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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,201 9,057 88.3 87.1-89.3 376 4.1 3.4- 4.8 768 7.7 6.8- 8.7
No 1,425 1,246 87.7 84.2-90.5 79 5.6 4.0- 7.7 100 6.8 4.5-10.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 195 180 93.9 88.5-96.8 5 2.5 0.9- 6.7 10 3.6 1.5- 8.4
Recommended Range 3,610 3,207 87.9 85.5-90.0 136 4.9 3.7- 6.5 267 7.2 5.5- 9.2
Overweight 4,116 3,644 88.3 86.4-89.9 175 4.4 3.5- 5.6 297 7.3 5.9- 8.9
Obese 3,179 2,801 87.7 85.7-89.4 123 3.8 3.0- 4.9 255 8.5 7.0-10.3
Current Smoker
No 9,654 8,598 89.3 88.2-90.3 331 3.7 3.1- 4.4 725 7.0 6.2- 7.9
Yes 1,950 1,685 83.8 80.1-87.0 121 6.9 5.2- 9.1 144 9.3 6.6-12.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,536 1,327 85.3 82.2-87.9 85 5.9 4.3- 8.0 124 8.9 6.8-11.4
No 9,998 8,891 88.4 87.2-89.5 368 4.2 3.6- 5.0 739 7.4 6.5- 8.4
Binge Drinker
No 10,610 9,453 88.8 87.7-89.9 386 4.2 3.5- 4.9 771 7.0 6.2- 7.9
Yes 913 767 84.6 80.4-88.1 59 5.9 4.1- 8.3 87 9.5 6.5-13.5
Heavy Drinker
No 11,073 9,845 88.6 87.5-89.6 414 4.2 3.6- 4.9 814 7.2 6.4- 8.1
Yes 384 320 76.6 65.2-85.0 27 9.1 5.3-15.3 37 14.3 7.0-27.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,352 1,150 82.8 78.5-86.4 94 7.2 5.4- 9.6 108 10.0 6.8-14.3
No 10,038 8,947 89.0 87.8-90.0 355 4.0 3.3- 4.7 736 7.1 6.2- 8.0
Current Asthma
Yes 983 889 88.9 83.8-92.6 41 6.7 3.5-12.3 53 4.4 3.0- 6.4
No 10,612 9,390 88.1 87.0-89.2 409 4.1 3.6- 4.8 813 7.7 6.8- 8.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,639 1,452 87.0 84.4-89.2 80 5.2 3.8- 7.0 107 7.8 6.2- 9.9
No 9,895 8,772 88.3 87.1-89.5 372 4.3 3.6- 5.0 751 7.4 6.5- 8.5
Disability
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

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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