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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 6,747 6,082 90.4 89.1-91.6 206 3.3 2.6- 4.2 459 6.3 5.4- 7.3
GENDER
Male 2,504 2,121 86.6 84.2-88.7 136 5.2 3.9- 6.9 247 8.2 6.6-10.2
Female 4,243 3,961 93.9 92.9-94.8 70 1.6 1.1- 2.2 212 4.5 3.7- 5.4
RACE
White 5,360 4,751 88.2 86.6-89.6 185 3.7 3.0- 4.5 424 8.1 6.9- 9.5
African American 1,033 1,000 95.4 91.7-97.6 11 2.8 1.1- 7.1 22 1.8 1.0- 3.1
Other Minorities 317 299 96.6 93.8-98.2 9 1.9 0.8- 4.7 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 225 216 97.6 94.8-98.9 3 1.2 0.3- 4.3 6 1.3 0.5- 2.9
Non-Hispanic 6,500 5,846 89.9 88.5-91.1 203 3.5 2.8- 4.4 451 6.6 5.7- 7.7
AGE
18-24 167 157 90.2 80.8-95.2 5 4.9 1.9-12.2 5 4.9 1.5-14.4
25-34 518 479 92.7 89.6-95.0 16 3.1 1.7- 5.6 23 4.2 2.6- 6.7
35-44 994 927 93.6 91.4-95.3 21 2.0 1.1- 3.4 46 4.5 3.1- 6.4
45-54 1,344 1,202 89.1 86.8-91.0 42 3.1 2.2- 4.5 100 7.8 6.2- 9.8
55-64 1,491 1,304 86.1 83.6-88.3 60 4.4 3.1- 6.1 127 9.5 7.8-11.7
65+ 2,170 1,961 90.1 88.1-91.7 60 3.4 2.4- 4.8 149 6.6 5.3- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 769 691 91.2 87.0-94.2 28 4.3 2.1- 8.7 50 4.5 2.9- 6.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,795 1,607 88.9 85.5-91.6 67 4.6 3.0- 6.9 121 6.5 4.4- 9.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,624 1,453 89.8 87.2-91.9 56 3.5 2.4- 5.3 115 6.7 5.0- 8.9
College Graduate 2,548 2,324 91.7 90.2-93.0 53 1.9 1.4- 2.7 171 6.4 5.3- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 635 578 92.1 88.9-94.4 25 3.8 2.3- 6.5 32 4.1 2.6- 6.3
$15,000- 24,999 961 885 92.7 88.6-95.4 34 4.2 2.0- 8.5 42 3.1 1.9- 5.2
$25,000- 34,999 677 610 90.7 87.5-93.1 24 3.6 2.1- 6.1 43 5.7 3.9- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 846 759 89.7 86.1-92.5 31 4.2 2.4- 7.3 56 6.0 4.1- 8.7
$50,000-74,999 939 840 89.8 86.7-92.2 31 3.6 2.1- 6.0 68 6.6 4.8- 9.1
$75,000+ 1,660 1,506 90.7 88.6-92.4 37 2.5 1.6- 4.0 117 6.8 5.4- 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,401 2,143 88.3 85.3-90.7 90 3.9 2.6- 5.7 168 7.8 5.8-10.5
No 4,253 3,857 91.6 90.3-92.7 112 3.1 2.3- 4.2 284 5.3 4.6- 6.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 870 721 81.6 77.5-85.1 54 7.7 5.3-11.2 95 10.7 8.2-13.8
Non-Veteran 5,874 5,358 91.4 90.1-92.6 152 2.8 2.1- 3.7 364 5.8 4.8- 6.9

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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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