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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 11,662 11,153 95.2 94.5-95.8 509 4.8 4.2- 5.5
GENDER
Male 4,299 4,168 96.4 95.4-97.2 131 3.6 2.8- 4.6
Female 7,363 6,985 94.1 93.1-95.0 378 5.9 5.0- 6.9
RACE
White 9,126 8,898 97.5 97.0-98.0 228 2.5 2.0- 3.0
African American 1,787 1,594 90.4 88.1-92.3 193 9.6 7.7-11.9
Asian 100 92 89.6 77.6-95.5 8 10.4 4.5-22.4
Native American 254 238 95.3 90.8-97.7 16 4.7 2.3- 9.2
Other Minorities 329 271 84.8 78.5-89.6 58 15.2 10.4-21.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 389 317 81.9 75.5-86.9 72 18.1 13.1-24.5
-English Speaking 224 199 89.9 81.7-94.7 25 10.1 5.3-18.3
-Spanish Speaking 165 118 74.0 63.6-82.3 47 26.0 17.7-36.4
Non-Hispanic 11,242 10,809 96.2 95.7-96.7 433 3.8 3.3- 4.3
AGE
18-24 332 313 96.5 93.5-98.1 19 3.5 1.9- 6.5
25-34 945 867 93.1 90.5-95.0 78 6.9 5.0- 9.5
35-44 1,637 1,533 93.4 91.6-94.8 104 6.6 5.2- 8.4
45-54 2,194 2,095 95.7 94.4-96.7 99 4.3 3.3- 5.6
55-64 2,602 2,525 97.2 96.3-97.9 77 2.8 2.1- 3.7
65-74 2,206 2,139 96.8 95.4-97.7 67 3.2 2.3- 4.6
75+ 1,635 1,574 95.5 92.5-97.3 61 4.5 2.7- 7.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,461 1,315 87.2 83.9-89.9 146 12.8 10.1-16.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,333 3,166 95.0 93.5-96.2 167 5.0 3.8- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,925 2,820 96.5 95.4-97.3 105 3.5 2.7- 4.6
College Graduate 3,925 3,835 97.6 96.7-98.2 90 2.4 1.8- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,259 1,107 86.9 83.3-89.8 152 13.1 10.2-16.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,851 1,737 92.3 90.0-94.2 114 7.7 5.8-10.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,242 1,194 95.3 92.9-96.9 48 4.7 3.1- 7.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,469 1,428 97.2 95.8-98.1 41 2.8 1.9- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 1,547 1,513 97.1 95.2-98.2 34 2.9 1.8- 4.8
$75,000+ 2,459 2,427 98.6 97.9-99.1 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,434 4,156 93.3 92.0-94.4 278 6.7 5.6- 8.0
No 7,039 6,827 96.5 95.7-97.2 212 3.5 2.8- 4.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,624 1,593 98.3 97.3-98.9 31 1.7 1.1- 2.7
Non-Veteran 10,034 9,556 94.8 94.0-95.5 478 5.2 4.5- 6.0

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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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