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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Heart Attack and Stroke

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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 9,329 6,460 69.2 67.6-70.7 1,390 14.2 13.1-15.4 1,479 16.7 15.4-18.0
-Guilford County 443 321 73.0 67.7-77.7 72 15.3 11.6-19.8 50 11.7 8.6-15.8
GENDER
Male 164 124 76.1 67.7-82.8 22 12.5 7.7-19.7 18 11.4 7.0-18.2
Female 279 197 70.3 63.3-76.4 50 17.7 12.8-24.0 32 12.0 8.0-17.6
RACE
White 311 236 77.1 71.3-82.1 44 12.7 9.1-17.4 31 10.2 6.8-14.9
Other 131 85 64.7 53.8-74.2 28 20.9 13.2-31.5 18 14.4 8.5-23.3
AGE
18-44 175 127 73.1 64.2-80.4 29 15.1 9.6-23.1 19 11.8 7.0-19.1
45+ 264 191 72.7 66.2-78.3 43 15.6 11.3-21.2 30 11.7 8.0-16.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 97 64.9 55.5-73.2 25 16.3 10.3-24.7 30 18.9 12.8-26.9
Some College + 289 223 77.5 71.0-82.9 46 14.7 10.4-20.4 20 7.7 4.6-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 140 71.6 63.3-78.6 30 13.8 9.1-20.5 24 14.6 9.4-21.9
$50,000+ 140 108 81.8 73.6-87.9 21 10.5 6.6-16.3 11 7.7 3.6-15.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 450 315 69.9 64.6-74.8 72 15.5 12.0-19.8 63 14.6 10.9-19.2
Guilford 443 321 73.0 67.7-77.7 72 15.3 11.6-19.8 50 11.7 8.6-15.8
Mecklenburg 445 320 69.2 63.1-74.6 59 12.5 8.8-17.4 66 18.3 14.0-23.7
Orange 450 314 65.6 57.2-73.2 60 15.9 10.2-24.1 76 18.4 12.6-26.3
Wake 448 317 68.5 62.6-73.8 60 13.0 9.6-17.4 71 18.5 14.0-24.1
Chatham/Lee 394 268 67.3 61.1-73.0 56 12.6 9.4-16.7 70 20.1 15.2-26.0
Nash/Wilson 373 247 65.9 60.0-71.3 63 15.3 11.6-20.0 63 18.8 14.5-24.0
Craven/Pamlico 446 291 67.2 61.8-72.3 79 15.6 12.3-19.6 76 17.2 13.1-22.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 432 307 70.2 64.5-75.3 65 14.8 11.3-19.1 60 15.0 11.1-20.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 453 352 76.3 69.6-81.9 48 12.1 7.5-18.9 53 11.6 8.4-15.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 311 68.7 61.7-75.0 79 12.6 9.6-16.5 81 18.7 13.6-25.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 424 300 66.9 56.6-75.8 55 10.4 7.4-14.4 69 22.7 13.9-34.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 310 65.3 60.0-70.3 76 16.8 13.1-21.4 83 17.9 14.1-22.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 268 66.9 61.1-72.2 60 13.8 10.3-18.2 83 19.3 15.1-24.3
Northeast NC I 453 299 66.5 59.4-73.0 81 17.2 13.3-21.8 73 16.3 10.5-24.5
Northeast NC II 507 342 69.4 64.4-74.1 81 16.3 12.6-20.8 84 14.3 11.2-18.0
Northeastern Partnership 960 641 68.4 64.3-72.3 162 16.6 13.8-19.9 157 15.0 12.0-18.6
Mountain AHEC 1,296 912 70.7 66.8-74.2 200 15.2 12.7-18.0 184 14.2 11.4-17.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,262 2,167 67.5 64.7-70.2 525 15.2 13.2-17.5 570 17.2 15.1-19.6
Piedmont 4,004 2,807 69.5 67.2-71.6 574 13.7 12.2-15.4 623 16.8 15.1-18.8
Western NC 2,063 1,486 71.5 68.3-74.6 291 13.8 11.7-16.2 286 14.6 12.2-17.4

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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