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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness

If public authorities announced a mandatory evacuation from your community due to a large-scale disaster or emergency,
would you evacuate?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,655 10,328 88.2 87.1-89.2 455 4.3 3.7- 5.0 872 7.5 6.6- 8.5
GENDER
Male 4,284 3,545 83.5 81.5-85.3 278 6.5 5.4- 7.9 461 10.0 8.5-11.7
Female 7,371 6,783 92.5 91.5-93.4 177 2.3 1.8- 2.9 411 5.2 4.4- 6.1
RACE
White 9,123 7,938 85.7 84.4-87.0 395 4.9 4.2- 5.7 790 9.3 8.2-10.6
African American 1,786 1,714 95.3 92.8-96.9 26 2.5 1.2- 5.2 46 2.2 1.5- 3.3
Asian 100 96 96.2 87.5-98.9 2 2.2 0.4-12.4 2 1.6 0.3- 7.8
Native American 254 226 92.7 87.8-95.7 15 4.8 2.4- 9.4 13 2.5 1.2- 5.4
Other Minorities 325 299 92.9 86.4-96.4 12 2.6 1.2- 5.6 14 4.5 1.7-11.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 386 360 94.9 89.0-97.7 11 1.3 0.6- 2.9 15 3.8 1.3-10.3
-English Speaking 223 200 91.4 80.2-96.6 10 2.2 0.9- 5.3 13 6.4 1.9-19.2
-Spanish Speaking 163 160 98.3 94.1-99.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 2 1.3 0.3- 5.9
Non-Hispanic 11,238 9,942 87.7 86.5-88.8 442 4.6 3.9- 5.3 854 7.7 6.9- 8.7
AGE
18-24 333 305 87.3 79.9-92.2 8 3.4 1.5- 7.7 20 9.3 5.0-16.7
25-34 946 861 89.6 86.5-92.1 34 4.7 3.0- 7.3 51 5.7 4.0- 8.0
35-44 1,632 1,484 91.4 89.5-92.9 58 3.8 2.8- 5.3 90 4.8 3.7- 6.2
45-54 2,195 1,910 86.2 84.2-88.1 99 4.9 3.7- 6.3 186 8.9 7.5-10.6
55-64 2,604 2,259 85.7 83.6-87.5 123 5.1 4.0- 6.6 222 9.2 7.7-10.9
65-74 2,202 1,956 87.8 85.8-89.6 81 4.5 3.4- 6.0 165 7.6 6.3- 9.2
75+ 1,632 1,459 88.6 86.2-90.7 49 3.3 2.3- 4.7 124 8.1 6.3-10.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,455 1,297 88.9 85.8-91.4 65 6.1 4.0- 9.0 93 5.0 3.7- 6.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,331 2,952 87.1 84.6-89.3 141 4.8 3.6- 6.3 238 8.1 6.3-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,926 2,557 86.9 84.4-89.1 130 4.1 3.2- 5.3 239 9.0 7.0-11.4
College Graduate 3,925 3,511 89.9 88.5-91.2 117 3.4 2.6- 4.6 297 6.7 5.7- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,253 1,125 90.4 87.8-92.5 61 5.0 3.5- 7.1 67 4.6 3.3- 6.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,850 1,662 89.6 86.4-92.1 83 4.5 3.0- 6.7 105 6.0 4.1- 8.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,242 1,114 90.9 88.5-92.9 52 4.1 2.8- 6.1 76 4.9 3.7- 6.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,465 1,287 86.8 83.7-89.3 60 5.7 3.9- 8.3 118 7.5 5.8- 9.7
$50,000-74,999 1,548 1,367 88.4 86.0-90.5 62 4.7 3.3- 6.6 119 6.9 5.4- 8.8
$75,000+ 2,460 2,180 87.7 85.3-89.7 80 3.8 2.7- 5.3 200 8.5 6.8-10.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,436 3,916 87.5 85.4-89.3 201 4.6 3.7- 5.9 319 7.9 6.3- 9.8
No 7,062 6,279 88.7 87.4-89.9 245 4.2 3.4- 5.1 538 7.1 6.1- 8.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,624 1,328 81.2 78.1-83.9 105 7.1 5.4- 9.3 191 11.7 9.6-14.3
Non-Veteran 10,027 8,996 89.2 88.0-90.3 350 3.9 3.3- 4.7 681 6.9 6.0- 7.9

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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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