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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No No one HH requires meds.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,650 9,803 78.9 77.5-80.2 649 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,198 13.7 12.6-14.9
-Piedmont NC 6,740 5,672 78.7 76.9-80.4 364 6.8 5.8- 8.0 704 14.5 13.0-16.1
GENDER
Male 2,496 2,109 78.9 75.8-81.7 115 6.2 4.7- 8.2 272 14.9 12.5-17.8
Female 4,244 3,563 78.6 76.4-80.5 249 7.4 6.2- 8.9 432 14.0 12.4-15.9
RACE
White 5,366 4,646 82.9 81.2-84.5 220 5.1 4.2- 6.2 500 12.0 10.6-13.5
African American 1,024 810 74.2 69.2-78.6 85 8.1 5.8-11.2 129 17.7 13.8-22.5
Other Minorities 313 189 55.8 47.0-64.3 54 17.5 11.7-25.2 70 26.7 19.2-35.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 225 117 43.1 33.5-53.2 49 23.2 15.7-33.0 59 33.7 24.1-44.8
Non-Hispanic 6,493 5,538 81.3 79.6-82.9 313 5.6 4.8- 6.7 642 13.1 11.7-14.6
AGE
18-24 156 115 74.1 64.8-81.6 16 10.5 5.9-18.0 25 15.4 9.6-23.8
25-34 519 325 60.9 55.1-66.4 59 10.7 7.6-14.9 135 28.4 23.3-34.1
35-44 996 731 73.6 69.9-76.9 66 6.3 4.7- 8.5 199 20.1 17.1-23.5
45-54 1,338 1,105 83.4 80.7-85.8 88 6.7 5.2- 8.6 145 9.9 8.1-12.1
55-64 1,487 1,322 89.6 87.4-91.4 56 3.4 2.4- 4.6 109 7.1 5.5- 9.0
65+ 2,182 2,021 92.6 90.9-94.0 75 3.9 2.9- 5.2 86 3.5 2.6- 4.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 773 632 75.2 69.6-80.0 86 13.4 10.0-17.8 55 11.4 8.0-16.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,792 1,515 76.4 71.9-80.4 113 8.9 6.5-12.1 164 14.7 11.4-18.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,619 1,383 83.1 80.1-85.7 75 5.0 3.7- 6.8 161 11.9 9.7-14.6
College Graduate 2,546 2,135 78.8 76.1-81.4 90 4.3 3.1- 5.9 321 16.9 14.6-19.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 630 521 80.3 74.3-85.2 61 12.2 8.0-18.1 48 7.5 5.0-11.0
$15,000- 24,999 961 783 72.8 66.7-78.1 79 10.0 7.4-13.4 99 17.2 12.4-23.4
$25,000- 34,999 677 563 78.9 73.6-83.4 42 7.6 4.9-11.6 72 13.5 9.9-18.1
$35,000- 49,999 846 715 76.7 70.8-81.7 37 7.4 4.2-12.6 94 15.9 11.9-21.0
$50,000-74,999 938 797 80.5 75.9-84.4 35 5.7 3.3- 9.7 106 13.9 10.8-17.6
$75,000+ 1,663 1,428 82.2 79.3-84.7 43 2.8 1.9- 4.0 192 15.0 12.6-17.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,394 2,167 87.7 85.0-89.9 141 6.7 5.1- 8.7 86 5.7 4.2- 7.7
No 4,232 3,416 75.2 72.9-77.3 211 6.6 5.4- 8.1 605 18.2 16.3-20.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 869 776 87.5 83.9-90.4 30 3.4 2.2- 5.3 63 9.1 6.6-12.5
Non-Veteran 5,868 4,893 77.6 75.7-79.5 334 7.3 6.1- 8.6 641 15.1 13.5-16.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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