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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

General Preparedness

What would be the main reason you might not evacuate if asked to do so?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Lack trust/officials Concern about property Concern about safety/pets Oth/traffic/health Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,326 157 12.0 9.3-15.4 161 13.5 10.2-17.7 242 17.5 14.3-21.2 633 47.2 42.3-52.2 133 9.7 7.5-12.4
-Western NC 313 43 13.0 8.8-18.7 37 12.8 8.5-18.8 43 15.5 10.6-22.1 158 48.1 40.5-55.7 32 10.7 6.8-16.5
GENDER
Male 181 29 13.8 8.5-21.5 26 13.5 8.1-21.8 24 14.2 8.4-23.0 85 47.1 37.3-57.1 17 11.5 6.4-19.8
Female 132 14 11.3 5.8-20.9 11 11.2 5.9-20.2 19 18.3 10.8-29.3 73 50.2 39.2-61.1 15 9.0 5.1-15.6
RACE
White 285 38 12.4 8.2-18.4 35 13.4 8.8-19.8 42 17.2 11.8-24.4 141 47.1 39.4-54.9 29 9.9 6.3-15.1
African American 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Other Minorities 22 3 15.1 3.0-50.5 2 10.9 2.3-39.5 0 0.0 . - . 15 50.7 21.0-79.9 2 23.3 4.2-67.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 1 2.9 0.3-21.9 3 26.4 5.4-69.5 1 23.1 2.9-74.9 2 4.2 0.7-21.5 1 43.4 7.8-87.4
Non-Hispanic 304 42 13.4 9.1-19.3 34 12.3 8.0-18.5 42 15.3 10.4-22.0 155 49.5 41.8-57.2 31 9.5 6.2-14.4
AGE
18-24 6 1 28.1 3.6-80.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.9 1.2-31.6 3 64.9 17.9-94.0 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 17 1 2.0 0.3-13.7 1 5.9 0.8-32.9 3 13.0 3.4-38.8 10 61.5 32.8-84.0 2 17.6 4.4-50.0
35-44 46 8 17.7 8.2-34.2 9 21.0 10.2-38.6 8 22.9 11.2-41.1 17 26.7 15.1-42.9 4 11.6 3.9-30.0
45-54 72 5 7.4 2.4-20.3 9 8.7 3.9-18.4 11 14.3 6.8-27.8 38 61.2 46.4-74.1 9 8.4 3.8-17.4
55-64 69 17 23.3 13.8-36.6 5 8.9 3.1-22.9 12 20.5 11.1-34.8 32 43.1 30.2-57.1 3 4.1 1.3-12.7
65+ 98 10 9.6 5.0-17.5 13 15.3 8.5-25.9 6 4.1 1.4-11.2 55 55.4 44.3-66.1 14 15.6 9.1-25.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 40 7 20.2 8.4-41.2 4 7.0 2.0-21.7 6 24.0 9.5-48.9 16 24.9 12.4-43.8 7 23.9 9.5-48.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 85 10 10.3 4.7-21.1 14 19.5 9.9-34.9 7 6.9 2.8-16.0 44 51.3 36.9-65.5 10 12.1 5.6-24.2
Some Post-H.S. 91 11 12.6 6.2-23.8 7 7.9 3.5-16.8 20 22.1 12.9-35.0 46 52.2 39.0-65.2 7 5.2 2.2-11.6
College Graduate 95 15 12.4 5.6-25.2 12 13.1 6.7-24.1 10 14.7 6.7-29.3 51 53.1 39.2-66.6 7 6.6 2.9-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 2 4.7 1.0-19.6 3 9.6 3.0-26.8 5 4.9 1.3-16.4 19 58.9 36.2-78.3 4 21.9 7.1-50.8
$15,000- 24,999 57 7 13.5 5.5-29.4 7 6.5 2.0-18.7 12 28.9 14.8-48.7 23 34.0 19.5-52.4 8 17.1 6.2-39.3
$25,000- 34,999 33 6 14.6 5.7-32.6 3 14.0 4.0-38.9 4 10.0 2.7-30.4 18 57.5 37.3-75.4 2 4.0 0.9-16.4
$35,000- 49,999 48 7 8.8 3.2-22.0 6 13.1 5.3-28.5 4 11.2 2.7-36.0 28 60.6 40.8-77.5 3 6.3 1.9-18.9
$50,000-74,999 42 7 11.9 4.3-28.9 2 2.2 0.5- 8.9 6 17.5 7.2-36.7 20 51.1 31.1-70.7 7 17.3 7.1-36.3
$75,000+ 49 8 16.6 6.5-36.1 9 21.0 10.4-37.8 9 19.2 8.5-37.9 22 42.7 26.6-60.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 110 14 13.5 6.9-24.8 8 4.6 2.0-10.3 19 18.7 9.9-32.5 59 57.4 43.8-69.9 10 5.9 3.0-11.3
No 197 27 10.9 6.8-17.2 28 15.8 10.1-24.0 24 15.0 9.3-23.2 97 45.7 36.7-55.1 21 12.5 7.3-20.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 63 8 9.0 4.1-18.8 8 10.6 4.4-23.6 8 10.9 4.8-23.1 36 62.9 46.4-76.8 3 6.6 2.0-19.3
Non-Veteran 250 35 13.8 9.0-20.5 29 13.2 8.4-20.2 35 16.4 10.8-24.1 122 45.1 36.9-53.5 29 11.5 7.1-18.3

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*Asked only of those who responded NO or Not Sure to a mandatory evacuation.

^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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