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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,526 8,692 77.2 76.0-78.5 2,834 22.8 21.5-24.0
GENDER
Male 4,258 3,340 80.4 78.4-82.1 918 19.6 17.9-21.6
Female 7,268 5,352 74.3 72.7-75.9 1,916 25.7 24.1-27.3
RACE
White 9,003 6,942 79.6 78.3-80.9 2,061 20.4 19.1-21.7
African American 1,781 1,268 71.9 68.4-75.2 513 28.1 24.8-31.6
Asian 96 61 66.3 52.8-77.5 35 33.7 22.5-47.2
Native American 254 178 83.6 77.2-88.5 76 16.4 11.5-22.8
Other Minorities 326 199 66.9 58.6-74.3 127 33.1 25.7-41.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 388 243 65.5 58.0-72.4 145 34.5 27.6-42.0
-English Speaking 223 155 67.7 56.5-77.3 68 32.3 22.7-43.5
-Spanish Speaking 165 88 63.4 52.7-72.9 77 36.6 27.1-47.3
Non-Hispanic 11,107 8,426 78.1 76.9-79.3 2,681 21.9 20.7-23.1
AGE
18-24 325 242 76.9 70.5-82.2 83 23.1 17.8-29.5
25-34 944 685 77.3 73.7-80.6 259 22.7 19.4-26.3
35-44 1,625 1,236 76.6 73.8-79.2 389 23.4 20.8-26.2
45-54 2,170 1,680 78.3 75.8-80.6 490 21.7 19.4-24.2
55-64 2,571 2,015 80.9 78.9-82.7 556 19.1 17.3-21.1
65-74 2,173 1,638 75.0 72.4-77.4 535 25.0 22.6-27.6
75+ 1,609 1,109 71.7 68.6-74.7 500 28.3 25.3-31.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,446 922 66.2 62.0-70.1 524 33.8 29.9-38.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,302 2,491 77.3 74.6-79.8 811 22.7 20.2-25.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,895 2,243 79.3 77.0-81.5 652 20.7 18.5-23.0
College Graduate 3,865 3,021 79.9 78.1-81.6 844 20.1 18.4-21.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,245 781 66.3 62.1-70.2 464 33.7 29.8-37.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,837 1,317 71.6 67.9-75.0 520 28.4 25.0-32.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,233 921 74.7 70.5-78.4 312 25.3 21.6-29.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,450 1,136 77.9 74.1-81.4 314 22.1 18.6-25.9
$50,000-74,999 1,531 1,217 80.0 76.8-82.8 314 20.0 17.2-23.2
$75,000+ 2,428 1,991 83.7 81.7-85.5 437 16.3 14.5-18.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,361 3,084 73.4 71.2-75.5 1,277 26.6 24.5-28.8
No 6,972 5,469 79.2 77.6-80.7 1,503 20.8 19.3-22.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,616 1,263 78.3 75.0-81.3 353 21.7 18.7-25.0
Non-Veteran 9,906 7,425 77.1 75.7-78.4 2,481 22.9 21.6-24.3

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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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