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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness-FEMALES

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Well prepared Somewhat prepared Not prepared at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 5,590 1,777 29.6 27.8-31.6 3,090 56.2 54.1-58.3 723 14.1 12.7-15.6
African American 1,232 296 22.2 19.0-25.9 703 58.7 54.4-62.9 233 19.1 16.0-22.6
Other Minorities 387 110 22.6 16.9-29.5 190 47.7 39.8-55.7 87 29.8 22.7-38.0
AGE
18-24 179 44 24.6 17.1-34.1 102 60.2 50.3-69.2 33 15.2 9.8-22.9
25-34 606 127 23.0 18.7-27.9 340 56.1 50.8-61.2 139 21.0 17.1-25.5
35-44 1,025 206 20.4 17.4-23.6 605 57.9 54.0-61.8 214 21.7 18.6-25.2
45-54 1,338 343 25.9 23.0-29.1 771 58.0 54.5-61.4 224 16.1 13.6-19.0
55-64 1,560 431 28.8 25.9-32.0 912 57.1 53.8-60.4 217 14.1 11.9-16.5
65+ 2,458 1,020 42.7 40.0-45.3 1,225 48.7 46.0-51.4 213 8.6 7.1-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 860 285 30.1 24.7-36.1 380 42.8 37.1-48.6 195 27.1 22.2-32.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,105 650 28.7 25.6-32.1 1,159 55.6 52.0-59.2 296 15.6 13.2-18.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,947 601 27.6 24.7-30.7 1,076 56.1 52.6-59.6 270 16.3 13.7-19.2
College Graduate 2,326 656 26.4 24.0-29.0 1,383 60.7 57.8-63.5 287 12.9 11.1-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 856 247 28.4 24.0-33.3 405 46.5 41.4-51.6 204 25.1 21.0-29.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,206 374 27.0 23.4-31.0 631 49.2 44.6-53.9 201 23.7 19.4-28.6
$25,000- 34,999 771 213 24.7 19.9-30.2 453 57.1 51.0-63.0 105 18.2 13.5-24.1
$35,000- 49,999 909 274 28.1 24.1-32.5 513 55.7 50.7-60.5 122 16.2 12.7-20.4
$50,000- 74,999 915 244 24.2 20.5-28.2 544 60.8 56.2-65.2 127 15.0 12.0-18.7
$75,000+ 1,302 363 27.7 24.4-31.2 786 59.8 56.1-63.5 153 12.5 10.3-15.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,804 831 28.4 25.7-31.2 1,483 52.1 49.1-55.0 490 19.6 17.2-22.1
No 4,327 1,323 27.5 25.5-29.5 2,462 58.0 55.7-60.2 542 14.6 13.0-16.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 170 48 31.3 22.3-41.9 94 50.6 40.4-60.9 28 18.1 11.5-27.2
Non-Veteran 7,079 2,152 27.7 26.1-29.4 3,906 56.1 54.3-58.0 1,021 16.2 14.8-17.6

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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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