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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness

Does your household have a 3-day supply of nonperishable food for everyone who lives there?
By nonperishable we mean food that does not require refrigeration or cooking.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,629 10,227 85.7 84.5-86.8 1,402 14.3 13.2-15.5
GENDER
Male 4,283 3,855 87.6 85.7-89.2 428 12.4 10.8-14.3
Female 7,346 6,372 83.9 82.4-85.3 974 16.1 14.7-17.6
RACE
White 9,095 8,148 88.1 87.0-89.2 947 11.9 10.8-13.0
African American 1,789 1,484 81.2 77.8-84.1 305 18.8 15.9-22.2
Asian 99 82 77.5 63.1-87.4 17 22.5 12.6-36.9
Native American 251 210 84.2 76.6-89.7 41 15.8 10.3-23.4
Other Minorities 329 250 73.9 65.2-81.1 79 26.1 18.9-34.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 388 300 73.7 65.9-80.2 88 26.3 19.8-34.1
-English Speaking 223 180 73.5 61.8-82.7 43 26.5 17.3-38.2
-Spanish Speaking 165 120 73.8 63.0-82.4 45 26.2 17.6-37.0
Non-Hispanic 11,210 9,901 86.6 85.4-87.6 1,309 13.4 12.4-14.6
AGE
18-24 329 269 81.7 75.5-86.6 60 18.3 13.4-24.5
25-34 945 769 81.6 77.9-84.8 176 18.4 15.2-22.1
35-44 1,631 1,371 83.7 81.1-86.0 260 16.3 14.0-18.9
45-54 2,194 1,875 85.2 83.0-87.1 319 14.8 12.9-17.0
55-64 2,598 2,318 89.4 87.8-90.9 280 10.6 9.1-12.2
65-74 2,193 2,030 93.3 91.8-94.5 163 6.7 5.5- 8.2
75+ 1,629 1,503 91.3 88.3-93.6 126 8.7 6.4-11.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,455 1,272 84.6 80.9-87.7 183 15.4 12.3-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,328 2,906 84.4 81.7-86.7 422 15.6 13.3-18.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,922 2,596 86.8 84.6-88.7 326 13.2 11.3-15.4
College Graduate 3,906 3,438 86.6 84.8-88.2 468 13.4 11.8-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,253 1,055 82.7 78.8-86.0 198 17.3 14.0-21.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,844 1,602 81.7 77.9-85.0 242 18.3 15.0-22.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,243 1,091 83.1 78.8-86.7 152 16.9 13.3-21.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,462 1,284 86.7 83.3-89.5 178 13.3 10.5-16.7
$50,000-74,999 1,548 1,347 83.5 80.2-86.3 201 16.5 13.7-19.8
$75,000+ 2,452 2,200 89.0 87.0-90.8 252 11.0 9.2-13.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,413 3,854 85.3 83.3-87.1 559 14.7 12.9-16.7
No 7,018 6,197 86.0 84.5-87.3 821 14.0 12.7-15.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,618 1,474 89.9 87.3-92.1 144 10.1 7.9-12.7
Non-Veteran 10,007 8,749 85.1 83.8-86.3 1,258 14.9 13.7-16.2

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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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