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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,143 138 13.1 9.9-17.0 136 13.3 9.8-17.8 208 18.3 14.7-22.6 543 45.3 40.3-50.4 118 10.0 7.6-13.0
No 179 19 7.8 4.2-14.1 25 14.6 7.2-27.3 34 14.3 9.0-21.9 87 54.9 41.6-67.5 14 8.4 4.3-16.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 15 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.2 1.9-54.9 4 50.5 21.5-79.2 8 31.1 12.1-59.8 2 5.1 1.1-21.4
Recommended Range 403 46 13.0 7.7-21.2 45 17.9 10.2-29.5 75 15.3 10.7-21.3 185 43.7 34.1-53.7 52 10.1 6.4-15.5
Overweight 470 63 11.8 8.1-16.9 65 11.7 8.3-16.3 75 13.4 9.5-18.6 230 55.2 47.4-62.8 37 7.9 4.7-12.9
Obese 380 43 10.9 7.0-16.6 46 11.8 7.8-17.5 74 23.1 16.1-32.0 179 41.9 34.3-50.0 38 12.3 8.2-17.9
Current Smoker
No 1,056 124 9.9 7.9-12.4 128 15.1 10.9-20.4 190 19.1 15.3-23.7 500 45.1 40.2-50.2 114 10.8 8.3-13.8
Yes 264 32 17.7 10.3-28.8 33 9.6 5.7-15.8 51 12.6 8.4-18.6 129 53.0 41.3-64.3 19 7.1 3.4-14.0
History of CVD**
Yes 209 25 11.4 7.1-17.8 20 9.3 5.1-16.5 40 19.0 12.9-27.1 106 46.9 36.8-57.3 18 13.4 6.1-27.0
No 1,106 132 12.2 9.2-16.0 141 14.1 10.4-18.8 199 17.3 13.8-21.4 520 47.2 41.8-52.6 114 9.3 7.1-12.0
Binge Drinker
No 1,154 130 11.9 9.0-15.6 130 13.0 9.3-17.9 218 18.8 15.2-23.1 554 46.1 41.0-51.2 122 10.2 7.9-13.1
Yes 147 24 12.8 6.5-23.8 29 19.0 11.5-29.7 18 9.4 5.2-16.4 68 50.8 37.4-64.1 8 7.9 2.8-20.5
Heavy Drinker
No 1,225 143 11.9 9.0-15.4 145 13.1 9.6-17.6 225 17.9 14.5-21.9 591 47.3 42.4-52.4 121 9.8 7.5-12.7
Yes 65 10 9.6 3.8-22.4 11 20.8 8.7-42.1 10 11.9 4.8-26.4 27 52.7 29.0-75.2 7 4.9 1.8-12.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 202 17 5.1 2.7- 9.4 25 10.3 5.7-18.0 46 19.9 13.1-28.9 100 54.2 41.6-66.3 14 10.6 5.0-20.9
No 1,091 137 13.7 10.4-17.7 136 14.5 10.6-19.5 194 17.3 13.7-21.6 519 45.9 40.7-51.3 105 8.6 6.5-11.3
Current Asthma
Yes 93 11 21.9 7.0-51.0 7 16.0 3.5-50.1 23 23.8 11.6-42.6 45 30.8 17.9-47.8 7 7.4 3.0-17.3
No 1,222 146 11.4 8.9-14.4 150 13.1 9.8-17.2 216 17.0 13.8-20.9 585 48.6 43.6-53.7 125 9.9 7.6-12.8
Diabetes
Yes 189 20 9.5 5.4-16.3 24 15.2 9.2-24.2 41 24.8 17.1-34.5 88 42.7 33.6-52.4 16 7.8 4.3-13.6
No 1,120 135 12.3 9.3-16.1 137 13.5 9.8-18.2 197 16.4 13.0-20.4 535 47.8 42.4-53.3 116 10.0 7.6-13.0
Disability
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

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

**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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