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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness

What would be the main reason you might not evacuate if asked to do so?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Lack trust/officials Concern about property Concern about safety/pets Oth/Traffic/health Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,326 157 12.0 9.3-15.4 161 13.5 10.2-17.7 242 17.5 14.3-21.2 633 47.2 42.3-52.2 133 9.7 7.5-12.4
GENDER
Male 738 115 13.9 10.2-18.7 111 14.0 10.3-18.7 109 14.9 11.0-19.9 339 47.8 41.3-54.4 64 9.3 6.6-13.1
Female 588 42 8.1 5.4-12.0 50 12.6 6.7-22.4 133 22.7 18.0-28.3 294 46.0 39.4-52.8 69 10.5 7.6-14.4
RACE
White 1,186 138 11.5 9.0-14.6 153 14.1 10.7-18.5 225 17.3 14.4-20.7 555 47.5 42.4-52.7 115 9.6 7.3-12.5
African American 71 4 14.4 2.8-49.8 3 12.7 2.0-50.6 8 13.1 4.6-32.0 42 49.5 28.9-70.1 14 10.4 4.9-20.7
Asian 4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 34.0 3.9-86.8 2 12.2 1.8-51.5 1 53.8 9.0-93.2
Native American 28 5 25.8 8.2-57.5 4 26.3 9.3-55.4 1 2.3 0.3-15.3 17 43.3 21.8-67.6 1 2.3 0.3-15.3
Other Minorities 26 6 13.7 4.2-36.3 1 2.3 0.3-16.0 5 36.0 9.2-75.8 12 37.6 14.8-67.7 2 10.3 2.1-38.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 3 5.8 1.3-22.3 3 6.0 1.3-23.6 6 52.6 18.1-84.8 11 24.4 7.7-55.6 2 11.1 1.7-47.6
-English Speaking 22 3 7.0 1.5-27.8 3 7.3 1.5-29.3 4 54.8 16.5-88.1 11 29.5 8.0-66.8 1 1.5 0.2-11.9
-Spanish Speaking 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 42.2 6.2-88.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 57.8 11.1-93.8
Non-Hispanic 1,296 152 12.1 9.3-15.5 158 13.8 10.4-18.1 236 16.5 13.8-19.7 619 47.9 43.0-52.9 131 9.7 7.5-12.4
AGE
18-24 28 5 15.4 5.0-38.6 3 17.8 4.6-49.1 5 13.4 3.4-40.1 13 47.8 24.0-72.5 2 5.6 1.3-21.7
25-34 85 9 11.3 4.6-25.1 11 13.7 6.5-26.5 20 21.3 12.5-33.8 38 42.9 29.5-57.4 7 10.8 4.6-23.4
35-44 149 22 14.1 8.7-22.1 24 14.0 8.7-21.8 27 17.3 11.2-25.8 62 44.3 34.3-54.7 14 10.2 5.5-18.2
45-54 284 32 10.0 6.7-14.7 38 12.2 8.2-17.6 50 16.0 11.4-21.9 139 53.0 45.4-60.4 25 8.9 5.4-14.3
55-64 345 48 11.8 8.3-16.6 40 13.8 8.9-20.8 81 24.7 18.9-31.6 152 43.0 35.8-50.5 24 6.6 4.1-10.6
65-74 243 28 13.1 8.3-20.1 33 14.9 9.7-22.3 31 10.2 6.6-15.6 125 50.9 42.6-59.2 26 10.9 6.8-17.0
75+ 175 11 8.3 3.8-17.3 12 7.7 3.3-16.9 24 11.2 6.5-18.6 94 50.4 40.1-60.6 34 22.5 14.5-33.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 14 11.8 6.2-21.5 23 17.9 7.8-36.1 27 16.6 9.8-26.7 69 37.4 26.2-50.1 25 16.2 9.4-26.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 377 35 11.4 6.1-20.4 55 14.9 9.9-21.8 64 19.1 12.4-28.4 179 44.3 34.6-54.5 44 10.2 6.3-16.0
Some Post-H.S. 370 49 12.2 8.0-18.3 36 12.3 5.6-24.7 73 14.9 10.6-20.6 185 51.2 41.5-60.9 27 9.4 5.4-16.0
College Graduate 414 59 12.9 9.3-17.6 47 11.4 7.9-16.3 77 18.5 14.0-23.9 196 50.7 43.7-57.6 35 6.5 4.3- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 7 6.7 2.7-15.6 14 10.8 5.0-21.8 30 19.7 12.2-30.2 65 50.0 37.9-62.1 12 12.8 6.4-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 187 23 11.7 6.6-19.8 23 14.7 5.7-32.8 40 31.2 18.0-48.4 81 33.9 23.3-46.3 20 8.5 4.1-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 127 18 10.1 5.9-16.9 15 12.8 7.2-21.6 21 17.9 10.2-29.5 62 48.2 36.4-60.2 11 11.0 5.1-22.2
$35,000- 49,999 178 17 6.3 3.3-11.8 29 17.6 9.8-29.5 31 18.1 11.2-28.1 90 51.1 39.8-62.2 11 6.9 3.2-14.1
$50,000-74,999 182 23 12.3 6.5-22.0 16 7.6 4.2-13.6 37 20.6 13.8-29.6 90 51.9 41.7-62.0 16 7.6 4.0-13.8
$75,000+ 279 46 14.3 9.3-21.3 39 14.1 9.3-20.8 45 13.6 9.4-19.2 129 48.9 39.4-58.5 20 9.1 4.6-17.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 519 58 10.8 7.5-15.2 54 11.4 6.7-18.6 94 15.1 11.2-20.2 262 54.9 46.6-62.9 51 7.8 5.3-11.3
No 785 96 12.5 8.9-17.4 104 15.0 10.7-20.7 144 19.2 14.9-24.5 363 43.1 37.2-49.2 78 10.1 7.3-13.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 296 37 10.2 6.7-15.3 34 13.4 8.5-20.4 42 13.8 9.2-20.2 157 50.8 42.4-59.2 26 11.8 6.6-20.1
Non-Veteran 1,030 120 12.5 9.3-16.6 127 13.6 9.7-18.7 200 18.4 14.7-22.9 476 46.3 40.6-52.2 107 9.2 6.9-12.0

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*Asked only of those who responded NO or Not Sure to a mandatory evacuation.

^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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