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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,755 452 24.4 21.3-27.7 992 58.6 54.8-62.3 311 17.0 14.5-19.9
GENDER
Male 523 156 27.0 21.7-33.1 289 58.6 51.9-64.9 78 14.4 10.6-19.4
Female 1,232 296 22.2 19.0-25.9 703 58.7 54.4-62.9 233 19.1 16.0-22.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 6 27.2 10.3-55.0 10 65.4 37.9-85.4 2 7.4 1.4-31.4
Non-Hispanic 1,734 445 24.2 21.2-27.6 981 58.7 54.9-62.4 308 17.1 14.5-20.0
AGE
18-24 71 18 18.9 10.4-31.6 40 69.2 55.5-80.1 13 12.0 6.1-22.1
25-34 196 55 27.6 19.8-37.1 102 53.5 43.8-62.9 39 18.9 12.5-27.5
35-44 235 34 12.9 8.2-19.7 144 64.6 55.7-72.6 57 22.5 15.9-30.9
45-54 393 92 25.9 19.5-33.6 213 55.7 48.0-63.1 88 18.4 13.8-24.2
55-64 420 108 30.6 24.7-37.3 257 55.1 48.4-61.7 55 14.2 10.1-19.6
65+ 419 138 31.2 25.2-37.8 225 54.7 47.7-61.6 56 14.1 9.5-20.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 101 34.2 25.4-44.2 118 46.8 36.6-57.2 55 19.0 13.2-26.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 562 145 23.9 18.6-30.1 318 62.9 56.2-69.2 99 13.2 9.9-17.4
Some Post-H.S. 466 108 21.6 16.9-27.2 269 55.0 48.0-61.8 89 23.4 17.4-30.5
College Graduate 450 97 21.4 16.2-27.8 286 64.0 56.9-70.5 67 14.6 10.2-20.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 320 82 26.2 19.7-34.0 157 47.0 39.1-55.0 81 26.8 19.8-35.1
$15,000- 24,999 366 92 20.7 15.3-27.4 204 61.7 53.6-69.2 70 17.7 12.7-24.1
$25,000- 34,999 217 52 22.7 15.2-32.5 127 58.7 48.2-68.6 38 18.6 11.9-27.8
$35,000-49,999 215 46 20.4 13.9-28.9 137 62.8 52.3-72.2 32 16.8 9.9-27.3
$50,000- 74,999 186 41 22.5 15.1-32.1 112 63.0 52.4-72.5 33 14.5 8.8-22.9
$75,000+ 192 50 24.0 17.1-32.6 121 63.4 54.0-71.9 21 12.5 7.2-21.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 744 191 25.8 21.0-31.4 395 52.2 46.4-57.9 158 22.0 17.6-27.1
No 972 252 23.9 20.0-28.3 574 61.5 56.5-66.2 146 14.6 11.6-18.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 223 64 26.9 19.7-35.7 131 63.0 53.7-71.5 28 10.0 6.1-16.2
Non-Veteran 1,531 388 24.0 20.7-27.6 860 57.9 53.8-61.9 283 18.1 15.3-21.3

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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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