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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

General Preparedness

How well prepared do you feel your household is to handle a large-scale disaster or emergency?
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  Total
Respond.^
Well prepared Somewhat prepared Not prepared at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,506 3,761 30.7 29.3-32.1 6,221 55.2 53.7-56.7 1,524 14.1 13.1-15.2
-New Hanover County 318 140 38.0 31.6-44.9 145 47.9 40.7-55.2 33 14.1 9.3-20.7
GENDER
Male 113 54 39.9 29.7-50.9 50 46.9 35.7-58.4 9 13.3 6.4-25.6
Female 205 86 36.2 28.6-44.6 95 48.9 40.1-57.8 24 14.8 9.4-22.6
RACE
White 265 122 40.6 33.5-48.1 118 47.9 40.3-55.7 25 11.5 7.2-17.8
Other 53 18 28.9 16.1-46.3 27 47.8 30.2-66.1 8 23.2 10.3-44.3
AGE
18-44 68 17 24.4 14.7-37.9 36 56.5 42.7-69.4 15 19.0 10.8-31.2
45+ 245 121 46.2 38.4-54.2 106 42.6 34.8-50.7 18 11.2 6.0-20.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 95 36 31.6 20.9-44.8 47 44.4 31.2-58.5 12 23.9 12.4-41.1
Some College + 223 104 40.6 32.9-48.8 98 49.3 40.9-57.7 21 10.0 6.2-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 68 34.5 25.8-44.4 61 40.8 30.4-52.2 24 24.7 15.6-36.8
$50,000+ 108 45 40.2 29.7-51.6 56 53.8 42.5-64.7 7 6.1 2.8-12.7

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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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