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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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 11,655 10,328 88.2 87.1-89.2 455 4.3 3.7- 5.0 872 7.5 6.6- 8.5
-Western NC 1,899 1,584 82.9 80.3-85.1 121 7.2 5.7- 9.1 194 9.9 8.2-11.9
GENDER
Male 735 552 75.4 70.9-79.4 74 11.0 8.2-14.7 109 13.6 10.6-17.2
Female 1,164 1,032 89.6 87.2-91.6 47 3.8 2.6- 5.3 85 6.6 5.0- 8.7
RACE
White 1,746 1,460 83.2 80.7-85.5 108 6.7 5.3- 8.6 178 10.1 8.3-12.1
African American 47 46 99.0 93.1-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
Other Minorities 93 70 70.7 51.7-84.5 10 15.6 6.5-32.8 13 13.7 5.2-31.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 30 79.3 56.9-91.8 5 7.6 2.6-20.2 4 13.0 3.4-38.9
Non-Hispanic 1,857 1,552 83.0 80.5-85.3 115 7.1 5.6- 9.1 190 9.8 8.2-11.8
AGE
18-24 42 36 91.9 77.9-97.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.1 2.7-22.1
25-34 123 106 84.9 74.5-91.5 4 4.0 1.2-12.3 13 11.1 5.6-20.9
35-44 234 188 80.7 74.1-85.9 21 10.5 6.6-16.3 25 8.8 5.5-13.7
45-54 302 229 75.0 68.1-80.9 31 10.3 6.3-16.3 42 14.7 10.3-20.5
55-64 451 381 85.9 81.8-89.2 33 7.8 5.3-11.3 37 6.3 4.3- 9.1
65+ 728 630 85.7 82.5-88.4 31 4.7 3.2- 6.8 67 9.6 7.4-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 237 80.3 72.1-86.6 15 8.9 4.6-16.3 26 10.8 6.5-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 578 492 84.3 79.6-88.1 35 6.1 3.9- 9.5 51 9.6 6.6-13.6
Some Post-H.S. 500 410 83.6 79.0-87.3 35 7.4 4.8-11.1 55 9.1 6.5-12.5
College Graduate 539 443 81.9 76.9-86.0 36 7.6 4.9-11.8 60 10.5 7.5-14.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 257 224 85.0 77.9-90.2 17 6.8 3.9-11.6 16 8.1 4.2-15.1
$15,000- 24,999 359 301 82.9 76.5-87.9 24 7.5 4.2-13.0 34 9.6 6.1-14.7
$25,000- 34,999 234 201 89.9 85.1-93.3 12 3.3 1.7- 6.3 21 6.7 4.0-11.1
$35,000- 49,999 251 202 77.8 69.2-84.5 13 6.8 3.4-13.2 36 15.4 9.8-23.5
$50,000-74,999 247 206 81.8 74.0-87.7 18 10.4 5.7-18.1 23 7.8 4.6-12.9
$75,000+ 244 194 79.5 72.3-85.2 22 9.3 5.7-14.9 28 11.2 7.0-17.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 818 708 87.6 84.0-90.4 45 5.0 3.3- 7.3 65 7.5 5.2-10.6
No 1,054 857 80.5 77.0-83.6 72 8.1 6.0-10.8 125 11.4 9.1-14.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 269 205 76.9 69.1-83.1 23 8.8 5.2-14.5 41 14.4 9.3-21.5
Non-Veteran 1,630 1,379 83.7 81.0-86.1 98 7.0 5.4- 9.1 153 9.3 7.6-11.4

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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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