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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

General Preparedness

If public authorities announced a mandatory evacuation from your community due to a large-scale disaster or emergency,
would you evacuate?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,394 9,167 87.3 86.1-88.5 427 4.6 4.0- 5.3 800 8.1 7.1- 9.2
-Wake County 683 625 92.5 89.2-94.9 13 2.6 1.0- 6.3 45 4.9 3.5- 6.9
GENDER
Male 240 217 91.3 84.5-95.3 6 4.3 1.4-12.5 17 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Female 443 408 93.6 90.6-95.8 7 1.0 0.5- 2.2 28 5.3 3.4- 8.3
RACE
White 501 452 91.1 87.7-93.6 11 2.2 1.1- 4.5 38 6.7 4.6- 9.7
Other 172 165 95.1 84.2-98.6 2 3.3 0.5-17.8 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0
AGE
18-44 225 216 95.5 88.9-98.3 4 2.8 0.7-10.7 5 1.7 0.6- 4.4
45+ 449 403 89.0 85.0-92.0 9 2.3 1.0- 5.0 37 8.7 6.1-12.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 139 90.8 78.9-96.3 6 5.5 1.3-20.5 11 3.7 1.8- 7.7
Some College + 525 486 93.3 90.5-95.4 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6 32 5.2 3.5- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 233 218 96.3 93.6-97.9 5 1.2 0.5- 2.9 10 2.5 1.3- 4.9
$50,000+ 359 326 91.2 87.4-94.0 7 2.1 0.9- 4.8 26 6.7 4.4-10.1

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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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