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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

General Preparedness

Does your household have a 3-day supply of nonperishable food for everyone who lives there?
By nonperishable we mean food that does not require refrigeration or cooking.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,629 10,227 85.7 84.5-86.8 1,402 14.3 13.2-15.5
-Western NC 1,902 1,734 90.8 88.8-92.4 168 9.2 7.6-11.2
GENDER
Male 737 685 92.6 89.7-94.8 52 7.4 5.2-10.3
Female 1,165 1,049 89.1 86.4-91.3 116 10.9 8.7-13.6
RACE
White 1,749 1,606 91.3 89.3-92.9 143 8.7 7.1-10.7
African American 47 36 80.9 60.9-92.0 11 19.1 8.0-39.1
Other Minorities 93 81 86.7 73.1-94.0 12 13.3 6.0-26.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 33 81.7 56.0-94.0 6 18.3 6.0-44.0
Non-Hispanic 1,860 1,699 91.2 89.3-92.7 161 8.8 7.3-10.7
AGE
18-24 42 38 93.1 81.2-97.7 4 6.9 2.3-18.8
25-34 122 110 89.6 81.0-94.6 12 10.4 5.4-19.0
35-44 235 205 87.6 82.0-91.6 30 12.4 8.4-18.0
45-54 305 274 90.5 85.8-93.8 31 9.5 6.2-14.2
55-64 451 418 93.9 91.1-95.9 33 6.1 4.1- 8.9
65+ 728 673 92.8 90.3-94.6 55 7.2 5.4- 9.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 257 90.2 83.8-94.2 21 9.8 5.8-16.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 579 523 90.3 86.4-93.2 56 9.7 6.8-13.6
Some Post-H.S. 504 461 89.9 85.7-93.0 43 10.1 7.0-14.3
College Graduate 537 490 92.4 89.2-94.7 47 7.6 5.3-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 225 82.0 73.6-88.1 33 18.0 11.9-26.4
$15,000- 24,999 358 321 86.2 79.5-91.0 37 13.8 9.0-20.5
$25,000- 34,999 236 219 92.1 86.6-95.4 17 7.9 4.6-13.4
$35,000- 49,999 252 228 93.0 88.3-95.9 24 7.0 4.1-11.7
$50,000-74,999 249 226 92.0 87.2-95.2 23 8.0 4.8-12.8
$75,000+ 243 231 96.0 92.3-98.0 12 4.0 2.0- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 820 747 89.9 86.6-92.5 73 10.1 7.5-13.4
No 1,050 956 91.1 88.5-93.1 94 8.9 6.9-11.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 268 246 92.5 88.0-95.3 22 7.5 4.7-12.0
Non-Veteran 1,634 1,488 90.5 88.4-92.3 146 9.5 7.7-11.6

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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.

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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