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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

General Preparedness

What would be the main reason you might not evacuate if asked to do so?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Lack trust/officials Concern about property Concern about safety/pets Oth/traffic/health 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 1,326 157 12.0 9.3-15.4 161 13.5 10.2-17.7 242 17.5 14.3-21.2 633 47.2 42.3-52.2 133 9.7 7.5-12.4
-Piedmont NC 668 82 14.2 10.0-19.7 71 11.3 7.5-16.6 143 19.0 15.2-23.5 300 45.8 39.2-52.6 72 9.7 6.9-13.5
GENDER
Male 385 62 16.4 10.7-24.2 54 13.7 8.4-21.4 66 14.7 10.6-19.9 170 46.6 37.7-55.7 33 8.7 5.3-14.0
Female 283 20 9.7 5.6-16.4 17 6.5 3.6-11.5 77 27.9 20.9-36.1 130 44.3 36.2-52.6 39 11.6 7.7-17.2
RACE
White 611 74 13.0 9.5-17.4 69 10.7 7.7-14.7 135 19.9 15.9-24.5 271 47.6 40.8-54.4 62 8.9 6.0-12.9
African American 33 2 22.1 4.0-66.1 1 20.1 3.1-66.3 3 10.6 1.8-43.3 19 33.8 14.5-60.5 8 13.5 5.1-31.1
Other Minorities 19 5 19.7 6.0-48.7 1 5.0 0.7-28.9 4 22.3 7.4-50.9 7 32.5 11.7-63.5 2 20.5 4.9-56.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 2 17.7 4.0-52.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 24.6 5.8-63.2 4 53.6 20.4-83.8 1 4.2 0.5-26.6
Non-Hispanic 657 80 14.2 9.9-19.8 71 11.5 7.7-17.0 141 19.0 15.1-23.6 294 45.5 38.8-52.4 71 9.8 6.9-13.7
AGE
18-24 10 2 20.1 4.0-60.2 1 15.2 2.1-60.1 2 9.9 1.9-37.9 4 47.0 16.0-80.5 1 7.7 1.0-41.1
25-34 39 4 14.6 4.9-36.2 7 18.7 8.0-37.7 11 24.5 12.8-41.8 15 35.9 20.2-55.4 2 6.3 1.5-22.5
35-44 68 11 15.0 7.5-27.8 9 9.8 4.6-19.5 14 13.6 7.5-23.4 27 50.3 35.4-65.1 7 11.4 4.9-24.2
45-54 142 22 14.1 8.8-21.6 19 12.0 7.1-19.4 31 21.3 14.3-30.5 60 44.9 35.3-54.9 10 7.8 3.5-16.3
55-64 188 22 12.7 7.7-20.1 19 10.5 6.2-17.3 48 25.9 18.7-34.6 83 43.7 34.8-53.0 16 7.2 4.1-12.4
65+ 210 20 10.8 6.4-17.6 16 4.6 2.4- 8.5 34 12.1 8.0-17.8 105 54.2 45.0-63.2 35 18.3 12.1-26.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 4 10.8 3.4-29.3 14 27.3 9.6-57.1 13 13.2 6.1-26.5 34 37.7 21.8-56.8 14 11.0 5.3-21.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 189 20 14.1 5.7-31.1 24 10.9 5.8-19.4 34 17.7 10.7-27.9 88 48.5 34.3-63.1 23 8.7 4.7-15.6
Some Post-H.S. 171 25 13.9 8.6-21.7 15 8.0 4.2-14.9 35 16.4 10.2-25.3 83 49.2 37.3-61.2 13 12.6 5.8-24.9
College Graduate 225 33 15.9 10.6-23.0 18 8.7 4.7-15.4 60 24.3 18.1-31.8 93 43.6 35.4-52.2 21 7.5 4.4-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 3 5.3 1.4-17.5 5 5.8 2.0-15.3 14 26.9 14.4-44.6 30 50.7 33.9-67.4 5 11.4 4.2-27.2
$15,000- 24,999 76 11 13.0 5.3-28.2 9 28.1 8.3-62.9 16 15.3 7.3-29.4 29 36.3 18.9-58.3 11 7.2 2.9-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 67 10 12.5 6.3-23.4 9 12.5 6.0-24.4 12 19.8 10.1-35.2 27 35.9 23.1-51.2 9 19.2 8.7-37.0
$35,000- 49,999 88 7 7.3 2.7-18.2 14 11.0 5.5-20.6 19 21.0 11.1-36.1 43 55.0 39.5-69.5 5 5.8 1.9-16.8
$50,000-74,999 99 11 14.8 6.0-32.0 10 9.4 4.6-18.3 24 20.9 12.6-32.7 48 51.3 37.3-65.0 6 3.6 1.5- 8.4
$75,000+ 154 28 15.5 10.0-23.3 12 10.6 5.0-21.2 31 19.0 12.6-27.5 71 44.4 34.5-54.9 12 10.4 4.6-22.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 258 29 11.1 6.7-17.9 27 12.6 5.5-26.2 51 14.7 9.8-21.3 119 51.8 39.5-63.9 32 9.8 6.2-15.2
No 399 52 16.3 10.4-24.6 42 11.0 7.3-16.3 90 22.7 17.4-29.0 177 41.3 34.4-48.5 38 8.7 5.3-14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 20 13.3 7.8-21.9 10 5.6 2.7-11.1 25 18.0 10.9-28.4 80 53.8 42.4-64.8 15 9.3 4.6-18.1
Non-Veteran 518 62 14.4 9.5-21.2 61 12.8 8.2-19.4 118 19.2 14.9-24.5 220 43.8 36.1-51.8 57 9.8 6.6-14.2

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*Asked only of those who responded NO or Not Sure to a mandatory evacuation.

^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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