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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

General Preparedness

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Television Radio Internet Other Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,413 2,565 23.8 22.4-25.2 4,018 39.0 37.5-40.6 380 4.8 4.1- 5.7 2,756 26.6 25.2-28.1 694 5.7 5.1- 6.4
-Orange County 290 58 18.5 13.6-24.7 137 45.3 37.1-53.6 24 12.1 7.0-20.0 57 21.1 15.0-29.0 14 3.0 1.5- 5.9
GENDER
Male 101 23 20.5 12.5-31.8 50 41.6 28.8-55.7 9 15.7 7.1-31.2 18 20.5 12.0-32.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.1
Female 189 35 16.8 11.5-23.8 87 48.4 38.6-58.3 15 8.9 4.7-16.1 39 21.7 13.6-32.9 13 4.2 2.2- 7.7
RACE
White 234 45 17.4 12.4-23.9 120 52.4 43.2-61.5 22 12.6 7.6-20.4 35 13.9 8.3-22.3 12 3.6 1.7- 7.5
Other 54 13 22.2 11.2-39.4 16 22.3 12.5-36.7 2 10.4 1.7-43.6 21 44.0 27.4-62.1 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
AGE
18-44 83 14 16.2 8.9-27.7 42 44.6 30.7-59.4 12 18.3 9.2-33.3 12 18.0 9.0-32.8 3 2.9 0.8- 9.7
45+ 206 44 20.9 15.4-27.6 94 45.6 37.8-53.7 12 6.0 3.3-10.8 45 24.3 17.3-33.0 11 3.2 1.6- 6.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 15 29.3 15.6-48.2 14 21.3 10.8-37.7 0 0.0 . - . 26 43.4 26.1-62.4 6 6.0 1.7-19.1
Some College + 229 43 15.5 11.1-21.4 123 51.8 42.5-61.0 24 15.4 9.0-24.9 31 15.1 9.6-22.8 8 2.2 1.0- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 98 22 22.7 12.9-36.8 36 34.4 20.0-52.3 4 11.8 3.4-33.7 29 28.1 17.1-42.5 7 3.0 1.2- 7.2
$50,000+ 153 28 16.3 10.8-23.8 86 55.0 45.0-64.7 18 14.4 8.3-23.9 17 12.4 7.0-21.1 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1

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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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