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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness

How well prepared do you feel your household is to handle a large-scale disaster or emergency?
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  Total
Respond.^
Well prepared Somewhat prepared Not prepared at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,256 1,561 33.7 31.4-36.1 2,220 54.3 51.9-56.8 475 11.9 10.4-13.6
Female 7,250 2,200 27.8 26.2-29.5 4,001 56.0 54.1-57.8 1,049 16.2 14.9-17.6
RACE
White 9,022 3,084 33.1 31.5-34.7 4,880 54.7 53.0-56.4 1,058 12.2 11.2-13.4
African American 1,755 452 24.4 21.3-27.7 992 58.6 54.8-62.3 311 17.0 14.5-19.9
Asian 95 18 20.0 10.4-35.0 59 64.4 50.2-76.5 18 15.6 9.1-25.5
Native American 250 94 38.0 27.5-49.9 121 43.5 33.2-54.5 35 18.4 11.0-29.1
Other Minorities 319 84 20.4 14.5-27.9 141 53.8 45.1-62.4 94 25.8 19.3-33.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 383 97 19.4 14.3-25.9 178 56.0 48.2-63.5 108 24.6 19.0-31.1
-English Speaking 223 83 28.8 21.3-37.7 98 52.4 41.8-62.7 42 18.8 12.2-27.7
-Spanish Speaking 160 14 10.1 4.2-22.3 80 59.6 48.0-70.2 66 30.3 21.7-40.5
Non-Hispanic 11,094 3,654 31.5 30.1-32.9 6,028 55.1 53.6-56.7 1,412 13.4 12.4-14.4
AGE
18-24 332 94 28.7 22.5-35.8 180 55.7 48.5-62.7 58 15.6 11.3-21.2
25-34 943 243 28.4 24.5-32.8 525 56.7 52.3-61.1 175 14.8 12.2-17.9
35-44 1,629 355 22.9 20.2-25.8 972 58.6 55.4-61.8 302 18.5 16.2-21.1
45-54 2,185 590 27.3 24.8-30.0 1,254 57.6 54.8-60.5 341 15.1 13.2-17.2
55-64 2,580 799 32.3 29.9-34.9 1,456 55.5 52.9-58.1 325 12.2 10.6-14.0
65-74 2,153 905 43.6 40.8-46.5 1,059 47.6 44.8-50.5 189 8.7 7.1-10.6
75+ 1,575 735 48.7 45.3-52.1 717 44.3 41.0-47.7 123 7.0 5.4- 9.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,411 477 30.4 26.3-34.8 637 46.6 42.0-51.2 297 23.0 19.6-26.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,274 1,084 30.9 28.0-33.9 1,745 55.3 52.2-58.4 445 13.8 11.9-16.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,902 976 31.9 29.2-34.7 1,564 53.1 50.1-56.0 362 15.0 12.9-17.5
College Graduate 3,902 1,215 29.7 27.6-31.8 2,268 59.9 57.6-62.1 419 10.4 9.2-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,219 368 27.2 23.6-31.2 569 49.6 45.0-54.1 282 23.2 19.7-27.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,829 586 27.0 23.8-30.5 941 51.8 47.7-55.9 302 21.1 18.0-24.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,234 387 27.0 23.3-31.0 683 54.8 50.1-59.4 164 18.3 14.5-22.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,460 481 33.0 29.4-36.8 803 53.4 49.4-57.4 176 13.6 10.8-16.9
$50,000-74,999 1,543 469 27.9 24.9-31.2 897 60.3 56.7-63.8 177 11.7 9.6-14.2
$75,000+ 2,459 791 32.8 30.0-35.7 1,427 57.7 54.8-60.6 241 9.5 8.1-11.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,337 1,393 31.4 29.0-33.9 2,241 50.6 48.1-53.1 703 18.0 16.1-20.1
No 6,964 2,294 30.4 28.7-32.2 3,878 57.2 55.3-59.1 792 12.4 11.2-13.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,605 685 40.8 37.3-44.4 778 51.0 47.3-54.6 142 8.2 6.7-10.1
Non-Veteran 9,897 3,074 29.2 27.7-30.8 5,441 55.8 54.1-57.4 1,382 15.0 13.9-16.2

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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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