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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

General Preparedness

Does your household have a working flashlight and working batteries for your use if the
electricity is out?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,401 9,950 95.2 94.5-95.9 451 4.8 4.1- 5.5
-Wake County 680 651 96.5 94.5-97.8 29 3.5 2.2- 5.5
GENDER
Male 240 233 97.5 94.2-99.0 7 2.5 1.0- 5.8
Female 440 418 95.5 92.6-97.3 22 4.5 2.7- 7.4
RACE
White 499 484 97.5 95.2-98.7 15 2.5 1.3- 4.8
Other 171 157 94.5 90.0-97.1 14 5.5 2.9-10.0
AGE
18-44 225 215 96.6 93.4-98.3 10 3.4 1.7- 6.6
45+ 446 427 96.2 93.6-97.8 19 3.8 2.2- 6.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 143 93.7 87.6-97.0 13 6.3 3.0-12.4
Some College + 522 506 97.5 95.6-98.6 16 2.5 1.4- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 231 213 92.6 86.8-96.0 18 7.4 4.0-13.2
$50,000+ 358 350 97.8 95.5-99.0 8 2.2 1.0- 4.5

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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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