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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Landline Cell Other Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,425 2,515 21.3 20.0-22.7 6,456 64.7 63.1-66.2 946 9.0 8.1-10.0 508 5.0 4.3- 5.8
-Wake County 683 123 13.6 10.8-17.1 480 75.0 70.1-79.3 42 6.3 3.9-10.0 38 5.1 3.0- 8.4
GENDER
Male 241 43 11.6 7.7-17.0 169 75.8 67.3-82.6 21 9.0 4.7-16.6 8 3.6 1.1-10.7
Female 442 80 15.6 11.8-20.3 311 74.2 68.6-79.1 21 3.7 2.1- 6.6 30 6.5 3.9-10.5
RACE
White 502 93 15.2 11.8-19.4 353 74.8 69.6-79.3 31 5.3 3.2- 8.6 25 4.7 2.7- 8.1
Other 172 30 11.5 7.0-18.3 121 75.0 64.3-83.3 10 8.0 3.3-18.3 11 5.6 2.0-14.4
AGE
18-44 226 26 10.2 6.5-15.6 178 77.7 69.7-84.1 9 6.4 2.9-13.4 13 5.7 2.7-11.8
45+ 448 96 18.3 14.7-22.7 297 71.8 66.8-76.3 32 6.0 4.0- 8.7 23 3.9 2.5- 6.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 38 14.1 8.8-22.0 98 70.0 56.8-80.6 11 8.1 2.7-21.5 9 7.7 2.6-20.9
Some College + 525 85 13.5 10.3-17.4 382 76.9 72.2-81.1 30 5.6 3.5- 8.9 28 4.0 2.6- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 233 52 16.7 11.0-24.4 141 68.5 58.6-77.0 22 8.2 4.5-14.6 18 6.6 3.1-13.5
$50,000+ 360 54 13.8 10.1-18.6 278 79.4 74.0-83.9 13 3.4 1.7- 6.9 15 3.3 1.9- 5.8

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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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