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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,526 8,692 77.2 76.0-78.5 2,834 22.8 21.5-24.0
-New Hanover County 315 249 77.3 70.2-83.1 66 22.7 16.9-29.8
GENDER
Male 113 91 76.4 64.3-85.4 22 23.6 14.6-35.7
Female 202 158 78.1 69.8-84.6 44 21.9 15.4-30.2
RACE
White 262 209 80.2 73.3-85.6 53 19.8 14.4-26.7
Other 53 40 67.0 46.4-82.6 13 33.0 17.4-53.6
AGE
18-44 68 49 73.0 59.2-83.4 19 27.0 16.6-40.8
45+ 242 197 80.0 71.5-86.4 45 20.0 13.6-28.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 95 69 62.0 46.4-75.5 26 38.0 24.5-53.6
Some College + 220 180 83.5 76.8-88.5 40 16.5 11.5-23.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 113 68.0 56.4-77.7 39 32.0 22.3-43.6
$50,000+ 108 92 87.0 78.1-92.6 16 13.0 7.4-21.9

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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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