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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,662 11,153 95.2 94.5-95.8 509 4.8 4.2- 5.5
-Western NC 1,901 1,850 96.6 95.1-97.7 51 3.4 2.3- 4.9
GENDER
Male 736 722 96.9 94.0-98.5 14 3.1 1.5- 6.0
Female 1,165 1,128 96.3 94.4-97.6 37 3.7 2.4- 5.6
RACE
White 1,748 1,711 97.4 95.9-98.3 37 2.6 1.7- 4.1
African American 47 40 89.6 73.1-96.5 7 10.4 3.5-26.9
Other Minorities 93 88 89.4 70.1-96.8 5 10.6 3.2-29.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 34 75.0 48.7-90.5 5 25.0 9.5-51.3
Non-Hispanic 1,859 1,814 97.4 96.2-98.3 45 2.6 1.7- 3.8
AGE
18-24 42 41 98.0 87.0-99.7 1 2.0 0.3-13.0
25-34 121 118 97.5 92.0-99.2 3 2.5 0.8- 8.0
35-44 236 222 92.5 86.7-95.9 14 7.5 4.1-13.3
45-54 305 291 97.1 94.6-98.4 14 2.9 1.6- 5.4
55-64 452 449 99.7 98.9-99.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
65+ 726 712 98.2 96.8-99.0 14 1.8 1.0- 3.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 264 94.3 87.8-97.4 14 5.7 2.6-12.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 578 556 94.8 91.3-96.9 22 5.2 3.1- 8.7
Some Post-H.S. 503 498 99.1 96.8-99.7 5 0.9 0.3- 3.2
College Graduate 538 528 97.7 94.1-99.1 10 2.3 0.9- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 241 92.2 86.6-95.6 18 7.8 4.4-13.4
$15,000- 24,999 358 349 95.6 88.1-98.5 9 4.4 1.5-11.9
$25,000- 34,999 234 232 99.3 96.8-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2
$35,000- 49,999 252 246 98.6 96.0-99.5 6 1.4 0.5- 4.0
$50,000-74,999 247 243 96.6 90.6-98.8 4 3.4 1.2- 9.4
$75,000+ 244 242 98.1 91.4-99.6 2 1.9 0.4- 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 819 785 95.1 92.1-97.0 34 4.9 3.0- 7.9
No 1,051 1,036 97.9 96.1-98.9 15 2.1 1.1- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 268 265 99.2 97.4-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
Non-Veteran 1,633 1,585 96.2 94.5-97.5 48 3.8 2.5- 5.5

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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.

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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