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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

General Preparedness

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,413 2,565 23.8 22.4-25.2 4,018 39.0 37.5-40.6 380 4.8 4.1- 5.7 2,756 26.6 25.2-28.1 694 5.7 5.1- 6.4
-Wake County 684 155 21.1 16.8-26.2 304 41.6 36.5-47.0 44 7.7 5.4-10.8 127 21.3 16.7-26.8 54 8.2 5.4-12.3
GENDER
Male 241 49 19.3 12.3-28.8 121 43.3 34.7-52.3 21 8.2 4.9-13.6 35 20.6 13.1-30.9 15 8.6 4.1-16.9
Female 443 106 22.9 18.4-28.1 183 40.1 34.2-46.3 23 7.2 4.6-11.2 92 22.0 17.1-27.7 39 7.8 5.1-11.9
RACE
White 502 107 19.4 15.5-24.1 247 49.2 43.5-54.9 34 9.8 6.6-14.2 69 13.8 10.0-18.7 45 7.8 5.3-11.4
Other 172 48 25.0 16.0-36.9 53 27.6 19.3-37.7 7 3.6 1.6- 8.0 55 34.7 24.4-46.7 9 9.1 3.7-20.6
AGE
18-44 226 49 20.8 14.3-29.2 89 37.5 29.9-45.8 28 10.2 6.7-15.3 42 22.1 15.3-30.8 18 9.4 5.1-16.7
45+ 449 106 22.1 17.9-26.9 213 47.9 42.0-53.7 15 4.3 2.2- 8.0 82 19.9 14.6-26.4 33 5.9 4.0- 8.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 45 22.4 12.6-36.6 48 24.7 16.1-35.9 4 2.8 0.8- 9.5 43 37.8 25.1-52.5 16 12.3 5.5-25.2
Some College + 526 110 20.7 16.5-25.6 255 48.0 42.4-53.5 40 9.6 6.7-13.5 83 15.1 11.7-19.4 38 6.7 4.2-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 233 55 22.7 13.6-35.5 86 31.7 23.3-41.5 11 4.4 2.0- 9.6 60 33.4 23.2-45.4 21 7.7 3.9-14.5
$50,000+ 360 82 23.3 18.2-29.4 180 47.3 40.9-53.7 30 10.6 7.1-15.5 49 14.4 10.2-20.1 19 4.3 2.6- 7.1

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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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