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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,071 3,387 31.8 30.3-33.3 5,475 55.4 53.8-57.0 1,209 12.8 11.8-13.9
No 1,406 364 26.0 22.3-30.1 729 54.0 49.7-58.3 313 20.0 17.0-23.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 189 64 31.4 23.3-40.8 101 56.6 46.6-66.0 24 12.0 7.1-19.8
Recommended Range 3,551 1,170 31.2 28.5-34.0 1,925 56.2 53.3-59.0 456 12.7 11.1-14.5
Overweight 4,087 1,391 31.3 29.1-33.6 2,211 55.4 52.9-57.9 485 13.3 11.6-15.2
Obese 3,140 966 29.6 27.1-32.2 1,693 53.9 51.1-56.7 481 16.6 14.6-18.7
Current Smoker
No 9,520 3,129 29.9 28.4-31.3 5,219 56.9 55.3-58.5 1,172 13.2 12.2-14.3
Yes 1,938 615 34.0 30.2-38.0 975 48.1 44.2-52.0 348 18.0 15.1-21.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,498 578 34.8 31.6-38.3 716 50.3 46.7-54.0 204 14.8 12.2-17.9
No 9,894 3,149 30.3 28.8-31.9 5,439 55.6 54.0-57.3 1,306 14.1 13.0-15.2
Binge Drinker
No 10,466 3,459 30.7 29.3-32.2 5,649 55.2 53.6-56.8 1,358 14.1 13.0-15.2
Yes 912 259 29.3 24.8-34.2 501 55.0 49.8-60.1 152 15.7 12.4-19.7
Heavy Drinker
No 10,933 3,577 30.4 29.0-31.8 5,913 55.4 53.8-56.9 1,443 14.2 13.2-15.3
Yes 379 117 41.4 32.4-50.9 206 45.5 37.2-54.0 56 13.1 9.1-18.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,326 378 30.6 26.3-35.4 670 47.3 42.8-51.7 278 22.1 18.7-25.9
No 9,928 3,299 30.6 29.2-32.2 5,420 56.3 54.7-57.9 1,209 13.0 12.0-14.2
Current Asthma
Yes 967 296 27.4 23.2-32.1 514 55.0 49.8-60.1 157 17.6 14.1-21.8
No 10,481 3,446 31.0 29.5-32.5 5,678 55.2 53.6-56.8 1,357 13.8 12.8-14.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,615 599 35.4 32.1-38.9 798 49.6 46.0-53.1 218 15.0 12.5-17.9
No 9,772 3,119 30.1 28.6-31.7 5,360 55.8 54.1-57.4 1,293 14.1 13.0-15.2
Disability
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

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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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