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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

General Preparedness

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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
-Piedmont NC 6,662 1,984 27.8 26.1-29.6 3,716 57.4 55.4-59.3 962 14.8 13.5-16.2
GENDER
Male 2,488 835 30.4 27.5-33.4 1,348 56.9 53.7-60.0 305 12.7 10.8-15.0
Female 4,174 1,149 25.4 23.4-27.6 2,368 57.9 55.5-60.2 657 16.7 15.1-18.5
RACE
White 5,301 1,659 30.0 28.0-32.1 2,961 56.7 54.5-58.8 681 13.3 11.9-14.8
African American 1,014 239 24.1 20.2-28.6 581 59.2 54.3-64.0 194 16.6 13.6-20.3
Other Minorities 310 72 18.5 13.3-25.2 157 59.8 51.5-67.5 81 21.7 16.0-28.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 223 44 13.5 8.9-19.8 111 63.2 54.0-71.5 68 23.3 17.1-31.0
Non-Hispanic 6,418 1,933 28.8 27.0-30.7 3,593 57.0 55.0-58.9 892 14.2 12.9-15.6
AGE
18-24 166 48 28.6 20.7-38.0 92 57.6 48.1-66.5 26 13.9 8.8-21.2
25-34 514 116 25.3 20.7-30.6 298 59.6 54.0-65.0 100 15.1 11.8-19.0
35-44 992 182 20.0 16.8-23.6 614 61.3 57.3-65.1 196 18.7 16.0-21.8
45-54 1,340 323 24.5 21.6-27.6 780 57.9 54.4-61.4 237 17.6 15.0-20.6
55-64 1,476 417 30.2 27.1-33.4 861 57.3 54.0-60.6 198 12.5 10.5-14.8
65+ 2,112 877 41.9 39.1-44.8 1,038 49.2 46.4-52.1 197 8.8 7.4-10.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 753 248 28.7 23.0-35.2 336 50.0 43.5-56.4 169 21.3 17.2-26.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,765 545 28.8 25.1-32.8 955 57.4 53.2-61.5 265 13.8 11.4-16.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,601 499 29.3 25.9-33.0 883 54.6 50.7-58.5 219 16.1 13.2-19.4
College Graduate 2,532 686 25.8 23.5-28.3 1,538 61.7 58.9-64.3 308 12.5 10.9-14.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 619 181 27.1 22.0-32.8 289 52.2 46.1-58.2 149 20.8 16.9-25.3
$15,000- 24,999 951 293 25.3 21.2-29.8 482 54.9 49.3-60.4 176 19.8 16.0-24.2
$25,000- 34,999 673 200 24.1 19.9-28.8 376 57.6 51.7-63.3 97 18.3 14.1-23.5
$35,000- 49,999 841 238 27.5 23.2-32.3 477 53.9 48.5-59.2 126 18.6 14.3-23.9
$50,000-74,999 932 252 25.1 21.3-29.2 561 61.7 57.1-66.1 119 13.2 10.4-16.7
$75,000+ 1,663 468 28.5 25.5-31.9 1,007 60.3 56.9-63.6 188 11.1 9.3-13.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,348 705 29.3 26.0-32.8 1,220 51.8 48.3-55.3 423 18.9 16.4-21.6
No 4,198 1,239 27.3 25.2-29.4 2,434 59.4 57.1-61.7 525 13.3 11.8-15.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 857 337 37.7 33.1-42.4 429 52.8 48.0-57.6 91 9.5 7.4-12.2
Non-Veteran 5,802 1,646 26.7 24.8-28.6 3,285 57.9 55.8-60.0 871 15.4 14.0-16.9

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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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