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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

General Preparedness

Does your household have a 3-day supply of prescription medication for each person
who takes prescribed medicines?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No No one HH requires meds.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,650 9,803 78.9 77.5-80.2 649 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,198 13.7 12.6-14.9
-Western NC 1,898 1,612 81.5 78.8-84.0 95 6.3 4.9- 8.1 191 12.1 10.1-14.5
GENDER
Male 732 623 83.5 79.5-86.9 26 4.9 3.0- 7.8 83 11.6 8.9-15.1
Female 1,166 989 79.8 76.0-83.1 69 7.6 5.6-10.1 108 12.6 9.8-16.0
RACE
White 1,746 1,488 81.9 79.2-84.4 80 5.7 4.3- 7.5 178 12.3 10.2-14.8
African American 47 42 87.2 69.3-95.4 4 9.8 3.1-27.3 1 3.0 0.4-18.6
Other Minorities 92 72 73.3 55.1-86.0 9 15.1 6.4-31.8 11 11.6 4.4-27.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 31 68.5 43.5-86.0 5 15.5 4.3-42.7 3 16.0 4.7-42.2
Non-Hispanic 1,856 1,579 82.1 79.4-84.5 89 5.9 4.6- 7.6 188 12.0 10.0-14.4
AGE
18-24 39 25 73.5 53.6-86.9 4 6.4 2.0-18.4 10 20.1 8.7-40.0
25-34 123 84 70.1 60.1-78.5 14 9.5 5.2-16.6 25 20.4 13.4-29.8
35-44 235 168 72.3 65.2-78.5 21 8.5 5.1-13.8 46 19.2 14.0-25.7
45-54 304 245 81.3 75.2-86.2 24 8.2 5.0-13.1 35 10.6 7.0-15.6
55-64 451 409 91.8 88.6-94.2 13 2.9 1.6- 5.2 29 5.3 3.5- 8.0
65+ 727 666 93.2 91.0-95.0 17 2.3 1.2- 4.0 44 4.5 3.2- 6.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 250 84.5 77.9-89.4 15 8.6 5.1-14.1 15 6.9 3.8-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 573 491 81.5 76.3-85.8 30 8.1 5.2-12.5 52 10.4 7.4-14.4
Some Post-H.S. 504 416 77.8 71.4-83.0 27 6.1 3.8- 9.7 61 16.2 11.4-22.4
College Graduate 537 451 83.5 79.1-87.2 23 3.3 1.9- 5.5 63 13.2 9.9-17.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 216 80.8 73.1-86.8 22 11.8 7.0-19.2 20 7.3 4.2-12.7
$15,000- 24,999 357 296 76.6 68.8-82.9 19 8.3 4.4-15.2 42 15.1 10.2-21.8
$25,000- 34,999 234 204 86.6 79.8-91.3 10 5.1 2.4-10.3 20 8.4 4.9-14.1
$35,000- 49,999 251 211 76.9 68.2-83.9 15 8.1 4.3-14.7 25 15.0 9.2-23.3
$50,000-74,999 249 213 82.6 75.3-88.1 10 4.6 2.3- 8.7 26 12.8 8.0-20.0
$75,000+ 243 206 85.2 79.0-89.8 9 3.2 1.4- 6.8 28 11.6 7.6-17.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 817 739 85.7 81.5-89.1 48 8.2 5.7-11.7 30 6.0 3.8- 9.3
No 1,048 846 78.8 75.1-82.1 45 5.1 3.6- 7.3 157 16.1 13.1-19.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 269 237 87.9 81.7-92.2 7 3.9 1.6- 8.8 25 8.2 4.9-13.6
Non-Veteran 1,629 1,375 80.6 77.6-83.3 88 6.7 5.1- 8.7 166 12.7 10.5-15.3

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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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