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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,787 1,594 90.4 88.1-92.3 193 9.6 7.7-11.9
GENDER
Male 529 490 94.4 91.4-96.4 39 5.6 3.6- 8.6
Female 1,258 1,104 87.2 83.8-90.0 154 12.8 10.0-16.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 13 65.5 34.5-87.2 5 34.5 12.8-65.5
Non-Hispanic 1,766 1,579 90.5 88.2-92.4 187 9.5 7.6-11.8
AGE
18-24 71 63 93.9 84.8-97.7 8 6.1 2.3-15.2
25-34 196 167 89.4 82.0-94.0 29 10.6 6.0-18.0
35-44 238 202 88.3 82.9-92.1 36 11.7 7.9-17.1
45-54 401 358 90.3 85.6-93.6 43 9.7 6.4-14.4
55-64 425 395 92.5 88.4-95.2 30 7.5 4.8-11.6
65+ 434 389 87.5 79.4-92.7 45 12.5 7.3-20.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 240 82.0 73.0-88.5 49 18.0 11.5-27.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 574 511 93.0 89.6-95.4 63 7.0 4.6-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 468 418 90.2 86.2-93.1 50 9.8 6.9-13.8
College Graduate 452 422 92.6 87.7-95.7 30 7.4 4.3-12.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 269 85.8 81.1-89.5 63 14.2 10.5-18.9
$15,000- 24,999 366 321 91.2 87.1-94.1 45 8.8 5.9-12.9
$25,000- 34,999 222 204 94.6 89.9-97.2 18 5.4 2.8-10.1
$35,000-49,999 216 199 91.6 85.1-95.4 17 8.4 4.6-14.9
$50,000- 74,999 186 174 92.2 82.1-96.8 12 7.8 3.2-17.9
$75,000+ 192 185 95.5 89.7-98.1 7 4.5 1.9-10.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 764 669 88.9 84.8-91.9 95 11.1 8.1-15.2
No 986 896 92.0 89.4-94.1 90 8.0 5.9-10.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 227 215 96.0 92.3-98.0 12 4.0 2.0- 7.7
Non-Veteran 1,559 1,378 89.5 86.9-91.6 181 10.5 8.4-13.1

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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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