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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

General Preparedness

If public authorities announced a mandatory evacuation from your community due to a large-scale disaster or emergency,
would you evacuate?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,655 10,328 88.2 87.1-89.2 455 4.3 3.7- 5.0 872 7.5 6.6- 8.5
-New Hanover County 318 259 83.0 77.4-87.4 21 5.9 3.4-10.0 38 11.1 7.7-15.8
GENDER
Male 114 83 76.6 66.7-84.2 11 8.6 4.3-16.7 20 14.8 9.0-23.2
Female 204 176 89.2 83.6-93.1 10 3.2 1.6- 6.6 18 7.6 4.3-12.8
RACE
White 265 211 79.9 73.2-85.2 17 6.1 3.2-11.1 37 14.1 9.7-19.9
Other 53 48 94.1 85.0-97.8 4 5.3 1.8-14.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
AGE
18-44 68 62 93.2 84.5-97.2 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 4 4.8 1.6-13.6
45+ 245 193 76.7 69.1-82.8 19 8.4 4.7-14.7 33 14.9 10.1-21.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 77 80.8 67.9-89.3 10 11.2 4.8-23.7 9 8.1 3.5-17.5
Some College + 222 182 83.9 77.6-88.6 11 3.8 2.0- 7.1 29 12.4 8.2-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 126 81.9 72.5-88.6 14 9.4 4.8-17.6 14 8.7 4.5-16.3
$50,000+ 109 88 81.3 71.7-88.2 4 3.3 1.1- 9.5 17 15.4 9.1-24.6

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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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