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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

General Preparedness

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Respond.^
Landline Cell Other Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,690 2,776 20.5 19.3-21.7 7,338 66.0 64.6-67.4 1,010 8.5 7.7- 9.5 566 5.0 4.3- 5.8
-New Hanover County 319 84 26.0 20.0-33.0 208 65.3 57.9-72.1 17 5.2 2.8- 9.5 10 3.5 1.3- 9.3
GENDER
Male 114 30 28.0 18.6-40.0 74 65.5 53.7-75.7 6 4.6 1.6-12.4 4 1.8 0.7- 4.8
Female 205 54 23.9 17.3-32.1 134 65.1 55.7-73.5 11 5.8 2.6-12.0 6 5.2 1.4-17.4
RACE
White 266 69 24.4 18.4-31.5 179 68.8 61.0-75.6 11 3.2 1.5- 6.5 7 3.7 1.1-11.6
Other 53 15 31.7 16.5-52.0 29 53.0 34.7-70.5 6 12.5 4.6-29.8 3 2.9 0.8- 9.4
AGE
18-44 68 12 17.3 8.7-31.3 50 71.0 55.7-82.6 3 5.7 1.7-17.7 3 6.1 1.4-23.3
45+ 246 69 30.7 23.5-39.0 156 62.3 54.1-69.9 14 5.0 2.6- 9.3 7 2.0 0.9- 4.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 34 38.5 25.3-53.7 48 47.5 34.0-61.4 9 10.5 4.3-23.5 5 3.5 1.4- 8.4
Some College + 223 50 20.8 15.1-28.1 160 72.6 64.4-79.6 8 3.0 1.3- 6.8 5 3.5 0.9-13.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 42 26.6 17.9-37.5 92 57.8 46.5-68.4 12 9.0 4.3-18.0 8 6.6 2.1-18.8
$50,000+ 109 23 22.9 14.5-34.1 82 74.1 62.9-82.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4

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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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