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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

General Preparedness

Does your household have a written disaster evacuation plan for how you will leave your home,
in case of a large-scale disaster or emergency that requires evacuation?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,562 1,883 17.2 16.1-18.5 9,679 82.8 81.5-83.9
-Western NC 1,888 322 17.3 14.9-20.0 1,566 82.7 80.0-85.1
GENDER
Male 731 115 17.1 13.3-21.7 616 82.9 78.3-86.7
Female 1,157 207 17.5 14.7-20.8 950 82.5 79.2-85.3
RACE
White 1,736 286 15.6 13.5-17.9 1,450 84.4 82.1-86.5
African American 46 9 26.9 8.9-58.1 37 73.1 41.9-91.1
Other Minorities 93 25 42.6 23.9-63.6 68 57.4 36.4-76.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 8 22.7 8.4-48.4 31 77.3 51.6-91.6
Non-Hispanic 1,846 314 17.2 14.8-19.9 1,532 82.8 80.1-85.2
AGE
18-24 40 6 24.2 9.5-49.0 34 75.8 51.0-90.5
25-34 123 19 15.4 9.1-25.1 104 84.6 74.9-90.9
35-44 235 39 17.5 12.4-24.1 196 82.5 75.9-87.6
45-54 300 48 15.1 10.9-20.7 252 84.9 79.3-89.1
55-64 451 86 18.4 14.5-23.1 365 81.6 76.9-85.5
65+ 720 121 17.3 14.3-20.8 599 82.7 79.2-85.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 64 21.1 15.2-28.6 214 78.9 71.4-84.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 571 101 19.1 14.4-25.0 470 80.9 75.0-85.6
Some Post-H.S. 498 77 15.9 11.9-21.1 421 84.1 78.9-88.1
College Graduate 537 79 14.5 11.0-18.7 458 85.5 81.3-89.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 55 19.0 13.6-25.9 203 81.0 74.1-86.4
$15,000- 24,999 356 56 16.5 11.2-23.6 300 83.5 76.4-88.8
$25,000- 34,999 234 37 21.2 13.4-31.9 197 78.8 68.1-86.6
$35,000- 49,999 249 38 15.4 10.3-22.3 211 84.6 77.7-89.7
$50,000-74,999 245 39 14.9 10.2-21.2 206 85.1 78.8-89.8
$75,000+ 244 31 12.3 7.8-18.8 213 87.7 81.2-92.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 815 151 18.7 14.9-23.1 664 81.3 76.9-85.1
No 1,045 166 16.6 13.6-20.2 879 83.4 79.8-86.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 32 14.4 9.8-20.9 235 85.6 79.1-90.2
Non-Veteran 1,621 290 17.7 15.1-20.7 1,331 82.3 79.3-84.9

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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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