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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

General Preparedness

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  Total
Respond.^
Well prepared Somewhat prepared Not prepared at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,506 3,761 30.7 29.3-32.1 6,221 55.2 53.7-56.7 1,524 14.1 13.1-15.2
-Western NC 1,870 722 34.6 31.7-37.7 941 52.3 49.1-55.5 207 13.1 11.0-15.6
GENDER
Male 729 320 39.2 34.3-44.3 342 48.8 43.7-53.8 67 12.0 8.8-16.2
Female 1,141 402 30.5 27.1-34.1 599 55.5 51.5-59.4 140 14.0 11.4-17.1
RACE
White 1,720 666 34.4 31.5-37.5 873 53.4 50.2-56.6 181 12.1 10.0-14.6
African American 44 12 14.3 6.4-29.1 20 53.6 31.8-74.1 12 32.1 15.7-54.6
Other Minorities 93 37 46.7 28.0-66.3 44 37.5 21.6-56.6 12 15.8 6.9-32.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 18 41.5 22.8-63.0 10 17.3 8.1-33.3 11 41.2 21.0-64.9
Non-Hispanic 1,828 703 34.4 31.4-37.5 929 53.5 50.2-56.6 196 12.1 10.2-14.5
AGE
18-24 42 12 31.4 14.4-55.5 24 54.9 34.3-73.9 6 13.7 5.5-30.2
25-34 122 30 26.1 17.3-37.3 71 56.5 45.5-66.8 21 17.5 10.8-26.9
35-44 234 64 26.0 20.2-32.7 132 55.4 47.9-62.6 38 18.6 13.1-25.7
45-54 305 109 34.8 28.5-41.7 164 55.0 48.1-61.8 32 10.1 6.7-15.0
55-64 447 164 36.6 31.5-42.0 231 52.4 47.0-57.8 52 11.0 8.1-14.9
65+ 702 336 48.4 44.1-52.7 310 43.6 39.3-47.9 56 8.0 5.9-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 100 34.3 27.2-42.2 113 45.7 37.8-53.9 50 20.0 14.1-27.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 572 222 35.5 29.7-41.7 288 51.6 45.5-57.7 62 12.9 9.4-17.4
Some Post-H.S. 499 193 32.3 27.3-37.8 254 51.8 45.7-57.8 52 15.9 11.2-22.1
College Graduate 532 206 36.0 30.9-41.4 283 56.5 50.9-61.9 43 7.5 5.1-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 88 32.9 25.8-40.9 109 43.5 35.3-52.0 50 23.6 16.7-32.2
$15,000- 24,999 355 123 26.1 20.7-32.4 183 51.4 44.0-58.8 49 22.4 15.8-30.8
$25,000- 34,999 232 76 29.3 22.5-37.2 133 60.1 51.5-68.1 23 10.6 6.3-17.3
$35,000- 49,999 252 110 41.2 33.3-49.6 125 50.7 42.3-59.0 17 8.1 4.2-15.2
$50,000-74,999 247 94 33.9 26.7-42.0 133 56.5 48.4-64.3 20 9.6 5.7-15.5
$75,000+ 242 105 37.8 30.6-45.5 118 53.6 45.7-61.3 19 8.7 5.3-13.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 802 288 32.4 28.0-37.1 407 52.4 47.6-57.3 107 15.2 11.9-19.2
No 1,036 422 36.0 32.1-40.2 520 52.3 48.0-56.5 94 11.7 9.0-15.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 266 130 46.4 38.8-54.1 120 48.1 40.5-55.7 16 5.5 3.2- 9.6
Non-Veteran 1,604 592 33.0 29.8-36.3 821 52.9 49.4-56.3 191 14.1 11.8-16.9

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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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