7 42 22.7 15.9-31.2
$50,000+ 267 63 21.0 14.9-28.7 166 65.6 57.6-72.8 38 13.4 9.1-19.2

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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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