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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

General Preparedness

Does your household have a working flashlight and working batteries for your use if the
electricity is out?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,662 11,153 95.2 94.5-95.8 509 4.8 4.2- 5.5
-New Hanover County 319 301 94.2 89.7-96.8 18 5.8 3.2-10.3
GENDER
Male 114 109 95.2 85.9-98.4 5 4.8 1.6-14.1
Female 205 192 93.2 87.5-96.4 13 6.8 3.6-12.5
RACE
White 266 255 94.6 88.9-97.5 11 5.4 2.5-11.1
Other 53 46 92.4 83.2-96.8 7 7.6 3.2-16.8
AGE
18-44 68 60 92.3 84.3-96.4 8 7.7 3.6-15.7
45+ 246 237 95.5 88.5-98.3 9 4.5 1.7-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 87 88.9 75.5-95.4 9 11.1 4.6-24.5
Some College + 223 214 96.3 92.3-98.2 9 3.7 1.8- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 139 89.3 80.5-94.4 15 10.7 5.6-19.5
$50,000+ 109 108 98.2 88.4-99.8 1 1.8 0.2-11.6

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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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